South Carolina will face Ole Miss at 3:30 p.m. Thursday in the teams' SEC men's basketball tournament opener.
The Gamecocks are the sixth seed in the Eastern Division. The Rebels (19-12, 7-9) beat Arkansas on Saturday to earn the Western's Division No. 3 seed.
The winner faces No. 2 Eastern seed Kentucky at 3:30 p.m. Friday.
The tournament is held at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta.
South Carolina finished the regular season 14-15 overall (5-11 SEC) after losing to Mississippi State on Saturday.
The full SEC Tournament bracket is at the right.