Mississippi State defeats Ole Miss 71-63

STARKVILLE, Miss.(AP) — Ravern Johnson scored 18 points and
Mississippi State swept the season series with archrival
Mississippi for the fourth time in seven years with a 71-63 win
on Thursday night.

Johnson hit four 3-pointers and combined with Kodi Augustus on a
14-7 run to open the second half and help the Bulldogs (17-7,
5-4 Southeastern Conference) to their third straight win over
the Rebels (17-7, 5-5) – the longest streak since winning eight
from 2002-05.