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Stratton Awaits SEC Tournament Assignment

Shhhhh…don't say this too loudly around just anyone. But Tuesday morning there will be an unlikely, if low-key, club pulling for their arch-rival. No, really. It might well be in Mississippi State's ultimate interest if Ole Miss can knock off Kentucky. At least Chris Stratton can set up such a scenario.

"Hopefully we can get the bye Wednesday, if Ole Miss wins, maybe I'll be ready to go Thursday and have an extra day off," the Bulldog ace suggested. Tournament baseball can create the most unusual allies. And this new-for-2012 SEC Tournament format is really twisting such temporary preferences, none more so than in Tuesday's first two games. Explained simply as possible: if #9 seed Ole Miss... Recommended Stories

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