Latest Mike Bianco News

Ole Miss championship validates Elko's decision to return

Jun. 27, 2022 12:37 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Elko's presence as a leader has loomed so large over the Mississippi baseball program that coach Mike Bianco has suggested, maybe only half-jokingly, that a statue should be built of him. Elko had his own idea for a statue after the Rebels swept Oklahoma in...

Mississippi wins first CWS title by sweeping Oklahoma

Jun. 26, 2022 20:13 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The last team to get into the NCAA baseball tournament was the last team standing. Mississippi scored twice on wild pitches in a three-run eighth inning and the Rebels won their first national baseball title, sweeping Oklahoma in the College World Series finals...

Pitching, power lift Ole Miss over OU in CWS finals opener

Jun. 25, 2022 23:47 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Jack Dougherty knew for 24 hours he would get the ball for Mississippi in Game 1 of the College World Series finals Saturday night, and he didn't want to jinx himself. “I tried not to think about it too much,” he said. “I wanted to go out there and be...

Underdogs Ole Miss, OU set for College World Series finals

Jun. 24, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Less than a month ago, Mississippi players and coaches didn't know if they would make the NCAA baseball tournament. This weekend, the Rebels will play for the national championship. Next up is Oklahoma in the College World Series finals. The...

DeLucia shuts out Arkansas, sends Rebels to 1st CWS finals

Jun. 23, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dylan DeLucia was really good in Mississippi's first College World Series game. He was great Wednesday in the biggest game, so far, in the program's 129-year history. DeLucia scattered four hits in his first shutout for Ole Miss, Kevin Graham's...

Hogs hang on to beat Ole Miss, force 2nd CWS bracket final

Jun. 22, 2022 23:25 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Zack Morris didn't get much done as the starter for Arkansas two nights earlier, but what a finisher he was Wednesday. Morris was called on after Mississippi loaded the bases with no outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the junior left-hander put down the...

Rebels' roll continues in College World Series win over Hogs

Jun. 20, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Tim Elko and Calvin Harris homered, Hunter Elliott pitched effectively into the seventh inning, and Mississippi defeated Arkansas 13-5 on Monday night to move within one win of the College World Series finals. The Rebels (39-22) have won seven straight in the...

DeLucia keeps Mississippi rolling in 5-1 CWS win over Auburn

Jun. 18, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dylan DeLucia allowed one run and struck out 10 in 7 2/3 innings and Mississippi continued its postseason roll with a 5-1 victory over Auburn in its College World Series opener Saturday night. DeLucia mostly dominated an Auburn team that came in averaging just...

Analysis: Breaking down 8 teams in the College World Series

Jun. 14, 2022 13:30 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A look at the eight teams competing in the College World Series, which starts Friday at Charles Schwab Field. (Capsules in order of CWS opening games. Coaches’ records through super regionals): OKLAHOMA (42-22) Coach: Skip Johnson (154-102 in 5...