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Luke Alexander's walkoff lifts Mississippi State to 3rd straight Governor's Cup

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JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

The Rally Dawgs were at it again Tuesday night in Pearl. Luke Alexander's two-run double in the bottom of the 9th gave Mississippi State a 7-6 win over #5 Ole Miss. MSU has won four straight games against top 5 opponents. The Bulldogs have now won 7 of the last 8 meetings over the Rebels. The Governor's Cup stays in Starkville for the 3rd straight season.

Tuesday's game featured 8 lead changes, several of those coming in the final inning and a half. The Bulldogs get another win to bolster their comeback to the postseason picture. MSU improves to 23-19 overall. Ole Miss falls to 32-10 on the season.

Jake Mangum delivered several webgems, including an outstanding grab in the 8th inning.

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