Ole Miss Esports to Face Off Against Mississippi State


by University of Mississippi, Our Mississippi Home

More than 100 players from the University of Mississippi and Mississippi State University will compete in the fifth-annual Esports Egg Bowl on Saturday (Oct. 29) at The Sandy and John Black Pavilion at .

The Pavilion opens at 10 a.m. with a line of computer screens and CPUs across the court, each one a field of battle. Free and open to the public, the event is intended to last all day.

The teams will compete in seven games, including Rocket League, Valorant, CSGO, Overwatch, League of Legends, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate and a recent addition to the lineup, Omega Strikers. John McDermott, UM director of esports programs, said he’s confident that Ole Miss has a winning team. 

“The students have put a lot of effort into this,” McDermott said. “We have the opportunity to…

This article first appeared on Our Mississippi Home.

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