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Fourth Annual Square Jam Set for Friday, Kicks Off Ole Miss Basketball Season

Photo courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics
Photo courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics

The Ole Miss men’s and women’s basketball teams will partner with the City of Oxford to host the fourth annual Square Jam on the Oxford Square on Friday, Oct. 9 beginning at 6:30 p.m. Square Jam will begin after the Ole Miss Homecoming parade ends at 6:15 on the Square. The parade begins at 5:30 p.m. in The Grove.

The Rebels will showcase their skills on a basketball court with lights set up on the east side of the Square in the parking lot in front of City Hall.  Fans will get to see the teams participate in skill competitions, a three-point shooting contest and other surprises. In addition, both teams will be signing autographs after the event.

“We are very excited about the upcoming basketball season, and this event will serve as a great jump off for the year,” said head men’s coach Andy Kennedy.” I hope all the Rebel fans will come out to support our team.”

Women’s head coach Matt Insell is also looking forward to the start of the season.

“Square Jam is the perfect way to kick off the basketball season,” said Insell. “It’s a very unique way that we kick of the start of basketball season here at Ole Miss and we’re looking forward to another successful Square Jam on Friday night.”

The men and women’s team open the 2015-16 regular season on Nov. 13. The women’s team will host Mississippi Valley State in its annual School Kids Game at 11 a.m. at Tad Smith Coliseum, while the men’s team will kick off its season at 6 p.m. against Northwestern State. For ticket information go to OleMissTix.com or call the Ole Miss Ticket Office at 1-888-REB-TKTS (732-8587).

Story courtesy Ole Miss Athletics

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