Southern Miss, Rice play for C-USA crown


HOUSTON – Southern Miss will meet Rice in the Conference USA baseball championship game today at 1 p.m. at Reckling Park.

CBS Sports Network will broadcast the game.

Southern Miss (30-25) clinched its berth in the title with a 4-2 win over Houston on Friday. The Golden Eagles closed pool play on Saturday night against East Carolina.

Rice (40-17) defeated Memphis 10-1 Saturday, going 3-0 in its pool.

It’ll be the fifth C-USA title game for Southern Miss.

NEMS Daily Journal