And the coming days and weeks don’t appear to present any relief.
As if playing on the road at No. 7 Kentucky and Florida weren’t tough enough to begin with, the Lady Rebels were without senior leader Nikki Byrd due to an undisclosed injury she suffered at the end of Ole Miss’ loss to Auburn on Jan. 29.
According to Ole Miss coach Renee Ladner, Byrd’s status is still up in the air, forcing the Lady Rebels to devote even more minutes to freshmen. (February 9, 2012, Page 9)