Rebels Continue Homestand With MVSU

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Maggie McFerrin (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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Maggie McFerrin (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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Nov. 25, 2012

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OLE MISS REBELS (2-1, 0-0 SEC)
Acting head coach: Brett Frank (SOSU, 1995)
Career record: 2-1 (1 yr.) Record at Ole Miss: Same

MVSU DELTA DEVILETTES (1-3, 0-0 SWAC)
Head coach: Elvis Robinson (MVSU, 2004)
Career record: 1-3 (1 yr.) Record at MVSU: Same

Date/Time: Tues., Nov. 27 / 7 p.m. CT
Site: Oxford, Miss. |Tad Smith Coliseum (8,867)
TV: None
Radio: Q93.7
        Talent: Graham Doty (play-by-play)
Streaming Video: RebelVision
Live Stats: OleMissSports.com
Twitter Updates: @OleMissWBB

Series:
      Overall: UM, 11-2
      Oxford: UM, 8-0
      Itta Bena: Tied 2-2
      Neutral: UM, 1-0
      Last meeting: 12/15/10 - UM, 68-57
      Frank vs. MVSU: 0-0

NOTES:
• Ole Miss will continue its five-game homestand to open the season when the team hosts MVSU Tuesday at 7 p.m.
• The Rebels are 11-2 all-time against MVSU.  Ole Miss has won the last five meetings between the two schools, dating back to 1984.
Gracie Frizzell scored a career-high 21 points in Ole Miss’ loss to Lamar. She joins teammate Diara Moore as the two players to record a 20-point game this season.
• After playing three games in 10 days to start the season, Ole Miss will play its next three games in five days, two at home and one on the road.
• Three Ole Miss players are averaging double figures for the team this season: Diara Moore 16.0 ppg, Gracie Frizzell, 13.3 ppg and Kenyotta Jenkins 10.3 ppg.
• Junior point guard Valencia McFarland has recorded 795 career points and is looking to become the 25th player in school history to score at least 1,000 career points.

UP NEXT:
Ole Miss will host Lipscomb Thursday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. followed by the team’s first road trip of the season on Dec. 1, when the team travels La Tech for a 7 p.m. game.  

Scouting Mississippi Valley State
Ole Miss leads the all-time series with Mississippi Valley State, 11-2. The Rebels have won the last five meetings and 10 of the last 11 games between the two schools. In the last meeting, Ole Miss posted a 68-57 win in Oxford. Ole Miss is 8-0 against Mississippi Valley State in games played in Oxford.

Mississippi Valley State is 1-3 on the year and is coming off its first win of the year on Saturday, a 72-57 win over Philander Smith. Two players scored in double figures in the win while one player grabbed a team-high 10 rebounds.

 About Ole Miss
Coming off a 85-71 loss to Lamar on Nov. 19, Ole Miss will play three games in five days, starting with a home game against Mississippi Valley State.  The Rebels are led by newcomer Diara Moore, who is averaging 16.0 ppg. She leads three players in double figures along with Gracie Frizzell, 13.3 ppg and Kenyotta Jenkins, 10.3 ppg.  Jenkins also leads the team in rebounding, averaging 5.3 rpg. Brett Frank is in his first year as acting head coach for the Rebels. He has a career record of 2-1.

Follow The Rebels
Ole Miss’ regular-season games can be heard on WTNM Supertalk Mississippi (105.5 FM) or Q93.7 FM with the pregame show starting 15 minutes before tipoff.  Graham Doty, in his second season calling Ole Miss women’s basketball games, will be on the call.

Game updates via Twitter will be available all season at @OleMissWBB. All home games that are not on TV will be streamed online through the subscription-based RebelVision.

A Win Tuesday Would ...
• Give Ole Miss its sixth consecutive win over MVSU.
• Give Ole Miss three wins in the month of November. Over the last four years, the Rebels have won at least three games in November, including going a perfect 6-0 in 2009-10. Ole Miss has gone 5-1 in the month of November over the last two seasons.

A Loss Tuesday Would ...
• Give the Rebels back-to-back home losses for the first time this year and the first time since Nov. 19 & 22, 2012.

Ole Miss In The SEC Stats (As of 11/24/12)
As a team, Ole Miss is fourth in scoring offense (77.7 ppg), fourth in field goal percentage (.434), fourth in rebounding defense (34.3 rpg), fourth in steals (12.7 spg), fifth in three-point field goal percentage (.317) and fifth in three-point field goals made (6.3). Individually, Diara Moore is fifth in scoring (16.0 ppg), Valencia McFarland is sixth in assists (4.7 apg), Gracie Frizzell is fifth in free throw percentage (.786), McFarland is third in steals (3.3 spg) and fifth in assist to turnover ratio (7.0).   

PROMOTIONAL CORNER

• For the Mississippi Valley State game on Tuesday, Nov. 27 at 7 p.m., as part of the Move Mississippi initiative, the first 500 fans will get free headbands.

Frizzell Drops 21 Points On Lamar
Redshirt freshman scored a career-high 21 points in Ole Miss’ loss to Lamar on Nov. 19. She ended the game 6-11 from the floor, 5-9 from three-point range and 4-4 from the free throw line. Frizzell joins teammate Diara Moore as the two players who have recorded a 20-point game this season. Moore scored a career-high 25 points against SELA on Nov. 9.

Junior Valencia McFarland leads all active players with 10 career 20-point games.  Her most recent 20-point game was last season when she scored 22 points to lead all scorers at No. 16 Georgia on February 24.

Active Players With 20-Point Games

                                      Season            Career

Gracie Frizzell               1                      1
Diara Moore                  1                      1
Valencia McFarland      0                      10

McFarland In Top-10 The SEC In Assist/Turnover Ratio
As of Nov. 24, junior Valencia McFarland is fifth in the SEC in assist-to-turnover ratio. She has recorded 14 assists this season with just two turnovers. Of the four people above her in the SEC, nobody has recorded more than seven assists, while three of the four have not recorded more than three assists.

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