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Joe sparks late Arkansas rally to beat Mississippi

 Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman in action during an NCAA college basketball game between Arkansas and Indiana in Bloomington, Ind., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)
Arkansas head coach Eric Musselman in action during an NCAA college basketball game between Arkansas and Indiana in Bloomington, Ind., Sunday, Dec. 29, 2019. (AP Photo/AJ Mast) (KY3)
Published: Jan. 11, 2020 at 9:11 PM CST
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Isaiah Joe scored 34 points and added a game-saving steal before converting a pair of free throws with 17 seconds remaining as Arkansas rallied to defeat Mississippi 76-72.

Arkansas wiped out a 60-51 deficit with seven minutes remaining. Joe scored 28 second half points including 14 in the decisive stretch run. The clinching steal preserved a 72-70 lead, forcing an Ole Miss foul, converted with free throws by Joe for an insurmountable 74-70 cushion.

Arkansas returns home Wednesday night against Vanderbilt.

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