MSU, Ole Miss hoops in Big/SEC Challenge

SEC LogoBoth Mississippi State and Ole Miss men’s basketball teams will open play in the inaugural Big 12/ SEC Challenge on Tuesday, Dec. 5.

MSU will host TCU at 6 p.m. The game will be televised on ESPNU.

The Bulldogs and Horned Frogs have split their two previous meetings.

TCU won 66-65 in 1989, while MSU claimed a 95-70 victory the following season.

Ole Miss travels to Kansas State for an 8 p.m. tipoff that will be aired on ESPN2.

The Rebels have won the last three meetings with the Wildcats, including an 86-74 victory in 2009.