JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - The Ole Miss men’s basketball team will play every Southeastern Conference game on national television as the league office released tipoff times and TV designations for the entire conference schedule Wednesday afternoon.
The Rebels will be showcased 14 times on SEC Network. Three other conference games will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks with the exact station 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 January 12 contest against rival Mississippi State will tip at noon on CBS. The game will be available to stream live in markets across the U.S. via the CBS All Access subscription service, with additional coverage on CBSSports.com and the CBS Sports app.
Ole Miss begins SEC play on the road, traveling to Vanderbilt (Jan. 5) for a Saturday night matchup (7:30 p.m., SEC Network). Following the conference opener, the Rebels will play three of the next four games at home. The first SEC game in The Pavilion is a midweek matchup versus Auburn (Jan. 9) with a 6 p.m. tip on SEC Network. After the weekend contest in Starkville on CBS, Ole Miss returns home for back-to-back games against LSU, Jan. 15 (8 p.m. SEC Network), and Arkansas, Jan. 19 (12 p.m., SEC Network).
A road contest against Alabama (Jan. 22) will air on either ESPN or ESPNU with tipoff slated for 8 p.m. After a hosting Iowa State as part of the SEC/Big 12 Challenge, the Rebels head to Florida (Jan. 30) for a midweek matchup on SEC Network (5:30 p.m. CT). Ole Miss returns to Oxford for consecutive games, first battling the rival Bulldogs for a Saturday afternoon tilt (Feb. 2, 2:30 p.m.) followed by Texas A&M (Feb. 6, 6 p.m.). Both contests will appear on SEC Network.
Back-to-back road games come after the two home games, starting with going down to Georgia (Feb. 9, 12 p.m., SEC Network). The Rebels will remain away from home, facing Auburn for the second time on SEC Network (Feb. 13, 7:30 p.m.). A trip to South Carolina (Feb. 19, 6 p.m.) is sandwiched between a pair of Saturday afternoon contests inside The Pavilion.
Kermit Davis' crew hosts Missouri (Feb. 16) and Georgia (Feb. 23) with both games set to tip off at 2:30 p.m. on SEC Network.
Two SEC foes till travel south for the Rebels' final home games, while Ole Miss will head west for a couple of weekend conference matchups to end the 2018-19 regular season. Tennessee comes to town for a Wednesday night clash on SEC Network (Feb. 27, 6 p.m.) before a trip to Arkansas kicks off the month of March (March 2, 12 p.m., SEC Network). On Senior Night (March 5), Ole Miss hosts the Kentucky Wildcats. The game will begin at 8 p.m. on the ESPN family of networks with an exact designation announced at a later date. Closing out the slate prior to SEC Tournament play, the Rebels travel to Missouri (March 9, 2:30 p.m.) for another contest on SEC Network.
The SEC Tournament returns to the Music City when Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tenn., hosts the event from March 13-17, 2019. All games will be broadcast on national television.