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FSU baseball vs. Ole Miss NCAA Tournament game thread: Saturday, 6:45 PM

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‘Noles to face first-team All-American Doug Nikhazy.

Ken Lanese

Florida State baseball (31-22) will look to advance to the regional finals tonight against one-seed Ole Miss. The Seminoles won their opening game over Southern Miss by a score of 5-2. The ‘Noles were carried by a Parker Messick gem and a trio of homers. Logan Lacey, Matheu Nelson, and Elijah Cabell all homered.

Ole Miss (42-19) advanced to the winners bracket with a 6-3 win over Southeast Missouri last night. Tim Elko’s grand slam in the third inning was the game-winning hit. Closer Taylor Broadway closed the game out with a five-out save. For more on the one-seed and a breakdown of the Rebels’ projected starter, see below:

Florida State is the home team today at Swayze Field. Here are today’s probables:


Saturday 6/5, 6:45 PM vs. Ole Miss

Probable Starters: LHP Doug Nikhazy (2.18 ERA, 78.1 IP) vs. LHP Bryce Hubbart (3.97 ERA, 65 IP)

How to watch: ESPN2


For more from yesterday’s win, check out the last episode of Sunday Golds: A Florida State Baseball Podcast for an instant reaction episode:

Isaiah Perry will make his NCAAT debut, hitting ninth and playing center. Here is FSU’s lineup:

First pitch is scheduled for 6:45 PM from Swayze Field. The game will be broadcasted on ESPN2. We will have updates in the game thread below, and I’ll have updates on my twitter as well (@brettpn).