2024 SEC Preseason Snapshot: Ole MissSEC Extra
The Magnolia State curse struck again. One year after Mississippi State went from winning its first national title to finishing last in the SEC, the same happened to Ole Miss.
A little less than a year after lifting the trophy on the field in Omaha, the Rebels were mathematically eliminated from making even the SEC Tournament before their final series of the regular season.
Pitching injuries were a big part of the problem—projected ace Hunter Elliott was effectively lost after opening weekend—but there was more to it than that. A talented freshman pitching class led by Grayson Saunier and JT[…]