By Parriah Alford/NEMS Daily Journal
A home matchup against Big 10 member Penn State highlights the non-conference portion of the Ole Miss men’s basketball schedule, which was released Thursday.
The Rebels open the season at home on Nov. 12 against Arkansas State and will also face Dayton at Tad Smith Coliseum. The rematch of last spring’s NIT semifinals meeting is Nov. 20.
The Rebels and Penn State will play on Nov. 26, the night before the Ole Miss-Mississippi State football game at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.
Ole Miss will have road games at Miami (Nov. 30) and SMU (Jan. 5) and will play in a holiday tournament in Cancun before opening SEC play Jan. 8 at Florida.