Friday, June 9, 2023

Lady Rebels Face Auburn on Road Thursday

The Ole Miss Lady Rebels return to action this evening as they travel over to the Plains of Auburn to take on the Tigers. Tip off is set for 8 p.m. and will be carried on Fox Sports.

Photo courtesy Joshua McCoy, Ole Miss Athletics
Photo courtesy Joshua McCoy, Ole Miss Athletics

Ole Miss is looking to get back on the winning track after dropping their last seven conference games with a 72-58 loss to Missouri. The Rebels currently sit at No. 9 in the SEC with Vanderbilt and Florida with a 4-8 record in the conference and 14-11 overall on the year.

Senior Tia Faleru picked up her 30th career double-double against Mizzou with 18 points and 15 rebounds in the loss.

Auburn is coming into the game having struggled in conference play as they are winless with a mark of 0-12 and 9-16 overall. Tra’Cee Tanner leads the offense with 11.9 points per game while Brandy Montgomery is also in double figures with 10.8 points per game.

Tonight will be the 57th time the Rebels and Tigers have faced off on the hardwood, with Auburn holding a small 32-24 advantage in the series. The Tigers won the game in the last meeting.

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