Rebels In Hawai'i for Rainbow Wahine Classic
The Rebels are in Honolulu, Hawai'i for the Rainbow Wahine Classic.

Nov. 14, 2013

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Game 3: Ole Miss (1-1) vs. West Virginia (0-1)
Date: November 15, 2013
Location: Honolulu, Hawai'i (Stan Sherriff Center)
Series:
Ole Miss leads, 1-0
Streak: Ole Miss has won one

Game 4: Ole Miss (1-1) at Hawaii (1-1)
Date:
November 16, 2013
Location: Honolulu, Hawai'i (Stan Sherriff Center)
Series:
Series tied, 1-1
Streak:Hawaii has won one

Game 5: Ole Miss (1-1) vs. Washington State (1-1)
Date: November 17, 2013
Location: Honolulu, Hawai'i (Stan Sherriff Center)
Series:
First Meeting
Streak: First Meeting

Note: All records and stats are as of Thursday (Nov. 14)

Starting Five
1. Ole Miss heads to Honolulu, Hawai'i for the Rainbow Wahine Classic. This is the lone in-season tournament for the Rebels this season and marks the second time Ole Miss has been to Hawai'i in the last four seasons. The Rebels last played in this tournament during the 2010-11 season.

2. The Rebels will be playing in an in-season tournament for the 38th consecutive season. The last time Ole Miss didn't play in an in-season tournament as during the 1974-75 season, the very first season of varsity basketball in Oxford.   

3. Tia Faleru picked up her second consecutive double-double against Central Arkansas. The Alabama native grabbed 12 rebounds and scored 10 points, becoming the first Ole Miss player with back-to-back double-doubles since Nikki Byrd during the 2011-12 season.

4.  Valencia McFarland's scoring streak is up to 89 consecutive games after the Edwards, Miss., native scored 13 points against Central Arkansas. She also started her 88th career game and made her 80th consecutive start against the Sugar Bears.  

5. Rebel rookie Shequila Joseph became the first freshman to score in double figures this season with her 14 points against Central Arkansas. Joseph is also the lone freshman who has cracked the starting lineup, starting each of Ole Miss two games.

Ole Miss vs. West Virginia Notables
-This will be the third meeting between Ole Miss and West Virginia with the last meeting coming during the 1985 season. The Rebels own a 2-0 series advantage after a 86-66 win during tournament action in Miami, Fla.

-Ole Miss owns a 15-8 record against teams from the Big 12 conference and last played a team from the Big 12 during the 2007-08 season when they opened at Nebraska, who was a part of the Big 12 at the time.

Ole Miss vs. Hawai'i Notables
-This will be the third meeting between Ole Miss and Hawai'i. The series is actually tied, 1-1, as the Rebels dropped an overtime contest to the Rainbows, 64-57, when they last met during the 2010-11 season.

-In the three times Ole Miss and Hawai'i have played, each time Ole Miss has traveled to the island. The Rainbows have never made the trip to Mississippi.

Ole Miss vs. Washington State Notables
-This will be the first meeting between Ole Miss and Washington State. The Rebels own a 4-5 record against teams from the Pac 12 and have only played Arizona, Oregon State, Stanford and Washington.

-Washington State is the lone team on the schedule this season that Ole Miss will be meeting for the first time.  

A Win over West Virginia Would
-Get the Rebels back in the win column, moving them to 2-1 on the season and also give them a win over a non-SEC BCS opponent for the first time since defeating Illinois 70-61 at this same tournament in 2010-11.

Wins over West Virginia and Hawai'i Would
-Make the Rebels 3-1 on the season and give Ole Miss a 2-1 series advantage over the host Rainbows after losing to them in their last trip to Hawaii in 2010-11.

Wins of West Virginia, Hawai'i and Washington State Would
-Give the Rebels and in-season tournament title for the first time since winning the Inn at Ole Miss Classic in 2010-11.

-It would give Ole Miss two wins over non-SEC BCS conference schools for the first time since the 2006-07 season when the Rebels defeated four teams from BCS conferences (Northwestern, Illinois, Penn State and Miami (Fla.).  

Scouting West Virginia
West Virginia enters the weekend with a 0-1 record after a season-opening loss to Ohio State, 70-61. As a team WVU shot 30.9 percent (21-68), and only 10 percent (2-20) from 3-point range. WVU is led in scoring by senior guard Christal Caldwell with 17 points. Fellow classmate Asya Bussie averages 14.0 points and 9.0 rebounds per game, while sophomore guard Bria Holmes rounds out the top three scorers with 12.0 points per game. Averee Fields helped WVU to a rebounding advantage in the last outing, pulling down 11 rebounds. Head coach Mike Carey is in his 13th season at the helm of the program.

 Scouting Hawai'i
The host Hawai'i Rainbow Warriors also enter the weekend with a 1-1 record after splitting its opening road games in Arizona. Hawai'i fell at Arizona State, 84-44, but bounced back with win over Northern Arizona, 74-66. Kamilah Jackson leads the way for Hawai'i with 14.0 points per game.  Ashleigh Karaitiana is also in double figures with 11.5 points per game. As a team, the host Rainbow Warriors are averaging 59.0 points per game, while opponents are scoring to a tune of 75.0 points per game. Head coach Laura Beeman is in her second season at Hawai'i.

Scouting Washington State
Washington state enters the tournament with a 1-1 record after defeating Seattle, 81-72, on Tuesday (Nov. 12). The Cougars are averaging 73.0 points per game and have three players in double figures. Tia Pressley is leading the way with 18.0 points per game, while Lia Galderia and Sage Romberg are averaging 15.5 and 12.5 points, respectively. The Cougars dropped their season-opener to Syracuse in the final seconds on Nov. 10. Head Coach June Daugherty is in her seventh season on the Washington State sidelines.

About Ole Miss
Ole Miss enters the weekend with a 1-1 record after falling to Central Arkansas, 66-63) on Sunday (Nov. 10). The  Rebels made things interesting late and after trailing by seven with 1:08 left, Shequila Joseph nailed two triples and the visitors missed the front end of a one-and-one to leave the door open for the Rebels, but the winning three-pointer fell just left. Joseph led the Rebels with 14 points. Tia Faleru posted her second consecutive and third career double-double with 10 points and 12 rebounds while Valencia McFarland was also in double figures with 13 points.

Up Next
Ole Miss will return home for its longest homestand of the season when it takes on Southeastern La. (Nov. 22), Tennessee State (Nov. 24) and Louisiana-Monroe (Nov. 26). The Rebels game against Southeastern La., will be the first game of a doubleheader with the men's team and the game against Louisiana-Monroe the women will play after the men's game at 6 p.m.


 

 

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