Women's Hoops Preseason Update

OLEMISSSPORTSDOTCOM Courtney Marbra (Joshua McCoy/Ole Miss Athletics)
Courtney Marbra (Joshua McCoy/Ole Miss Athletics)

Oct. 10, 2012

OXFORD, Miss. – Less than one month until the first game of the season and the opening of the Adrian Wiggins era, the Ole Miss women’s basketball team has been working hard on the court to prepare for its season-opening game against SELA on Nov. 9.

In addition to schoolwork and practice, the team has also been busy doing a number of events in the community, including community service. Below is information on what the team has been up to and what is on tap:

“Move Mississippi”
Gracie Frizzell, Amber Singletary and Courtney Marbra took part in the “Move Mississippi” initiative today as part as the athletics department’s initiative to help promote a healthy and active lifestyle to children in the Oxford area. The women’s players were joined by members of the men’s team and head coaches Adrian Wiggins and Andy Kennedy at the Boys & Girls Club this afternoon in Oxford to teach children about healthy lifestyles.

Square Jam
As part of Ole Miss’ Homecoming festivities, the Rebel men’s and women’s basketball teams will partner with the City of Oxford to host Square Jam on The Square Friday, October 12 from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Square Jam will start after the Homecoming parade ends at 6:15 p.m. on The Oxford Square. The Homecoming parade will start at The Grove at 5:30 p.m.

A basketball court and lights will be 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 a variety of skills competitions. In addition, both teams will be signing autographs at the event, and there will be music and a DJ.

Autograph Signing At Rebel Fanfare Saturday
The Ole Miss women’s basketball team will be signing autographs Saturday morning at 10 a.m. in Rebel Fanfare before the 11:21 a.m. Homecoming football game against Auburn. Rebel Fanfare is located across the street from the Starnes Athletic Training Center. For a map, click here.

Season Tickets On Sale Now
Women’s basketball season tickets are on sale now for $65 and feature 15 home games. Also, all children 8th grade and below who sign up for the Rebel Kids Club will receive FREE admission to all women’s basketball home game and FREE admission to all men’s basketball non-conference games. Cost to join the Rebel Kids Club is $25 and provides members with additional benefits which can be found by clicking here.

The Adrian Wiggins Era Set To Begin
Ole Miss’ women’s basketball video promo spot debuted on the jumbotron at the Texas A&M football game last Saturday. The Rebels’ first game of the 2012-13 season is Nov. 9 at 5:30 p.m. vs. SELA. If you haven’t seen the video, you can watch it below.

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