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Wichita State will play host to Ole Miss this season in one of four men's basketball scheduling alliance matchups between schools from the American Athletic Conference and the Southeastern Conference.
Ole Miss comes to Charles Koch Arena on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020. The Shockers make a return visit to Oxford, Miss. on Dec. 5, 2020.
In addition to WSU-Ole Miss, Memphis welcomes Georgia, Houston heads to South Carolina and SMU travels to Vanderbilt.
All four 2019-20 matchups will air on ESPN networks.
This will be the sixth meeting all-time between the Shockers and Rebels and the first since Nov. 18, 2001 when the teams met in the Top of the World Classic in Fairbanks, Alaska. The schools met in four consecutive Decembers from 1994-97 with each side winning twice. Ole Miss' trip to Wichita will be its first since Dec. 13, 1997.
Ole Miss finished 20-13 in its first season under Kermit Davis and qualified for NCAA tournament play for the first time since 2015. The Rebels have banked 20-wins in 10 of their last 13 seasons.