NIT NEWS: Ole Miss, Miss. State games announced


Two area SEC basketball teams are in the NIT Tournament.

Miss. State will host a first round game against Jackson State in NIT. The two Mississippi teams will play Tuesday at 9 p.m.

The MSU-Jackson State winner will play the winner of the North Carolina-William & Mary game.

Ole Miss will meet Troy in the first round of the NIT. Second-seeded Ole Miss will face regular-season Sun Belt Champion and No. 7 seed Troy (20-12) in the opening round Wednesday at 7 p.m. CT at Tad Smith Coliseum.

The Ole Miss-Troy winner would play the winner of Memphis vs. St. John’s.

Click here for Ole Miss ticket information.

Click here for Miss. State ticket information.

Click here for the NIT bracket.

More in Monday’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.

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