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MSU/Ole Miss going to the NCAA Tournament

March 17, 2019

Posted: Mar 17, 2019 9:41 PM
Updated: Mar 17, 2019 9:41 PM

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mississippi state nor ole miss needed the luck of the irish to get into the ncaa tournament. the only unresolved business was opponents, seeds, and venues... mississippi state earned the 5 seed in the east region. the bulldogs will meet 12 seed liberty friday nightin san jose, california... this is mississippi state's first appearance in the big dance in a decade.... if the bulldogs were to beat the flames, they would face the virginia tech/st. louis winner sunday in san jose. but, first things, first.... howland: "liberty is a very, very good team. i know their coach well. we actually coached against each other, richie mckay and i, back in the big sky, when he was at portland state and i was at northern arizona." weatherspoon: "knowing that we got in and things like that, we just had our emotions, and now it's time to get down to practicing, see what liberty does, and try to get ready to win a game." that was the scene at the pavilion when kermit davis and the ole miss rebels saw their name flash on the screen. the rebels earned the 8 seed in the south region. ole miss plays 9 seed oklahoma friday morningin columbia, south carolina. the rebels are dancing for the first time since 2015. first year head coach kermit davis says making the tournament never gets old. kermit davis: 'this is the third different team that i've been involved with. idaho and middle tennessee and now ole miss. it never changes. that was the biggest screen i've ever seen our name pop up on so that was pretty cool. so it never changes, it never gets old, it was just a great experience.' breein tyree: 'as a kid, you always dream about making the tournament and it takes a lot of work to get there and we finally in.' duke is the number 1 overall seed in the tournament. virginia, north carolina, and gonzaga join the blue devils on the one line... the sec got 7 teams in the big dance. joining msu and ole miss are 2 seeds kentucky and tennessee... 3 seed lsu. 5 seed auburn. and 10 seed florida.... before the bracket was revealed,
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