No. 16 Georgia Too Much For Ole Miss

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM File: Head Coach Renee Ladner
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Feb. 23, 2012

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ATHENS, Ga. - Georgia used a 16-2 run in the second half to pull away from the Ole Miss women's basketball team as the Lady Bulldogs beat the Rebels 87-52 Thursday night in Athens.

With the loss Ole Miss fell to 12-16 (2-13 SEC) while No. 16 Georgia improved to 21-7 (10-5 SEC). The Rebels didn't trail by more than five until the Lady Bulldogs used its 16-2 run to put the game out of reach.

Valencia McFarland recorded her 10th career 20-point game and sixth of the year as she ended the game with 22 points. Kenyotta Jenkins added nine points. Georgia became just the second team this year to shoot at least 50 percent from the floor against Ole Miss shooting 52.6 percent (30-57).

Ole Miss trailed by five early, 10-5, before McFarland's three tied the game at 12-12 with 12:30 to play. McFarland tracked down a loose ball in the backcourt and hit the three from half-court as the shot clock expired.

The Rebels pushed its lead to four, 21-17, on another three from McFarland with 8:35 left in the half. Kenyotta Jenkins hit a shot for Ole Miss with two seconds left in the half as Georgia held a two-point lead at the break, 36-34.

McFarland led the Rebels at the half with 15 points including five threes while Nikki Byrd added five points. Six Ole Miss players each had two rebounds at the half. The Rebels shot 40.6 percent from the floor (13-32) while the Lady Bulldogs shot 50.0 percent (13-26).

In the second half, the Lady Bulldogs used a 16-2 run to build a 54-39 lead with 14:12 to play. Georgia remained hot from the floor and pushed its lead to 23, 65-42, with 10:37 remaining in the game.

Ole Miss will close out the regular season Sunday playing at Auburn at 2:30 p.m. The game will be televised by FSN.

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