Rebels Fall On The Road At Cleveland State

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Valencia McFarland (photo by Joshua McCoy)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM
Valencia McFarland (photo by Joshua McCoy)
OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM

Dec. 18, 2012

Final Stats

Box Score Get Acrobat Reader

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Ole Miss women's basketball team opened its six-game road trip Tuesday night with a 67-55 loss at Cleveland State.

With the loss, Ole Miss fell to 6-3 on the year while Cleveland State improved to 6-4.

Tia Faleru led Ole Miss with 14 points followed by Gracie Frizzell with 11 and Valencia McFarland added nine. Faleru has scored in double figures in the last three games.

Courtney Marbra pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds, the most by an Ole Miss player since Nov. 26, 2011.

For the game, Ole Miss shot 27.3 percent from the floor (21-77) while Cleveland State shot 43.8 percent (21-48).

Cleveland State got off to a quick start with a 15-0 lead nearly six minutes into the game. Ole Miss responded with a 12-2 run capped by a three from Gracie Frizzell to cut the lead to17-12 with 9:10 left in the half.

The Vikings pushed their lead back to double digits right before the half and they went into halftime leading, 30-19.

McFarland led the Rebels at the break with seven points while Faleru added six. Marbra had a team-best five rebounds. As a team, Ole Miss shot 23.3 percent (7-30) from the floor while Cleveland State shot 47.8 percent (11-23).

The Vikings pushed their lead back to 15 early in the second half before the Rebels cut the lead to nine on a three from Maggie McFerrin, 39-30, with 14:20 to play.

The Rebels cut the lead to 10, 57-47, after a 10-2 run with 6:49 to play but the Vikings went up 65-49 with 3:36 remaining.

Ole Miss will travel to New York to play two games in Hofstra's New York Life Holiday Invitational, Dec. 21-22. The Rebels will play host Hofstra Friday at 6 p.m. CT followed by a game against Northwestern State on Saturday at 2 p.m. CT.

Ole Miss Gear
    Facebook
    Twitter
    Blog
    • Ole Miss Athletics Week in Review (Aug. 25-31)

      Monday, September 1, 2014 - Athletics

      Ole Miss Athletics Week in ReviewAug. 25-31, 2014Football- No. 18 Ole Miss opened the 2014 season with a 35-13 win over Boise State in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game at Atlanta's Georgia Dome.- The Rebels led 7-6 entering the fourth quarter... read more

    • ESPN's Chucky Mullins Documentary to Debut Thursday

      Monday, September 1, 2014 - Football

      The SEC Storied documentary "It's Time," centered on the the inspirational friendship between former Vanderbilt football player Brad Gaines and former Ole Miss football player Chucky Mullins, will premiere on Tuesday on the Vanderbilt campus and will debut on... read more

    • Observations from the Best Seat in the House - Aug. 31

      Sunday, August 31, 2014 - Athletics

      This is a new concept we've created for the Ole Miss Sports Blog that we're calling Observations from the Best Seat in the House. The idea of this weekly feature will be to bring you all some of our observations... read more

    • What They're Saying: Ole Miss-Boise State

      Friday, August 29, 2014 - Football

      The No. 18 Ole Miss football team won the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game defeating Boise State 35-13. The Rebels move into Southeastern Conference next week with a road test at Vanderbilt from Nashville's LP Field, home of the Tennessee Titans. The... read more

    • 'The New Normal' on Defense

      Friday, August 29, 2014 - Football

      ATLANTA -- Boise State had been the highest scoring team in the nation, averaging 40.2 points per game dating back to the 2000 season.  Highlighted by four interceptions, eight tackles for loss and big hits by several different players, the... read more

    • Second-Half Surge for Rebel Offense

      Friday, August 29, 2014 - Football

      ATLANTA -- After an up-and-down first half, which included a touchdown and three interceptions, senior quarterback Bo Wallace and the Ole Miss offense found their stride in the second half, particularly in the fourth quarter. Leading 7-6 early in the... read more

    • VIDEO: Ole Miss-Boise State Motivational

      Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Football

      Ole Miss vs Boise State Official Team Motivational '14 from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Three and Out: Keys to Ole Miss-Boise State

      Thursday, August 28, 2014 - Football

      Three areas to watch as Ole Miss opens its 2014 season in the Chick-fil-A Kickoff Game against Boise State from Atlanta's Georgia Dome. Contrast in Experience Boise State has one of the youngest teams in the country with 67 freshmen... read more

    • Volleyball Opens Steven McRoberts Era

      Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Volleyball

      Here are three pieces to keep in mind as we look ahead to the Ole Miss volleyball team's season-opening weekend in Buffalo, New York, starting with Canisius on Friday morning, the first of four matches over three days at the... read more

    • The Season: Ole Miss Football Episode 1

      Wednesday, August 27, 2014 - Football

      The Season: Ole Miss Football - Episode 1 (2014) from Ole Miss Rebels on Vimeo.... read more

    • Dome, Sweet Dome for Atlanta Area Rebels

      Tuesday, August 26, 2014 - Football

      For high school football players in Georgia, all roads lead to the Georgia Dome and the state championships.  For a handful of Rebels, those roads lead home, as Ole Miss opens the 2014 season against Boise State in the Chick-fil-A... read more

    • VIDEO: Forward Together Construction Update

      Monday, August 25, 2014 - Athletics

      read more

    • Relentless is the Word on Defense

      Sunday, August 24, 2014 - Football

      ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy asked each of the 65 coaches from the Power Five conferences to describe their team in one word.  Ole Miss head coach Hugh Freeze's word? Relentless. The same can be said of the Ole Miss defense.  And... read more

    • McCormick, Defense Shine in Win

      Sunday, August 24, 2014 - Soccer

      After playing 110 minutes in a 1-1 draw with Georgia on Friday night, Ole Miss responded with a gutsy 1-0 win over Iowa State on Sunday afternoon. The defense, led by senior goalkeeper Kelly McCormick was the story of the... read more

    • Rebels Battle to Draw on Historic Night

      Friday, August 22, 2014 -

      Big time crowd for @SECNetwork live sports event debut. Record attendance of 1,823 for @OleMissSoccer Let's finish strong.-- Ross Bjork (@RossBjorkAD) August 23, 2014 Ole Miss kicked off the 2014 season in thrilling fashion, rallying to a 1-1 draw with... read more