Odum, Indiana State beat Miami, 57-55, in OT

December 26, 2012 

Jake Odum banked in a 15-footer with eight-tenths of a second to go in overtime to rally Indiana State to a 57-55 win over Miami (8-3) in the third-place game of the Diamond Head Classic.

Manny Arop and R.J. Mahurin scored 13 points apiece for the Sycamores (7-4), who trailed by as many as nine points and who shot 27 percent from the field.

Arop made two free throws to tie it at 55 with 1:03 left in overtime, and after Miami’s Kenny Kadji missed a shot, Indiana State got the ball and called timeout with 29.3 seconds left. Odum received the ensuing inbounds pass and held the ball until 5 seconds remained. He pump-faked near the free-throw line and hit the game-winning shot.

Mississippi 81, Hawaii 66: Murphy Holloway scored 18 points to lead Mississippi to an 81-66 win over Hawaii in the fifth-place game of the Diamond Head Classic.

Nick Williams and Marshall Henderson scored 16 points each and Aaron Jones added 10 points for the Rebels (10-2), who pulled away in the final four minutes from a close game.

Vander Joaquim led Hawaii (6-5) with 29 points and 15 rebounds.

San Francisco 67, ETSU 49: Cole Dickerson scored 13 of his game-high 19 points in the first half in the seventh-place game.

The Dons (6-6) also got 15 points from Cody Doolin and 10 from Tim Derksen to snap a five-game losing streak. The Buccaneers (2-10) were led by Jarvis Jones’ 17 points. It was their seventh consecutive loss. McClatchy news services

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