Looking back: The Rebels were 3-2, winning twice at Southeastern Louisiana in mid-week competition, then dealing No. 1 South Carolina its first loss, 6-4, on Friday. The Rebels were within a strike of winning the series in the first of two games on Saturday but lost 5-4 in 10 innings then 3-1.
Looking ahead: Ole Miss (17-4) plays at home Wednesday at 6:30 against Arkansas State (11-8).
Rankings: Ole Miss moved up one spot to No. 20 in the Baseball America Top 25.
In the SEC: The Rebels (1-2) open their SEC home schedule against Missouri (9-9, 1-2 SEC) which lost twice at home to Tennessee on opening weekend.
MVP: Auston Bousfield’s grand slam lifted the Rebels in Game 1 against South Carolina. He’s hitting .393 with 18 runs scored and 17 RBIs for the season.