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SEC and the NCAA Tournament

As the NCAA Tournament gets under way with underwhelming SEC participation, Mr.SEC.com says he saw it coming. Only three teams are in the Dance — Florida, Kentucky and Tennessee — and Tennessee is in the play-in game. A year ago

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Consistency, toughness and talent

From the Mother Ship today, Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco looks back and looks ahead. I thought he hit the nail on the head in the postgame session Sunday when he talked about inconsistency. The Rebels looked really good at

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Strong bullpen work

Trapped in traffic outside of Greenville, S.C., last night I began perusing Twitter. I saw Ole Miss relief pitcher Jeremy Massie share a comment from his dad who offered some encouraging words on Massie’s performance in the regional. I would

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Elimination Day

Ole Miss vs. Binghamton at 1 p.m. CST. A few thoughts from Friday’s 4-2 loss to William & Mary. – Holding Bobby Wahl was absolutely the right decision and for the right reasons. Mike Mayers has the body of work

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NCAA tournament begins

Checking in from Raleigh this morning. NCAA tournament play begins at 1 p.m. CST when Ole Miss takes on William & Mary. From the Mother Ship, here’s why holding Bobby Wahl is the right thing to do.   Raleigh Regional

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W&M player, coach talk Ole Miss

Sometimes you can just tell when someone is pulling your leg. It’s possible William and Mary sophomore left-hander Jason Inghram was not being totally forthcoming when he told us he was completely unaware of Ole Miss’ struggles against left-handed pitching.

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Raleigh Regional Notebook

Interviews today at Doak Field on the NC State campus. Baseball is the only venue on campus. Football and basketball are on the fairgrounds nearby. Andy Kennedy’s name was invoked a few minutes ago, not only invoked but remembered. He

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Wahl and the regional

Is there such a thing as too much rest? If in fact Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco holds his No. 1 pitcher, Bobby Wahl, for the second day of the Raleigh Regional it will have been two full weeks between

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One more time for Mathis

Tanner Mathis was the Rebels’ hottest hitter last postseason. After he turned down a chance to join the Houston Astros organization and return to Ole Miss, much of his season was more of a struggle. While he cooled a bit

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Wolfpack Disappointment

It was a shock and awe kind of announcement for North Carolina State today, the Wolfpack apparently stunned that it’s not a national seed for the NCAA tournament. Oregon grabbed the last national seed, at No. 8, after going 22-8

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Confident Bullpen

Sixteen regional host sites were announced last night, and the remainder of the field of 64 will be announced at 11 a.m. today on ESPNU. NCAA tournament time is here, and how far the Rebels go will depend on their

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Greenwood confident moving ahead

I spoke a little with Aaron Greenwood Friday afternoon. As he was leaving the SEC tournament Ole Miss coach Mike Bianco sounded optimistic that better days were ahead for his bullpen. A strong point earlier in the season with Greenwood

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The Wahl question

Ole Miss pitcher Bobby Wahl

Huge baseball series win for the Rebels over the weekend, but you never lose the Sunday game in an SEC series without feeling like you left something on the table. That’s especially true when you blow a six-run lead in

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