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Men’s Hoops Now Set to Face LSU Saturday

Men’s Hoops Now Set to Face LSU Saturday

Feb. 17 Contest Moved Up After Two Games Postponed

OXFORD, Miss. – The Ole Miss men’s basketball team was set to face South Carolina in The Pavilion Saturday; however, COVID-19 had different plans.

Due to issues within the Gamecocks’ program, the game with Ole Miss has been postponed.

Likewise, LSU was set to face Missouri this Saturday — but Mizzou had to reschedule because of COVID-19 in its program.

Instead, Ole Miss and LSU will now play this Saturday (Jan. 9) in The Pavilion. Tipoff is slated for 7:30 p.m. on SEC Network. The matchup was originally scheduled to take place February 17.

 A make-up date for the Rebels’ game against South Carolina has not yet been determined. The SEC’s COVID-19 management requirements, as developed by the SEC’s Return to Activity and Medical Guidance Task Force, are available on (full report (PDF).

(Feature image courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics)

About The Author

Evelyn Van Pelt

Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn's love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship--and continued as she watched Katie receive three degrees from Ole Miss, culminating with her Pharm D. in 2012. Evelyn, a member of the FWAA, USBWA and the NCBWA, has covered Rebel sports for numerous outlets. In addition to working for The Rebel Walk, Evelyn is a sports writer for a newspaper in Texas.

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