Rebels Take On Central Arkansas In Sunday Matinee
Ole Miss takes on Central Arkansas on Sunday (Nov. 10).

Nov. 9, 2013

Ole Miss Game Notes Get Acrobat Reader

The Rebels conclude their season-opening two-game homestand with a Sunday afternoon matinee against Southland Conference member, Central Arkansas. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. at the Tad Smith Coliseum.

Game 2: Ole Miss (1-0) vs. Central Arkansas (1-0)
Date: November 10, 2013
Location: Oxford, Miss (Tad Smith Coliseum)
Series:
Ole Miss leads, 2-0
Streak: Ole Miss has won two

Starting Five
1. Ole Miss kicked off the 2013-14 season on Friday (Nov. 8) with a 83-62 come-from-behind win over Jacksonville State at the Tad Smith Coliseum. The win gave the Rebels their sixth consecutive home-opening win and was the first career win for Ole Miss head coach Matt Insell.

2. The Rebels will conclude their two-game season-opening homestand with Sunday's contest. Ole Miss will play 16 home games with its longest homestand of the year being three games coming from Nov. 22-26. During that span Ole Miss will take on Southeastern La. (Nov. 22) Tennessee State (Nov. 24) and Louisiana-Monroe (Nov. 26).  

3. Tia Faleru posted her sixth career double-double with 18 points and 10 rebounds against Jacksonville State. The junior forward was the lone SEC player to pick up a double-double on the opening night of action. 

4.  Valencia McFarland extended her scoring streak to 88 games. The senior point guard has scored in each game she has played. Additionally, she has started 87 of her 88 career games, including starting 79 consecutive games.  

5. Each of Ole Miss' freshmen saw action in the Rebels win over Jacksonville State.  Shequila Joseph made her first collegiate start, while Bretta Hart led the Rebel rookies with eight rebounds and seven points, while going 5-of-6 from the charity stripe.    

Ole Miss vs. Central Arkansas Notables
-This will be the third ever meeting between the Rebels and Sugar Bears. Ole Miss leads, 2-0 in the series with both wins coming in Oxford. The teams last meet during the 2006 season, a 104-63 win for the Rebels. Ole Miss played three teams from the Southland Conference last season (Southeastern La., Northwestern State and McNeese State)

-Central Arkansas will be the only Southland Conference opponent the Rebels will face this season.

-Ole Miss has one player from Arkansas in redshirt sophomore Gracie Frizzell, who hails from Little Rock. Central Arkansas has three players from the Magnolia State in Maggie Proffitt (Columbus, Miss.), Tyshia Amos (Forrest, Miss.) and Kelsi Ewings (West Point, Miss.)

 A Win Would
-Move the Rebels to 2-0 on the season for the second consecutive season and for the seventh time in the last nine seasons. 

-Give Ole Miss a 39-8 record against teams from the Southland Conference.

-Give the Rebels a win heading into an in-season tournament for the first time since 2011-12.  

A Loss Would
-Move Ole Miss to .500 after the first two games for the second time in the last four seasons and the first time since 2011-12.

Scouting Central Arkansas
Central Arkansas opened their season on Friday (Nov. 8) with a rout 71-39 of Alcorn State. Micah Rice led the way with 14 points, 6 assists, 5 rebounds and 3 steals in 24 minutes, while Mullins added 13 points, 6 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals with just a single turnover in 20 minutes. The Sugar Bears pulled down 43 rebounds and shot .471 percent on 24-of-51 shooting from the floor. Central Arkansas is led by Sandra Rushing, who is in her second season at the helm of the program. The Sugar Bears were picked to finish in sixth and seventh place by the coaches and league SID's in the 12-member conference. Senior Courtney Duever earned first-team All-Southland preseason accolades.

About Ole Miss
The Rebels opened the 2013-14 campaign with a resounding 83-62 win over Jacksonville State (Nov. 8). The win gave the Ole Miss its sixth consecutive season-opening victory and its ninth consecutive home-opening victory. The Rebels are a mixture of experience and youth and are led by seniors Valencia McFarland, Diara Moore and Kenyotta Jenkins.  McFarland and junior Tia Faleru return as Ole Miss' leading scorers with 11.4 points from last season while Faleru and Danielle McCray each grabbed 5.0 rebounds per game. Ole Miss welcomes Tianah Alvarado (St. Petersburg, Fla.), Bretta Hart (Poplarville, Miss.), Shequila Joseph (London, England) and Claudia Ledesma Ortiz (Carolina, Puerto Rico) to Oxford this season. Head coach Matt Insell is in his first season with Ole Miss.

Up Next
The Rebels will pack their bags and head to Hawai'i for the Rainbow Wahine Classic hosted by the University of Hawaii. Ole Miss will play three games in the annual tournament and will open tournament action against West Virginia on Nov. 15. The Rebels will also face host Hawai'i and Washington State.  This will be Ole Miss' second trip to Hawaii in the last four seasons. Ole Miss played in the same tournament during the 2010-11 season.


 

 

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