The TCU Horned Frogs baseball team got off to a solid start in their NCAA Tournament opener, but Ole Miss rallied and a big eighth inning gave the Rebels a 6-2 win.
TCU starter Preston Morrison gave up two earned runs on six hits over 6 1/3 innings. Both runs came in the sixth inning and tied the game after the Horned Frogs had taken a 2-0 lead with runs in the first and fourth inning.
In the eighth inning, Brandon Finnegan and Kevin Allen combined to give up four runs while recording just one out. TCU was led at the plate by Kevin Cron, who went 1-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Kyle Von Tungeln went 2-for-4 with a run scored.
The Rebels were led by designated hitter Sikes Orvis, who went 1-for-4 with a two-RBI single in that eighth inning. Starter Bobby Wahl gave up two earned runs on four hits over seven innings.