BLOG: The Ole Miss women didn’t start their Southeastern Conference schedule quite like they would have liked it.
Despite trading leads with LSU early in the contest today, the Lady Tigers closed out the first half on a 20-2 run en route to an 83-44 victory.
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Despite opening the game on a 9-0 run, pushing their lead to as many as 14 points and never trailing during regulation, the Lady Rebels fell in overtime to Central Michigan 78-75. (more…) (December 15, 2011, Page 7)
And for the second game in a row the Lady Rebels won convincingly, this time up-ending Grambling State 78-53 Saturday afternoon at the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum. (December 5, 2011, Page 3B)
Ole Miss’ victory at UMass on Friday went down to the wire.
There’s never been any denying Nikki Byrd’s talent. The 6-foot-4 senior forward has consistently shown glimpses of her promise over the previous three seasons.
What hasn’t been consistent from the Brookhaven native, however, is her effort and production from game to game and even quarter to quarter. (more…) (November 29, 2011, Page 7)
Cape Girardeau, Mo .—The Ole Miss women’s basketball team beat Southeast Missouri State 51-43 Monday night, behind Nikki Byrd’s second consecutive double-double.
Looking back at the setback, head coach Renee Ladner felt her team didn’t capitalize on its opportunities, specifically free throws where the Lady Rebels only made 4 of 14.
Ladner also said her team didn’t convert its offensive rebounds. (November 17, 2011, Page 7)