AUBURN, Ala. — After the Ole Miss Rebels led by as many as 13 during the game, they saw the Auburn Lady Tigers take their first lead of the game with 1:51 remaining as the Lady Tigers came from behind to post the 46-43 win.
With the loss, Ole Miss ended the regular season 12-17 overall and 2-14 in the Southeastern Conference while Auburn improved to 13-16 and 4-11 SEC. Ole Miss will be the No. 12 seed in this week’s SEC Tournament and play Arkansas Thursday night at 6:30 in the first round.
Nikki Byrd led Ole Miss with 17 points while Valencia McFarland added 10. Danielle McCray recorded a team-best 10 rebounds.
Hasina Muhammad led Auburn with 19 points in the victory. (February 27, 2012, Page 4B)