The University of Mississippi Rebels basketball team is one of the most beloved programs in the South. Ole Miss played its first basketball game on January 28th, 1909. By 1998 the Rebels had won over 900 games, placing them among the winningest programs in the Southeast. The team competed in its first NCAA tournament in 1981, and has made the big dance half a dozen times since. In 2001, the Rebels advanced all the way to the Sweet Sixteen, making it the most successful tournament appearance in program history. Ole Miss is a member of the Southeastern Conference, placing them against the top competition in the South. The boys from Oxford have twice been SEC Conference tournament champions, first in 1981, and again in 2013. The team has also competed in over 10 National Invitation Tournaments, making it to the semifinals of the postseason tournament in both 2008, and 1010. Notable players in Rebels basketball history include Keith Carter, Ansu Sesay, Rahim Lackhart, and Marshall Henderson. Mississippi has been on the rise as a program since the late 1990’s, and have had the majority of the programs post season success since then. This has added fire to a fan base that is known for their die-hard support of Rebels athletics. Game days at Tad Smith Coliseum are full of energy, and among the best game day experiences in the South. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for Ole Miss Rebels basketball tickets.
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Ole Miss Rebels Basketball at C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum Address: 201 Coliseum Dr, University, Mississippi, 38677
The Ole Miss Rebels basketball team plays their home games at C. M. Tad Smith Coliseum in University, Mississippi. Tad Smith Coliseum has been home to the Rebels since 1966, and can seat over 8,800 fans. Originally known as Rebel Coliseum, the arena was renamed in 1972 in honor of “Tad Smith” a 3sport letterman, coach, and AD at Ole Miss. The exterior of the stadium sports a red brick with blue vinyl covered steel siding, to reflect the colors of the Rebels. Inside the arena is an iconic domed roof, which rises to about 90 feet above the hardwood. Known to Rebel nation as the “Tad Pad,” C.M. Tad Smith Coliseum is one of the iconic basketball venues in the South. The arena has been the scene of many of the SEC’s greatest games. Attending a game at Tad Smith Coliseum has been a right of passage for Rebels basketball fans for decades and remains one of the best experiences in Ole Miss athletics.
Ole Miss vs. Mississippi State
This is “the” rivalry in the State of Mississippi, Rebels-Bulldogs is known for being highly contentious. The schools have met over 245 times dating back to 1914, making it the most played rivalry in the SEC. Despite the number of meetings the overall series has been relatively close, with both sides owning large winning percentages at home. This is one of those rivalry games where previous stats, wins, and success can just be thrown out the window, because there is so much passion and intensity that anything can happen.
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How can I buy cheap Ole Miss Rebels tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of Ole Miss Rebels basketball tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. Ole Miss tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee SEC opponents like Florida, Kentucky, and Arkansas can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase Ole Miss tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2016-2017 Ole Miss Rebels basketball schedule?
The Rebels 2016-2017 basketball schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by the SEC. Ole Miss plays in the Southeastern Conference, which means games against Florida, Kentucky, Georgia, Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri, Mississippi State, Texas A&M, Vanderbilt, Alabama, Auburn, South Carolina, and LSU. Game times are announced by the SEC as soon as the TV schedule is set. Ole Miss’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also compete with Mississippi State in the Ole Miss-Mississippi Rivalry. If you are looking for Rebels news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official Ole Miss Rebels team roster.
Can I buy Ole Miss Rebels basketball season tickets?
Ole Miss Rebels season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase Ole Miss basketball season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at C. M. Tad Smith Coliseum.
What is the best Ole Miss rivalry game during the season?
Without a doubt the biggest game of the season is with State. The schools have met more than any other program in the SEC, only adding to the intensity between these bitter in-state rivals. The programs battle over the top talent in the State, and fans and players for both programs often grew up knowing each other. This rivalry divides the State in half and gamedays in both Oxford and Starkville are as loud and rowdy as they can be when this game is in town. Seeing the Rebels take on the Bulldogs at Tad Smith Coliseum is an unforgettable experience, and something that is on the list of every Rebels basketball fan.
What is the best game day tradition at a Rebels home game?
One of the best traditions at any Rebels athletics events is the Hotty Toddy Cheer. Standing with 8,500 other Rebels fans at C. M. Tad Smith Coliseum screaming “Are you ready?” is chilling. Ole Miss is known for having an enormous amount of pride in their Rebels athletics teams and it is no greater displayed then during the Hotty Toddy Cheer. If you are an Ole Miss basketball fan, experiencing this at game day is an absolute must.