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.
More in Monday’s NEMS Daily Journal newspaper.