Tuesday, May 2

Ole Miss has never finished a season with less than 30 wins under Mike Bianco. With just 11 regular season games remaining that 21-year streak could be in jeopardy unless the Rebels (23-21, 5-16 SEC) finish strong, starting today against plucky Arkansas Little Rock. The Trojans beat No. 6 Arkansas in April, so be forewarned – this isn’t a gimme.

Ole Miss Baseball at 11am today

The Rebels play early for the annual Kids’ Day game. Ole Miss (23-21, 5-16 SEC) vs. Arkansas Little Rock (25-16, 10-5 OVC). You can watch on SEC Network +.

Freshman Jordan Vera will start at pitcher for the Rebels.

Four-star commits to Rebs…again

Rashaud Marshall committed to Ole Miss for the third time yesterday. He committed to Kermit Davis once and Chris Beard twice.

Marshall is a four-star prosepct from Blytheville, Ark., rated as the nation’s No. 14 center and the No. 1 player in the Natural State’s 2023 class by the industry-generated 247Sports Composite index. In the 247Sports exclusive rankings, he is rated as the country’s No. 10 center prospect and the top player from Arkansas.

Ta’amu headed to XFL Championship

On Sunday, former Ole Miss quarterback Jordan Ta’amu guided the D.C. Defenders to the XFL championship game with a 37-21 win over the Seattle Sea Dragons in the North Division championship game. Ta’amu completed 19 of his 31 passes for 258 yards, two touchdowns and two interceptions. He also rushed twice for a total of nine yards.

Saunier named SEC Freshman of the Week

The freshman made two starts against SEC opponents last week, starting against Mississippi State in the Governor’s Cup and against Georgia in the series finale on Sunday. He allowed just one earned run in both starts and gave up only five hits over 9.2 innings of work. He issued just two walks while striking out 10 hitters and holding opponents to a .147 batting average. Saunier’s 10 strikeouts were tied for the most in the SEC during the week.