Michaelis scores 20, No. 22 Missouri handles Ole Miss 60-46
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Sierra Michaelis scored 20 points with eight rebounds and five assists and No. 22 Missouri handled Mississippi 60-46 on Sunday.
Michaelis went 6 of 9 from the field with four 3-pointers. Jordan Frericks had 17 points with nine boards, Sophie Cunningham had 10 points with 11 rebounds and Cierra Porter grabbed 10 more rebounds as Missouri (18-4, 5-4 SEC) dominated the glass 50-32.
Mississippi (10-11, 2-6 SEC) was led by A'Queen Hayes and Shandricka Sessom with 15 points apiece. Shequila Joseph added 10 points. Ole Miss was limited to 24 percent from the field, including 5 of 34 (14.7 percent) from beyond the arc.
Ole Miss led after a slow first half, 19-18, as the teams combined for seven points in the second quarter. Missouri heated up in the third, though, as Michaelis hit 3-pointers on the Tigers first two possessions, then closed the frame with a 7-2 spurt.
Missouri finished the game with an 11-3 run over 5:11.