The Slate

The Best Sports in 7 Days

The University of Mississippi didn't get an invite to the NCAA or NIT Tournament this season. That makes this the first year since 1974 that an SEC team has won 20 games and 10 conference games and still got snubbed.

Thursday, March 17

College basketball (11 a.m.-11 p.m., CBS/TNT/TBS/Tru TV): Fire up the grill and get ready for one of the biggest yearly sports tournaments as the 2016 NCAA Men's Tournament begins.

Friday, March 18

College basketball (11 a.m.-11 p.m., CBS/TNT/TBS/Tru TV): It is a quick bounce back as the games pick up and the first round of the NCAA Tournament comes to a close.

Saturday, March 19

College basketball (11 a.m.-10 p.m., CBS/TNT/TBS/Tru TV): Winners from the first day of the NCAA Tournament face off to reach the Sweet 16.

Sunday, March 20

College basketball (11 a.m.-10 p.m., CBS/TNT/TBS/Tru TV): Winners from day two of the NCAA Tournament compete to finish out the Sweet 16 list.

Monday, March 21

College basketball (5-11 p.m., ESPN2/ESPN3): Witness the last day of the 2016 NCAA Women's Basketball Tournament's second round, which will set the ladies' Sweet 16.

Tuesday, March 22

College baseball (6:30-10 p.m., SEC+): Mississippi State University hosts Mississippi Valley State University in a matchup between two in-state programs.

Wednesday, March 23

College softball (6:30-9 p.m., SECN): The MSU Lady Bulldogs take the diamond to face the University of Central Arkansas in a midweek battle.

Since UM didn't get an invite to either the NIT or the NCAA Tournaments, 2015-2016 Howell Trophy winner Stefan Moody's college career is over. This is the second time in three years the Rebels have missed a postseason tournament.

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