Ole Miss coaches and players were overcome with emotion following the Rebels College World Series victory. Especially given their meteoric run from Last Team In to the NCAA Tournament to Last Team Standing in Omaha — or, OleMaha. Senior star Tim Elko was just happy for his coaches and being able to share this amazing run together.
TUCSON, Ariz. – (wire reports) Ole Miss head baseball coach Mike Banco has been named the National Coach of the Year by Collegaite Baseball Newspaper, announced Tuesday. It is the second time in three years that the Rebel skipper has received the honor from Collegiate Baseball, also being named coach of the year following the shortened 2020 season.
One season after Mississippi State reached the pinnacle of the college baseball world, Ole Miss couldn’t let their rival have all the shine — capturing their first College World Series title on Sunday. After hoisting the trophy, Rebels skipper Mike Bianco addressed if back-to-back championships by the rival...
Ole Miss is on the verge of winning its first College World Series title in Omaha, and if the Rebels are able to pull it off, there will be plenty of fans in Omaha to see it. If you watched Game 1 of the College World Series final between Ole Miss and Oklahoma, you might have thought that it was a Rebels home game at Swayze Field. That was especially apparent when Ole Miss hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the late innings, resulting in the fans in the outfield stands to very visibly celebrate as the victory came closer.
Ole Miss baseball just completed one of the more improbable championship runs you’ll ever see in sports. A month ago the Rebels were on the outside looking in at the NCAA Tournament field. Then, they went down to Hoover, AL and did just enough to be one of the Last Four In to the tourney. Perhaps the final team added. Once in the fold, the Rebels were a runaway train, obviously going on to win the whole shebang.
When Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco was hired as the Ole Miss head baseball coach on June 7, 2000, he was just a few years removed from being part of a National Championship team, as an assistant coach of the LSU Tigers. Since then in Oxford, Mike Bianco has won a lot of games and had plenty of opportunities to win championships. Little did he know it would take him 25 years to get back to a championship series.
OMAHA, Neb. -- No, it's not a dream. The Ole Miss Rebels win the College World Series and are the National Champions of College Baseball. The Rebels knocked off Oklahoma 4-2 thanks to a late rally in the eighth inning. Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco, Tim Elko, Dylan DeLucia, Brandon Johnson and Jacob Gonzalez met the media afterwards to talk about the win and the school's first National Title.
Mike Bianco had a mix of tears and a bucket of sports drink poured over him in the post-game celebration as Ole Miss clinched the College World Series title on Sunday over Oklahoma. “I was trying to keep the glasses on so you wouldn’t see my cry,” Bianco told Kris...
It was a Gatorade bath 22 years in the making for Ole Miss baseball coach Mike Bianco. Bianco, 55, wore sunglasses to hide tears of joy when he was doused with blue Gatorade during a postgame interview with ESPN on Sunday, after his Rebels beat Oklahoma 4-2 to win the 2022 College World Series. ...
OMAHA, Neb. – Before some of the best coaches in college sports were legends, they were doubted. Bobby Bowden was told he could not win the big one. He later won two national titles as the Florida State football coach. In 1990, Mike Krzyzewski was hired at Duke when...
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Tim Elko has been through a lot during his career as a college baseball career, and he ended things with Ole Miss how every single player across the nation wishes to. On Sunday, Elko played his final game for Ole Miss as the Rebels won the College World Series title. Ole Miss head coach Mike Bianco knows just how much that means for a player like Elko.