Lady Rebs play well but lose at Ohio State

The Ole Miss Lady Rebels played well but lost at Ohio State on Sunday. UM is now 3-3 on the season following the 69-55 setback.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -Jentel Lavender had 24 points and 15 rebounds, and Ohio State held Ole Miss scoreless for seven minutes down the stretch in the No. 19 Buckeyes' 69-55 victory over the Rebels on Sunday.

Ole Miss took a 51-48 lead on a layup by Shawn Goff with 8:06 remaining. The Buckeyes (6-2) then scored 17 straight points, including nine by Lavender, before Ole Miss scored with 56 seconds left.

Ashlee Trebilcock added 17 points for Ohio State, which shot 38 percent from the field. Star Allen added eight points and eight rebounds.

Shantell Black led the Rebels with 15 points, and Kayla Melson and Elizabeth Robertson had 10 points apiece. Ole Miss shot 32 percent from the field.

Ole Miss hosts Arkansas-Pine Bluff on Monday, Dec. 10 at 11 a.m. in the annual School Day game at Tad Smith Coliseum.

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