No. 14 Mississippi State women sweep Ole Miss 60-51
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) Victoria Vivians had 22 points and 10 rebounds to record her second double-double of the season and No. 14 Mississippi State beat Mississippi 60-51 Sunday for the Bulldogs' fifth straight win in the rivalry.
Mississippi State has won 11 of its last 13 against the Rebels.
Vivians banked in a 3 for her 17th point to give Mississippi State a 10-point lead with 7:30 remaining and capped her day with a coast-to-coast layup for a 57-47 lead with 2:30 remaining.
Madinah Muhammad made five straight free throws on two straight possessions for Ole Miss to get within 52-47 but Vivians scored the next five.
Dominique Dillingham added 12 points and Morgan William had 10 points with seven assists for Mississippi State (23-6, 10-5 SEC).
Muhammad finished with 14 points on 2-of-18 shooting for Ole Miss (10-18, 2-13). She was 10 of 11 at the stripe.