OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Shakira Austin scored 21 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Mississippi ended a six-game losing streak with a 72-60 upset of No. 15 Kentucky on Thursday night.

It was just the second Ole Miss win over a ranked team in the 16 matchups under third-year coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin. The other was also a win over Kentucky, then No. 16, in the 2018-19 season. The Rebels had lost 13 straight since, all against SEC rivals.

The Wildcats never really got untracked, falling behind by 13 points at halftime and shooting 32% (21 of 66). It was their second chilly outing in a row. Kentucky shot 36.5% in a win over Missouri on Sunday and a week before that shot a season-low 29% in a loss to Tennessee.

Mimi Reid added 14 points for Ole Miss (8-7, 2-7 SEC) and Donnetta Johnson 12.

Rhyne Howard scored 26 points with 10 rebounds for the Wildcats (14-4, 6-3) and Chasity Patterson 14. Patterson was 6 of 9 while her teammates were 15 of 57 (26%). Howard was 7 of 26, including 2 of 10 from 3-point range.

Kentucky scored the first seven points of the third quarter and made it a 12-2 run to close within 43-40 but Ole Miss regrouped, starting with a three-point play by Valerie Nesbitt and pushed the lead back to 10.

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Howard scored all 13 UK points in the fourth quarter, cutting the deficit to five four times but the Wildcats were just 4-of-17 shooting

Ole Miss rolled to a 41-28 lead at the half, shooting 51.5% (17 of 33) while outrebounding the Wildcats, who were 10 of 30 from the field, 24-12. Austin led the way with 17 points on 6-of-8 shooting.

The Wildcats are scheduled to play No. 18 Tennessee next Thursday when the Rebels head to Alabama.

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