Ole Miss Rebels

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 1, 2008

Rebels take in sights of New York before NIT

The Ole Miss Rebel basketball team has arrived in New York for tonight’s NIT semi-final game against Ohio State.

Sunday, the team spent some time sightseeing and visited Ground Zero of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Game time at the historic Madison Square Garden is 8 p.m. central standard time.

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The game will be televised nationally on ESPN2. The winner will face the winner of the Florida-Massachusetts game in the NIT Championship game Thursday at 7 p.m. ET.

Ole Miss makes just its second trip to New York in the 98-year history of the program (1989 NIT first round game at St. Johns). Tuesday will mark the team’s first appearance at Madison Square Garden in school history.

Florida and Massachusetts will play at 6 p.m. CST.