The Southern Miss baseball program has had plenty of All-Americans, but pitcher Nick Sandlin and outfielder Matt Wallner rate as the two best players in program history. USM opens play in the C-USA baseball tournament in Biloxi on Wednesday.
LSU hopes to speak with Ohio State quarterback Joe Burrow about the possibility of transferring to Baton Rouge. Myles Brennan, Lowell Narcisse and Justin McMillan are already at LSU and hoping to land the starting job.
Florida, Stanford and North Carolina are in good shape to lead the NCAA college baseball seeding for the 64-team field. Southern Miss, UConn, East Carolina, Stetson and Tennessee Tech are among the mid-major programs in the hunt to host regionals.
The Southern Miss football team will hold its spring game on Saturday in Hattiesburg. USM head coach Jay Hopson will have a close eye on his quarterbacks, including Jack Abraham and Marcelo Rodriguez. The Golden Eagles lost 12 starters.
The SEC is well represented in the Sun Herald's first edition of NCAA baseball tournament projections for the 2018 campaign. The 64-team field will be updated each week. Pac-12 members Stanford and Oregon State are also in the hunt for the top seed.
The Southern Miss baseball team is off to a hot start, but there is plenty of work to be done if the team will host an NCAA regional. The Golden Eagles thumped Rice in a C-USA game Friday with Nick Sandlin and Matt Wallner again playing key roles.
Southern Miss right-handed pitcher Nick Sandlin and Mississippi State junior left-handed pitcher Konnor Pilkington faced off in the baseball season opener in Hattiesburg on March 16. Since then, they’ve only gotten better by the week.
Former Southern Mississippi and University of Tennessee basketball coach Donnie Tyndall talks in a "60 Minutes Sports" interview about the harshest penalty ever imposed by the NCAA on a head coach for academic fraud.