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Trevor Releford sinks game-winner in Alabama’s win over Ole Miss (VIDEO)

APTOPIX Georgia Alabama Basketball

Alabama guard Andrew Steele, left, hugs guard Trevor Releford after Releford hit the game-winning buzzer-beater from 50 feet against Georgia in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Alabama won 61-58. (AP Photo/, Vasha Hunt) MAGS OUT


Trevor Releford scored 21 of his game-high 26 in the second half; the biggest shot coming in the final seconds to give Alabama a 67-64 win over Ole Miss, snapping the Crimson Tide’s four-game losing streak and delivering the Rebels a tough loss in the process.

Ole Miss still sit third in the SEC standings behind Florida and Kentucky. After its upcoming game against Georgia, Ole Miss has a difficult back-to-back against the Wildcats and Gators, though both of those are at home. The Rebels then get another crack agains the Crimson Tide, the finale of their three-game home stand.

The Rebels had just earned a win over Missouri this weekend, helping their case to be on the bubble. But a loss to Alabama, coupled with his lack of non-conference wins, is a real blow to their tournament hopes.

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