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Carrie Anderson

Ole Miss To Host Regional

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) - Mississippi hosts Monmouth, N.J., Western

Kentucky and Missouri in a NCAA college baseball regional beginning

Friday.

Ole Miss will play Monmouth and Western Kentucky will play Missouri.

"We don't know much about these teams right now," said Rebels

coach Mike Bianco. "But we're going to learn a lot more over the

next 24 hours."

The regional is double-elimination, with the 16 winners

advancing to the super regionals, beginning June 5. The eight super regionals

 winners advance to the College World Series, which begins

June 13 in Omaha, Neb.

Also, the Arkansas Razorbacks will open the NCAA baseball tournament in Norman, Oklahoma as the 2-seed in that region.

The Hogs will face 3-seed Washington State Friday.

And Vanderbilt will make its fourth straight tournament appearance in the Louisville Regional as a No. 3 seed.

The Commodores will play second-seeded Middle Tennessee State University in the opening round.

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