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The Olive Branch (MS) varsity basketball team lost Saturday's neutral playoff game against Starkville (MS) by a score of 65-63.

This game is a part of the "2019-20 MHSAA Boys Basketball Championships - Boys 6A" tournament.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Starkville----65
Olive Branch----63
Final score provided by B. Shields.
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Game Story

Mississippi High School Basketball - Starkville nips Olive Branch

February 29, 2020: Starkville, MS 39759

Starkville Yellowjackets (Starkville, MS) backers were pleased Saturday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the visiting Olive Branch Conquistadors (Olive Branch, MS), 65-63 in a non-league match.

In their next game, the Yellowjackets meet the Harrison Central Red Rebels (Gulfport, MS) in a non-league match, on Wednesday, March 4. Starkville will attempt to move on its 22-3 season record. The Red Rebels enter the match with a 26-4 record after their 66-62 non-league win over Petal (Petal, MS).

With the defeat, Olive Branch moves to 22-6 on the year.

Rankings & Records

Starkville (19-20)

NationalMSReg.
20821
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
24-24-08-07-19-1.9231.0001,7991,340

Olive Branch (19-20)

NationalMSReg.
24932
OverallDistrictHomeAwayNeutralWin %District %PFPA
22-69-07-26-19-3.7861.0002,0011,617

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4OT1Final
Starkville
18.013.816.821.510.069.2
Olive Branch
18.419.020.014.6-71.5

Record Breakdown

Starkville (19-20)

Olive Branch (19-20)

24-2
Overall
22-6
4-0
League
9-0
14-1
Non-League
11-4
1-0
Head to Head
0-1
2-0
Common Opponent
5-0
8-0
Home
7-2
7-1
Away
6-1
9-1
Neutral
9-3
5-0
Playoff
1-1
24-2
In-State
15-1
0-0
Out-of-State
7-5