WEST LONG BRANCH, NJ- Monmouth’s men’s basketball team was selected as a number four seed in the upcoming National Invitation Tournament, and will host the University of Mississippi on Tuesday night at 7:00 p.m.
The Hawks were selected in the Syracuse quadrant as the #4 seed, and will host fifth-seeded Ole Miss on Tuesday on ESPN3 in the first round of the NIT. MU will meet the Rebels for the first time in program history, and will take on an SEC opponent for the first time since taking on South Carolina in November.
MU won the MAAC regular season and won 18 games for the first time in the league’s history and currently sit at 27-6 overall. Ole Miss is 20-13 and finished 10-8 in the SEC.
Tickets for Tuesday night’s contest will be on sale tomorrow morning, Monday March 13, at 10:00 am online at MonmouthHawks.com, over the phone 732-263-6889 or at the box office.