Ole Miss Defeats No. 25 Oregon Women
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Taylor Manuel scored 22 points and Mississippi beat No. 25 Oregon 83-67 on Wednesday night.
Madinah Muhammad added a pair of 3-pointers and 18 points for the Rebels (8-2), who made only 4 of 20 from the arc and were outrebounded 41-37 but used 17 Oregon turnovers, eight off steals, to score 23 points.
Ruthy Hebard was 10 of 13 from the floor and scored 22 points for the Ducks (8-2), who had a four-game winning streak snapped. Justine Hall scored 10 points while Mallory McGwire recorded her first double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds. Freshman guard Sabrina Ionescu, who had put up two triple-doubles in the previous three games, was held to two points, two rebounds and one assist.
The Rebels took a 4-0 lead on a pair of Manuel baskets, were up 14 at halftime and stayed in front by double figures in the second half.
The Ducks were ranked this week for the first time since December 2003.