State Farm College Baseball Showdown Delayed
Season-Opening Tournament Pushed to Saturday-Monday Due to Weather
ARLINGTON, TEXAS – (Courtesy of Ole Miss Athletics) Due to weather and travel considerations, Ole Miss baseball’s season-opening tournament at Globe Life Field has been delayed, the host Texas Rangers announced Tuesday.
Previously scheduled to begin on Friday, the State Farm College Baseball Showdown will now run from Saturday through Monday. Games will be played in the originally scheduled order, with the No. 4 Rebels taking on No. 10 TCU on Saturday, No. 3 Texas Tech on Sunday and No. 9 Texas on Monday. Saturday and Sunday’s games will remain at 3 p.m. CT, while Monday’s meeting with the Longhorns will be played at 2:30 p.m. CT.
Single-day tickets for Friday will be honored for the three games on Monday, February 22. There is no change for fans holding tickets for Saturday and Sunday or for the three-day tournament passes.
There are single-day tickets remaining for Sunday and Monday priced at $25 for adults and $15 for youth 13 and under All tickets for Saturday, February 20 have been sold. Tickets can be purchased at texasrangers.com/collegebaseballshowdown. All seating will be general admission. A single-day ticket will be good for all three games on that day. Suite ticket packages are also available for Sunday and Monday
Updated Tournament Schedule
Saturday, February 20
11:00 a.m.—Mississippi State vs. Texas
3:00 p.m.—Ole Miss vs. TCU
7:00 p.m.—Arkansas vs. Texas Tech
Sunday, February 21
11:00 a.m.—TCU vs. Mississippi State
3:00 p.m.—Texas Tech vs. Ole Miss
7:00 p.m.—Texas vs. Arkansas
Monday, February 22
11:00 a.m.—Mississippi State vs. Texas Tech
2:30 p.m.—Ole Miss vs. Texas
6:00 p.m.—Arkansas vs. TCU
(Feature image credit: Josh McCoy, Ole Miss)
Evelyn has covered sports for over two decades, beginning her journalism career as a sports writer for a newspaper in Austin, Texas. She attended Texas A&M and majored in English. Evelyn’s love for Ole Miss began when her daughter Katie attended the university on a volleyball scholarship. Evelyn created the Rebel Walk in 2013 and has served as publisher and managing editor since its inception.