Arkansas beats Ole Miss 3-2, advances to SEC championship

Arkansas players celebrate after they defeated Mississippi 3-2 to advance to the championship game of the Southeastern Conference college baseball tournament Saturday, May 29, 2021, in Hoover, Ala. (AP Photo/Butch Dill)

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cullen Smith hit his eighth home run of the season and top-seeded Arkansas beat fifth-seeded Mississippi 3-2 in the SEC Tournament semifinals. The Razorbacks seek their first SEC Tournament championship and will face No. 2 seed Tennessee on Sunday. Heston Tole picked up the win with 1 2/3 scoreless innings in middle relief. Jackson Kimbrell got his first loss of the season for the Rebels.