STARKVILLE—The Ole Miss women’s basketball team saw its 10-point second half lead evaporate as Mississippi State climbed back into the game, forced overtime and recorded the 53-50 win Sunday afternoon.
With 16.4 seconds remaining, Valencia McFarland hit two free throws for the Ole Miss women’s basketball team to give the Lady Rebels a 43-40 lead over Mississippi State. State’s leading scorer Diamber Johnson made just her second field goal of the game as she hit a three with 5.3 seconds left to send the game into overtime.
Ole Miss fell to 12-14 overall and 2-11 in the Southeastern Conference while Mississippi State improved to 14-11 and 4-8. (February 13, 2012, Page 1B)