Ole Miss announced today that it will begin a four-year football series with Memphis beginning in 2014. While that series is reborn, the Rebels’ upcoming nonconference games with Clemson have been nixed.
More interesting is the fact that UM announced that Memphis had agreed to start a basketball series when the schedule permits. But Gary Parrish of CBSSports.com says Memphis hoops coach Josh Pastner said that’s “absolutely not” the case. Instead, he says Memphis has agreed to “talk about” scheduling Ole Miss:
Pastner has been very clear that he doesn’t want to give Arkansas, Ole Miss, Tennessee or any other local SEC school any type of entrance into Memphis’ fertile recruiting grounds at all. So stay tuned.