BLOG: Led by 16 points from Nikki Byrd and 13 points from Valencia McFarland, the Ole Miss women’s basketball team rallied from 10-point first-half deficit to defeat Arkansas at home 60-54.
The key to the Lady Rebels’ win was their shooting from the floor. Ole Miss (11-6 overall, 1-3 SEC)shot 47.8 percent, their highest mark in four conference games.
C’Eira Ricketts led Arkansas (11-5, 0-4) in scoring with 17 points.
Ole Miss returns to the hardwood on Sunday with a trip to Alabama. (January 12, 2012)