TULSA, Okla. – The official bracket for the 2016 Paradise Jam has been released and the Oral Roberts men's basketball team will face Ole Miss in the opening round. That game will tip off at 2 p.m. (CT) November 18.
The Rebels are coming off a 20-12 season but lost to Alabama in the second round of the SEC Tournament. Last year, Ole Miss was led by senior Stefan Moody's 23.6 points per game. Their leading returning scorer will be rising senior Sebastian Saiz, who averaged 11.7 points and 8.7 rebounds per game in 2015-16.
Depending on the outcome of the first round, ORU would then either play Loyola (Chicago) or Saint Joseph's.
Other teams competing in the tournament include; Montana, N.C. State, Washington State and Creighton.
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