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What we learned about Ole Miss baseball in its series win against Iowa

Mar. 4—OXFORD — It's one series in early March, and there is a lot of baseball left to be played. But a series win against the Big Ten's preseason favorite is a feather in Ole Miss' cap.

While the series opener against Iowa was a bit of a mixed bag — the Rebels (8-5) overcame a five-run deficit in the eighth inning to tie the game before surrendering six runs in the ninth in a 13-7 loss — Ole Miss was largely in command over the final two games, outscoring the Hawkeyes 20-8 in a pair of victories to secure the series at Swayze Field.

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