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Mississippi rallied from a six-shot deficit Tuesday and overtook Kent State to score a one-stroke victory in the Hootie at Bulls Bay Intercollegiate golf tournament.

The Rebels shot a final-round 269, 19-under par, and finished the tournament at 23-under 841. Mississippi was led by 2017 NCAA individual champion Braden Thornberry, who fired a 6-under 66 and claimed medalist honors with a 54-hole total of 203. In addition to Thornberry's 66, the Rebels also counted scores of 67 by Cecil Wegener, and 68s by Josh Seiple and Kerry Sweeney.

Defending champion South Carolina, trying to win the event for the fourth straight time, finished ninth at 3-over-par 867. The Gamecocks were led by Scott Stevens, who tied for 10th individually with a 4-under 212.

College of Charleston finished 10th, one shot behind South Carolina. Hunter Dunagan led the Cougars with a score of 214 and tied for 19th.

Wofford finished 15th, led by Nick Willis and Ryan Marter, who both shot 225.

TEAM STANDINGS: Mississippi, 281-291-269--841; Kent State, 281-285-276--841; Kentucky, 281-287-276--844; Iowa State, 281-290-284--855; Missouri, 278-299-279--856; Wisconsin, 289-292-277--858; Auburn, 287-300-271--858; N.C. State, 288-298-274--860; South Carolina, 288-301-278--867; College of Charleston, 289-301-278--868; Louisville, 290-306-283--879; Georgia State, 285-308-287--880; Eastern Kentucky, 296-306-278--880; Georgia Southern, 299-302-291--892; Wofford, 306-312-290--908.

INDIVIDUAL LEADERS: Braden Thornberry, Mississippi, 68-69--66-203; Lukas Euler, Kentucky, 70-68-67--205; Ian Holt, Kent State, 69-68-69--205; Jordan Hahn, Wisconsin, 70-70-70--207; Bjarki Petursson, Kent State, 70-70-69--209; Maximillian Mehles, Kentucky. 72-69-69--210; Lachian Barker, Iowa State, 68-71-71--210; Denzel Ierermia, Iowa State, 71-69-71--211; Josh Seiple, Mississippi, 73-70-68--211; Scott Stevens, South Carolina, 71-74-67--212; Chase Johnson, Kent State, 69-73-70--212; Cecil Wegener, Mississippi, 69-76-67--212; Benjamin Shipp, N.C. State, 71-75-66--212; Steven Fisk, Georgia Southern, 70-72-71--213; Brandon Mancheno, Auburn, 73-73-67--213; Stephen Franken, N.C. State, 71-73-69--213; Jamie Stewart, Missouri, 73-72-68--213; Rory Franssen, Missouri, 69-74-70--213; Cooper Musselman, Kentucky, 69-75-70--214; Matthias Schmid, Louisville, 71-75-68--214; Hunter Dunagan, College of Charleston, 71-75-68--214.

COLLEGE OF CHARLESTON: Hunter Dunagan, 71-75-68--214; Logan Sowell, 73-75-70--218; Colin Hamilton, 76-76-69--221; Michael Sass, 74-75-73--222; Reed Bentley, 71-81-71--223.

SOUTH CAROLINA: Scott Stevens, 71-74-67--212; Keenan Huskey, 69-79-71--219; Jamie Wilson, 76-76-67--219; Will Miles, 76-72-73--221; Andrew Spiegler, 72-79-75--226.

WOFFORD: Nick Willis, 75-77-73--225; Ryan Marter, 80-74-71--225; Evan Grenus, 77-79-73--229; Patrick Bridges, 74-82-73--229; Patrick Talledo, 83-85-76--244.