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SEC schedule announced for Ole Miss hoops

The SEC Tournament returns to Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee (March 11-15).

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 2:45 PM

OXFORD, Miss. (WTVA/Ole Miss Athletics) - The Ole Miss men's basketball team will play every Southeastern Conference game on national television as the league office released the entire conference schedule with tipoff times and TV designations Tuesday.

Ole Miss is showcased at least 10 times on SEC Network. The eight other conference games will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks with the exact channel to be announced at a later date. All of the games included in the ESPN package (ESPN, ESPN2, ESPNU and SEC Network) will also be available through the ESPN app, which is accessible on computers, smartphones, tablets and connected devices to fans who receive their video subscription from an affiliated provider.

The Rebels begin SEC play on the road for the second straight season and the fourth time in the last six years. Ole Miss travels to College Station, Texas to battle Texas A&M Jan. 7 (8 p.m., SEC Network). Returning home, the Rebels host Arkansas for the first game of 2020 in The Pavilion at Ole Miss. The Saturday evening tipoff is slated for 5 p.m. on SEC Network.

Going back on the road, Ole Miss faces a Tuesday tussle with the Florida Gators (Jan. 14, 6 p.m.) before LSU makes a trip to Oxford for a Saturday night showdown (Jan. 18, 7 p.m.). Both matchups against the 2018 NCAA Tournament teams will be broadcast on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU.

The Rebels' conference slate continues with three of their next four games away from home beginning with back-to-back road contests at Tennessee (Jan. 21, 8 p.m.) and at Georgia (Jan. 25, 4:30 p.m.) on SEC Network. With the students back in town, Ole Miss welcomes Auburn for a primetime battle (Jan. 28, 8 p.m.) on ESPN, ESPN2 or ESPNU. The same TV options are possible for a trip to LSU (Feb. 1, 11 a.m.) to begin the month of February.

Ole Miss hits the hardwood against South Carolina on Feb. 5 (6 p.m., SEC Network), the beginning of a three-game homestand. Facing Florida for the second time, the Rebels welcome the Gators to The Pavilion for a Saturday afternoon tip (Feb. 8, 1 p.m.). The rivalry with MSU is renewed on a Wednesday night in Oxford (Feb. 11, 6 p.m.).

Three road games over a two-week stretch starts with a trip to the Bluegrass State. Ole Miss battles Kentucky in a Saturday afternoon matchup (Feb. 15, 1 p.m.). Remaining on the road, the Rebels travel to Missouri for a Tuesday night SEC Network contest (Feb. 18, 7:30 p.m.).

Back-to-back games against teams from Alabama begin with a Saturday night battle (Feb. 22). The Rebels and Crimson Tide hit Craddock Court at 7:30 p.m. CT on SEC Network. Ole Miss heads to Auburn three days later (Feb. 25, 6 p.m.). Closing out February, the Rebels host Vanderbilt for a rare Feb. 29 contest (12 p.m., SEC Network). It is Ole Miss' first game on the leap day since 1992.

With Missouri coming to town on March 4 (8 p.m., SEC Network), the final home game of the season will honor the Rebels' lone senior, Breein Tyree. To end the regular season, Ole Miss heads to rival MSU for a Saturday evening tipoff (March 7, 5:30 p.m.) on SEC Network.

The SEC Tournament returns to Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee (March 11-15). All games will be broadcast on national television.

Season tickets for Ole Miss Hoops can be purchased today by going to OleMissTix.com or calling the Ole Miss Ticket Office at 1-888-REB-TKTS (732-8587).

For the latest news and updates regarding Ole Miss Men's Basketball, follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissMBB, on Facebook at Ole Miss Men's Basketball and on Instagram at olemissmbb.
2019-20 OLE MISS MEN'S BASKETBALL SEC SCHEDULE
DATE OPPONENT TIME (CT) TV
Tuesday, Jan. 7 at Texas A&M 8 PM SEC Network
Saturday, Jan. 11 ARKANSAS 5 PM SEC Network
Tuesday, Jan. 14 at Florida 6 PM ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU*
Saturday, Jan. 18 LSU 7 PM ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU*
Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Tennessee 8 PM SEC Network
Saturday, Jan. 25 at Georgia 4:30 PM SEC Network
Tuesday, Jan. 28 AUBURN 8 PM ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU*
Saturday, Feb. 1 at LSU 11 AM ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU*
Wednesday, Feb. 5 SOUTH CAROLINA 6 PM SEC Network
Saturday, Feb. 8 FLORIDA 1 PM ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU*
Tuesday, Feb. 11 MSU 6 PM ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU/SEC Network*
Saturday, Feb. 15 at Kentucky 1 PM ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU*
Tuesday, Feb. 18 at Missouri 7:30 PM SEC Network
Saturday, Feb. 22 ALABAMA 7:30 PM SEC Network
Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Auburn 6 PM ESPN/ESPN2/ESPNU/SEC Network*
Saturday, Feb. 29 VANDERBILT 12 PM SEC Network
Wednesday, March 4 MISSOURI 8 PM SEC Network
Saturday, March 7 at MSU 5:30 PM SEC Network
BOLD denotes home game *TV designation will be selected at a later date

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