Monday, October 3, 2022

Ole Miss Travels to Western Kentucky to take on Hilltoppers

The Ole Miss Lady Rebel basketball team travels to Western Kentucky to close out a three-game road trip, with tipoff set for 7 p.m.
Ole Miss (6-1) enter the game after winning the 2014 Nugget Classic over Utah and Nevada over the weekend.
The Rebels look to make it four straight wins when they take on the Lady Hilltoppers. With wins in the Nugget Classic, Ole Miss picked up its first neutral site win and true road win with a victory over Nevada. Last season, Ole Miss was 2-10 on the road and 1-3 in neutral site games. The last time Ole Miss won more than three road games was during the 2011-12 season.
Ole Miss is continuing to be led by senior Tia Faleru with 17.9 points per game with 11.3 rebounds. Erika Sisk is nearing double figures with 9.3 points per game.
Western Kentucky is 6-2 on the season and just defeated Alabama A&M 96-44 on Monday. The Hilltoppers have three players averaging double figures led by 17.8 points from All-American candidate Chastity Gooch.
Ole Miss will be the second team from the SEC that the Hilltoppers have faced this season after falling to Mississippi State, 88-77.
The Rebels will return home to the confines of the Tad Smith Coliseum on Sunday Dec.7, as they take on No. 11 Baylor Bears.
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