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)
The Ole Miss Lady Rebels showed their youth at times on Friday.
Opening their season with a bout against North Florida at the C.M. “Tad” Smith Coliseum, the Ole Miss women’s basketball team had to dig out of an early 12-point deficit to defeat the Ospreys 68-59. (November 14, 2011, Page 4B)