Van Chancellor stopped by practice on Thursday to talk to the Ole Miss women's basketball team.
Oct. 11, 2013
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OXFORD, Miss. - The Ole Miss women's basketball team continued its preparation for the 2013-14 season this week and was treated to a talk by former Ole Miss head women's basketball coach and three-time WNBA Coach of the Year, Van Chancellor, on Thursday (Oct. 10).
Chancellor, who stopped by practice, talked to the team about believing in themselves, even when faced with adversity and coming to practice and working hard each and every day.
"It is great having Coach Chancellor around our program," said head coach Matt Insell. "He's a legend of the game and has so much to offer to our players and myself as a coach. We're happy to have him."
The Rebels are 27 days away from their season-opener against Jacksonville State. Ole Miss is looking for its sixth consecutive season-opening victory when they take on the Gamecocks and its ninth consecutive home-opening victory.
Ole Miss fans can catch the 2013-14 team on Saturday (Oct. 12) at the Rebel Fanfare where they will be signing autographs from 5:30-6:30. Also signing will be 2013 Women's Basketball Hall of Fame inductee, Peggie Gillom-Granderson.
Catch the Rebels at the Tad Pad on Sunday (Nov. 3) when they take on Christian Brothers University in their lone exhibition contest of the season. Tipoff is set for 2 p.m. and admission is free. Ole Miss kicks of the 2013-14 regular-season on Friday (Nov.8) when it welcomes the Jacksonville State Gamecocks to Oxford. Game time is set for 5 p.m. and is the first game of a double header with the Ole Miss men's team.
Women's basketball season tickets are on sale and can be purchased for $50. For additional ticket information go to OleMissTix.com or call the Ole Miss Ticket Office at 1-888-REB-TKTS (732-8587.)
For all Ole Miss women's basketball news and information, go to OleMissSports.com, and follow the Rebels on Twitter at @OleMissWBB, Facebook at Ole Miss WBB and on Instagram at Ole Miss_WBB. Fans can also follow Ole Miss women's basketball head coach Matt Insell on Twitter at @minsell
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