Feb. 10, 2013
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. - Diara Moore led three Ole Miss players in double figures but the Ole Miss women's basketball team fell on the road at No. 12 Tennessee Sunday, 97-68.
With the loss Ole Miss fell to 8-15 overall (1-9 SEC) while No. 12 Tennessee improved to 19-5 overall (10-1 SEC).
Moore led Ole Miss with 16 points followed by Gracie Frizzell who added 12. Danielle McCray scored 11 and added a team-high eight rebounds.
Courtney Marbra hit a jumper with 17:17 left in the half to bring the score to 5-2 in Tennessee's advantage. From that point, the Lady Vols went on an 11-0 run to take a 16-2 lead with 14:35 to play.
Moore scored five points in an 11-2 Ole Miss run as the Rebels cut the Lady Vols' lead to, five, 28-23, with 5:52 left in the half.
Tennessee pushed its lead back to double figures as the Lady Vols led at the half, 40-27. Moore led Ole Miss with 10 points at the half followed by Frizzell with five. McCray led the Rebels with five rebounds while Valencia McFarland added four assists.
Ole Miss shot 33.3 percent from the floor (11-33) while Tennessee shot 51.6 percent (16-31).
In the second half, Tennessee and Ole Miss traded baskets to start the half before a 10-0 Lady Vol run put Tennessee up 60-40 with 12:46 remaining in the game.
Ole Miss will host Mississippi State on Thursday at 7 p.m.