After a 1-3 week, the Rebels remain ranked in the Baseball America Top 25 but dropped six spots to No. 24. LSU, this week's SEC opponent, is No. 4.
Before the weekend the Rebels have Southern Miss Tuesday and Murray State Wednesday. USM defeated Ole Miss 10-0 in Oxford in March. Southern Miss is 25-18 overall, 9-6 and tied for third in Conference USA. The Golden Eagles are No. 101 in the RPI. Murray State is 19-24 overall, 7-11 in the Ohio Valley Conference and comes in with an RPI of 180.