Tennessee avoided one of the biggest meltdowns in NCAA Tournament history, letting a 25-point lead slip away before two-time SEC player of the year Grant Williams scored six points in overtime for an 83-77 victory over Iowa
The Mississippi State baseball program split a pair of games in a top-five showdown at McKethan Stadium, as the No. 5 Bulldogs claimed the first game of the day, 10-5, before dropping a 4-1 decision to the No. 4 Gators in the nightcap.
Mississippi State battled one of the nation’s best before being handed an 83-76 hard-fought defeat by third-seeded and No. 8 Tennessee during Friday’s quarterfinal action at Bridgestone Arena, home of the NHL’s Nashville Predators.
Superb pitching from the Ole Miss Baseball staff and a solo shot from junior Cole Zabowski proved all that was necessary for the Rebels (13-5) Friday, as they grinded out a 1-0 win over conference foe Alabama in the opening night of SEC play at Swayze Field.
The confetti finally rained down on Vic Schaefer and Mississippi State. Teaira McCowan and Andra Espinoza-Hunter scored 24 points apiece, and the top-seeded Bulldogs claimed their first SEC Tournament Championship in dominating fashion over Arkansas by a score of 101-70 on Sunday afternoon in Bon Se