Ole Miss and Mississippi State both lost in their softball regular-season finales on Sunday, setting up a rematch in the first round of the SEC tourney.
The eighth-seeded Rebels (36-18, 10-14 SEC) and ninth-seeded Bulldogs (36-19, 10-14) play Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. in Knoxville. The winner gets top-seeded Florida (50-5, 20-3) on Thursday.
The state rivals played just one game this season, with Ole Miss winning 2-0 in Oxford.
The championship game is on Saturday night.