With a two-win sweep of the Oklahoma Sooners in the 2022 MCWS final, the Ole Miss Rebels have earned their first-ever Division I NCAA college baseball championship.
Back-to-back-to-back home runs.
That’s how the University of Mississippi Rebels baseball team (50-23) gave themselves a comfortable lead in the top of the eighth inning – on their way to a 10-3 Game #1 victory over the Oklahoma Sooners. Rebels star first-baseman Tim Elko had four hits (including a solo shot in the third) in a game that was never really in doubt.
But Sunday’s Game #2 in Omaha was much more competitive. The SEC West Ole Miss Rebels finally ended the 0-0 deadlock in the bottom of the sixth inning, only to see the Sooners jump back on top in the seventh to lead Game #2 by a score of 2-1 heading into the eighth.
In the bottom of the 8th inning, the Rebels were able to regain the lead while adding an insurance run on a wild pitch to go up 4-2, and that’s how Game #2 ended – with the Ole Miss Rebels baseball team completing an unbelievable championship run after entering the postseason as an unseeded, “last four in” team.
For the Tennessee Volunteers (who were ranked #1 in the country for most of the 2022 regular season), the lesson of “peaking at the right time” was learned through a gut-wrenching Super Regional loss against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish.
For Tennessee sports bettors who, entering the postseason, picked the underdog Rebels to win their first NCAA Division I baseball championship, Ole Miss’ 10-1 run after dropping the first round game against Vanderbilt in the SEC Tournament has resulted in a rewarding payday.
Tennessee Legal Sports Betting Revenue Ticks Upward In April
Following an anticipated decrease in total bets, April sports betting revenue figures increased slightly month-over-month as TN sportsbook apps took in just under $300 million in overall handle for the month.
Gross revenue registered at approximately $27.1 million for April despite the expected decrease in handle.
Preseason Marketing Woes Continue For Titans WR Treylon Burks
The Tennessee Titans’ first round WR draft pick, Treylon Burks of Arkansas, is continuing to receive negative press related to his conditioning.
Concerns revolving around the star wide receiver’s asthma condition as well as his difficulty in becoming “acclimated” to the pros has landed the recruit on the Bleacher Report’s list of potential disappointments in 2022.
The Titans will open their regular season campaign at Nissan Stadium against the New York Giants before traveling to Buffalo for a Monday Night Football showdown against the Bills during Week #2.
Tennessee is listed between +3200 and +3500 odds to win the Super Bowl this year, according to Vegas Insider.
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