After a free throw from junior forward Bam Bowmanthe Broncos answered with a run that gave them their largest lead at with to go. After Adaway hit a pair of free throws at the mark, Ringo ended the RedHawks stretch without a field goal by driving in for a layup. Western Michigan pushed the advantage back to seven atbut a triple from Harouna, an old-fashioned three-point play from Harouna and an and-1 by Ringo put Miami back in front.
Ole Miss shot Combined with 17 points from Terence Davis and forcing 17 turnovers, including 11 steals, the Rebels took a lead into the locker room.
Ole Miss limited Dugan, who tallied 32 points and 22 rebounds in the Broncos' season-opening win Tuesday night.
Despite playing 15 minutes, the center managed just two points and three rebounds. The Broncos began the second half with some momentum, using a run to slice the Ole Miss cushion to However, the next seven points went on the Rebels' side of the court.
Tyree hit an elbow jumper for the Rebels' first bucket of the second half before Shuler drilled a three from the top of the key.
Jumping a pass on the wing, came up with a steal before gliding down the lane for an easy deuce.
Just like that, Ole Miss was back out in front Ole Miss kept Western Michigan without a made field goal for nearly five minutes. A scoring run, capped off by a corner three from Shuler, forced the Broncos to call a timeout facing their largest deficit and trailing with left in the game.
Throughout the rest of the game, the Rebels kept the game out of arm's reach. The closest the Broncos got was a point differential. Shuler and Tyree combined for 20 of the Rebels' 47 second half points to send Ole Miss into cruise control.
Once the final horn sounded and joined his team in the locker room, the new head coach was awarded the game ball to send the Rebels into exuberance. Up next, the Rebels head north for their first road game of the season.
The Friday night matchup begins at 7 p.
CT on FS2. Ole Miss won its season opener for the 14th time in the last 15 seasons. The Rebels were victorious in their first official game under Kermit Davis.
Bradley The 15 steals were the most by Ole Miss since recording 20 versus Lipscomb six years ago Nov.