Warren leads Mississippi to 72-59 win over LSU

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Chris Warren scored 22 points to lead Mississippi to a 72-59 win over LSU on Thursday night.

Warren led four players who scored in double figures for the Rebels (20-9, 8-7 Southeastern Conference). Zach Graham scored 16, Terrico White added 15 and Murphy Holloway had 12.

Warren hit all five of his 3-pointers during the first half, when he was perfect from behind the arc.

Bo Spencer scored 20 points to lead LSU (10-19, 1-14).

The game was tight for the first 35 minutes, and Ole Miss held a 58-55 lead with 6:34 left. But the Rebels closed on a 14-4 run.

The win gives Mississippi coach Andy Kennedy 20 wins for the third time in four seasons with the Rebels. Now Mississippi must win at Arkansas on Saturday to clinch a first-round bye in next week's SEC tournament.

LSU closes the regular season at home against Georgia on Saturday.

(This version CORRECTS APNewsNow. Mississippi 72, LSU 59. corrects points scored in 2nd graph.)