FRISCO, Tex. (WTVA) -- The National Invitation Tournament selected the Mississippi State men's basketball team as one of the 16 teams to compete in the 2021 post-season tournament.
Mississippi (15-14) is seated fourth in its section of the bracket an opens play Saturday at 5 p.m. against St. Louis at Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas.
The Billikens (14-6) had several games canceled this season due to coronavirus.
The Bulldogs are on the same side of the bracket as Ole Miss.
The Rebels are seeded number 1 in their side of the bracket and are scheduled to take on Louisiana Tech (21-7) Friday night at 9 p.m. at the Comerica Center in Frisco.
Ole Miss is also the fourth Covid-19 alternate to the NCAA tournament.