Women's Hoops Travels To LA Tech Saturday

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Valencia McFarland (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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Valencia McFarland (photo by Joshua McCoy)
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Nov. 30, 2012

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OLE MISS REBELS (4-1, 0-0 SEC)
Acting head coach: Brett Frank (SOSU, 1995)
Career record: 4-1 (1 yr.) Record at Ole Miss: Same

LOUISIANA TECH LADY TECHSTERS (1-3, 0-0 WAC)
Head coach: Theresa Weatherspoon (LA Tech, 1988)
Career record: 74-37 (5th yr.) Record at LA Tech: Same

Date/Time: Sat., Dec. 1 / 7 p.m. CT
Site: Ruston, La. |Thomas Assembly Center Smith (8,000)
TV: None
Radio: Q93.7
        Talent: Graham Doty (play-by-play)
Streaming Video: OleMissSports.com
Gametracker: OleMissSports.com
Twitter Updates: @OleMissWBB

Series:

      Overall: LT, 5-1                                                                                       

      Oxford: LT, 2-1

      Ruston: LT,  2-0

      Neutral: LT, 1-0

      Last meeting: 12/20/05 - LT, 84-71

      Frank vs. LA Tech: 0-0

 NOTES:
• After five-consecutive home games to open the year, Ole Miss will travel to Ruston, La., for its first road game of the year on Saturday against LA Tech.

• The Lady Techsters lead the all-time series, 5-1.  LA Tech has won the last four meetings between the two schools, including a 84-71 win in Ruston in the most recent meeting in 2005. 

• After playing three games in 10 days to start the season, Ole Miss is in a span of playing three games in five days, two at home and one on the road.

• Against Lipscomb, Danielle McCray recorded a career-high 14 rebounds while Kenyotta Jenkins tied her career high with 10 boards. 

Diara Moore leads the team in scoring, averaging 15.0 points per game. She has scored in double figures in all five games this year.

• Junior point guard Valencia McFarland has recorded 818 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 play two more game at home, hosting Massachusetts on Dec. 8 at 2 p.m. and Belmont on Dec. 16 at 2 p.m.

Scouting LA Tech
LA Tech leads the all-time series between the two schools, 5-1.  The Lady Techsters have won the last four meetings between the two schools, including a 84-71 win in Ruston in the most recent meeting in 2005. 

LA Tech is 1-3 this season and is coming off a 65-63 win at home over Central Arkansas. The Lady Techsters are led by Brittany Lewis (14.0 ppg) who leads three LA Tech players in double figures. She also leads the team in rebounding, averaging 6.8 boards per game.  As a team, LA Tech averages 59.2 ppg while its opponents average 67.0.  The Lady Techsters have played two SEC teams this season, falling on the road to Mississippi State, 57-55 and at home to South Carolina, 82-59. Three of LA Tech’s four games have been decided by seven points or less.  

LA Tech/Ole Miss Connection
• Current LA Tech assistant coach Sara Carter and director of operations Brian Mackay, each spent time on the Ole Miss women’s basketball staff.  Carter was the director of video operations at Ole Miss from 2005-07 while Mackay served as Ole Miss’ video coordinator from 2008-12. 

About Ole Miss
Coming off a 68-46 win over Lipscomb on Thursday, Ole Miss will close-out its span of playing three games in five days with its first road game of the year Saturday at LA Tech.  The Rebels are led by newcomer Diara Moore, who is averaging 15.0 ppg and Gracie Frizzell who is averaging 9.4 ppg.Danielle McCray leads the team in rebounding with 7.2 boards per game followed by Kenyotta Jenkins who is averaging 6.4 rebounds per game. Brett Frank is in his first year as acting head coach for the Rebels. He has a career record of 4-1.

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 Saturday would ...
• Give Ole Miss its third-consecutive win on the year, which would be its longest winning streak of the  young season.

A Loss Saturday would ...
• Give the Rebels its fifth-consecutive loss against LA Tech.

Ole Miss in the SEC Stats (As of 11/29/12)
As a team, Ole Miss is fourth in free throw percentage (.693), fifth in rebounding offense (42.6), fifth in rebounding defense (35.0), fourth in rebounding margin (+7.6) and fifth in defensive rebounds (28.5). Individually, Diara Moore is 11th in scoring (15.0 ppg), Danielle McCray is 11th in rebounding (7.2 prg), Valencia McFarland is ninth in assists (3.8 apg) and tied for fourth in steals (2.8 spg), Tia Faleru is sixth in free throw percentage (81.3) and Gracie Frizzell is 10th in three pointers made (1.6).

Holding Opponents Under 50 Points
Over the past four seasons, Ole Miss has held opponents to 50 points or under on 15 occasions. Most recently, Ole Miss held Lipscomb to 46 points in the Rebels’ 68-46 win on Nov. 29. The Rebels held six opponents to under 50 points in 2008-09, four times in 2009-10, three times last season and once in 2010-11.

McCray, Jenkins Crashing the Boards
Danielle McCray and Kenyotta Jenkins combined for 28 of Ole Miss’ 53 rebounds in the team’s win over Lipscomb. McCray grabbed a career-high 14 boards in the win while Jenkins tied her career high with 10.  The duo lead the team in rebounding with McCray averaging 7.2 rebounds per game and Jenkins averaging 6.4.

 

 

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