Tuesday Morning Update | Ole Miss Sports

Spanning the globe on a Tuesday morning. …

The SEC’s run of football national championships has been well-documented, but now, after Kentucky’s win last night, the league holds the title winners in all three major sports: Football, basketball, baseball.

More on the SEC’s title run here.

In other news …

Long-time Pat Summitt assistant Mickie DeMoss is leaving Tennessee for a WNBA job with Indiana.

Regarding Summitt, who coached this season after being diagnosed with early onset dementia, no decision has been announced on her future with the Lady Vols, but Nashville columnist David Climer says it’s time for Summitt to step away for the good of the program she built into a national power. …

Elsewhere …

From the Hattiesburg American, looking ahead to tonight’s Southern Miss-Ole Miss game at Trustmark Park in Pearl. The Golden Eagles, who soundly defeated the Rebels 10-0 in Oxford two weeks ago, see this as an RPI opportunity.

The Rebels are coming off a two-of-three series win against No. 1 Florida, and closer Brett Huber was a big part of that success. The Belleville News-Democrat takes a look at Huber here.

Though enjoying the wins against Florida, Ole Miss players talked of the importance of moving on prior to Monday’s practice. Tonight’s game will be a big test in that regard.

The mood was light before Monday’s workout. It’s always entertaining to watch pitchers take batting practice. They’re eager to talk about their accomplishments among themselves and to anyone who will listen.

That was especially true for reliever Dylan Chavez who homered three times off assistant coach Cliff Godwin, the BP pitcher. The Chavez blasts when to right-center once and to right field twice.

After Bobby Wahl scored the game-winning run as a pinch-runner Sunday, it looks like all the pitchers want an expanded role.

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