By Adam Brown
The Ole Miss women’s basketball team travels to Ruston, Louisiana on Saturday to square off against the Louisiana Tech Lady Techsters. Tip-off is slated for 2 p.m. inside the Thomas Assembly Center. The game will air live on C-USA TV.
Ole Miss (5-6) is coming off a 79-57 win over Louisiana. The Rebels shot a season-high 53.3 percent and had all five starters score in double-digits including two double-doubles from Mimi Reid (14 points, 11 assists) and Jhileiya Dunlap (10 points, 12 rebounds).
Coach Yolett McPhee-McCuin’s squad held the Ragin’ Cajuns (2-7) to just 33.8 percent from the field.
Louisiana Tech sits at 6-3 on the season after back-to-back victories over Alabama (79-62) and Southeastern Louisiana (72-53) to open up the month of December.
The Lady Techsters are led on the court by three players who average double figures each game — Kierra Anthony (21.8 ppg), Taylor Stahly (11.2 ppg) and Raizel Guinto (10.0 ppg). The team is scoring on average 74.1 points per game.
Louisiana Tech holds a 5-2 lead in the all-time series against Ole Miss. In the last game the Rebels won 79-68 at home in 2013.
Fans can listen to the call on Ole Miss Radio at 2 p.m.