Late swoon costs Ole Miss
Published 10:00 am Monday, January 27, 2014
OXFORD — Theresa Plaisance scored 23 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as No. 15 LSU (16-4, 5-2 Southeastern Conference) held Ole Miss without a point over the final 31⁄2 minutes of the game to secure a 66-56 win on Sunday.
Diara Moore’s two free throws with 3:44 to play cut the LSU lead to a single point, 57-56, but the Rebels missed their last six shots, three from 3-point range, while LSU converted 5 of 6 from the free throw line in the final minute.
Moore led Ole Miss (10-11, 1-6) with 17 points.
Mississippi State 69, Missouri 62
STARKVILLE — Freshman Dominique Dillingham scored a career-high 21 points to lead Mississippi State (15-6, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) to a 69-62 win over Missouri on Sunday.
Martha Alwal added 13 points, 13 rebounds and three blocked shots, while Breanna Richardson scored 15 points. The Bulldogs shot 48.1 percent (13-for-27) in the second half to overcome a five-point deficit at halftime.
Bri Kulas and Morgan Eye led Missouri (13-7, 2-5) with 14 points apiece.