Southern Miss & Ole Miss women will host WNIT games

Southern Miss & Ole Miss women will host WNIT games

BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - The Southern Miss Women's Basketball team will entertain Little Rock Wednesday in the first-round of the Women's NIT.  The time of the game will be announced on Tuesday.

This is the 14th all-time postseason appearance for the Lady Eagles and the eighth WNIT appearance for Southern Miss under head coach Joye Lee-McNelis.  Coach McNelis now has 12 postseason appearances in her career.

All Southern Miss and William Carey students, with a valid student ID, will get in free of charge.  Ticket prices will be $10 for adults and $5 for 17 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at, or by calling the Athletic Ticket Office at 1-800-844-TICK as well as visiting the Pat Ferlise Ticket Center.

The Ole Miss Lady Rebels will face Grambling Thursday at The Pavilion at Ole Miss.  The game will tip off at 6 p.m.

This will be the 24th trip for Ole Miss in postseason play and the first since the Lady Rebels played in the 2015 WNIT.  Tickets will be available beginning 8 a.m. Tuesday.

The 64-team tournament is a single-elimination event with all games played at  sites of host schools.

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