Ole Miss Gives Up 15-Point Lead, Loses To No. 5 Baylor

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Manu Lecomte scored 17 points, Johnathan Motley and Jo Lual-Acuil Jr. each added 16 to help No. 5 rally back to beat Ole Miss 78-75 on Saturday in Oxford.

The Rebels led the Bears by 15 points in the first half, but Baylor (20-1) pushed ahead and tooke their first lead at 56-54 with 10:25 left in the game.

Sebastian Saiz and freshman Breein Tyree both scored 20 points for the Rebels.

Ole Miss has now lost six of their last nine games.

Next up: Ole Miss stays home and will face Mississippi State on Tuesday.

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