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Owls Advance

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GREENVILLE, N.C.–Memphis made things interesting, but Rice feasted on the Tigers’ depleted pitching staff in a 20-9 win, sending the Owls to the Conference USA championship game against East Carolina. […]

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Favorites, Upstarts Alike Earn Bids

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Two of the heaviest favorites in conference tournaments cruised to championships this afternoon. Charlotte romped through the Atlantic-10 tournament, outscoring its opponents by a margin of 44-9 en route to […]

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Call It For Coastal

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Everything has come together perfectly for Coastal Carolina. With South Carolina losing to Arkansas and Virginia falling 5-0 against North Carolina, the door was wide open for the Chanticleers to […]

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Pirates Crest The Wave

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GREENVILLE, N.C.–East Carolina punched its ticket to Sunday’s Conference USA championship game with a 9-4 win over Tulane this afternoon at Clark-LeClair Stadium. The Pirates were the tournament’s darkhorse partly […]

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Texas Eliminated Before First Pitch

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Texas A&M beat Kansas State 7-2 in the Big 12 tournament today, in the process eliminating top-seeded Texas from conference title contention. The team with the best record in pool […]

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Gamecocks Going Home

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Arkansas had some work to do in the SEC tournament after losing its final three regular-season series. The Razorbacks had seemingly lost their chance to earn a national seed and […]

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Delaware, Wofford Going For Broke

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To this point, you probably only know the name “Mike McGuire” as the home run-hitting companion to “Sammy Sooser” in Ted Kennedy’s slightly confused world. But Delaware has a pretty […]

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Sad Hatters

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Heavy Atlantic Sun Conference favorite Stetson was pounded by Belmont 18-5 tonight, eliminating the Hatters from the tournament. The Hatters have a strong case for an at-large bid because of […]

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Conference Call

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Here are some quick thoughts on some of Friday’s developments: We’ve been speculating for the last two weeks about Gonzaga’s chances to earn an at-large bid, but the Bulldogs might […]

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Wolverines Vanquished

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Defending Big Ten Conference champion Michigan has been eliminated from the conference tournament after losing its second straight game. The Wolverines were in the hole after losing to Ohio State […]

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More Thursday Stars

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We mentioned Jess Todd’s masterful performance for Arkansas last night, but that wasn’t the only standout pitching performance Thursday. In the Atlantic-10 Conference alone, there were three gems. Charlotte righthander […]

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A Correction

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I’ve mentioned a number of times this week that Florida needed to win two SEC tournament games to finish at .500 and qualify for the NCAA tournament. Well, one of […]

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Crunching The ACC Numbers

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I’ve gotten a few questions today about the ACC tournament format and tie-breaker procedures, particularly after North Carolina slugged its way to a 14-5 win against North Carolina State late […]

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Hogging The Spotlight

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Jess Todd is a stud. Arkansas’ junior righthander set a school record and an SEC tournament record by striking out 17 batters while allowing just two hits over eight shutout […]

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Pirates Pull It Out

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GREENVILLE, N.C.–It looked like East Carolina was going to run itself out of Thursday’s prime-time Conference USA tournament game against Southern Mississippi. In the end, the Pirate baserunning was indeed […]

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ACC Attrition?

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As the ACC tournament game between North Carolina and North Carolina State finally gets underway following a long rain delay, I thought I’d turn my attention to Jacksonville with an […]

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More Favorites Toppled

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Upsets happen every year at conference tournaments, so it shouldn’t be too stunning to see favorites get bounced. Still, today has seen more than its share of surprises. In Wilmington, […]

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Owls Sitting Pretty

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GREENVILLE, N.C.–Top-seeded Rice is in the catbird seat here at the Conference USA tournament after topping Memphis 7-5 in the winner’s bracket. The victory earned the Owls a day off […]

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Down Go The Catamounts

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College of Charleston could be off the hook. The top-seeded Cougars were eliminated from the Southern Conference tournament earlier today, seemingly opening the door for second-seeded Western Carolina to snatch […]

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First Two Bounced From SEC Tourney

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Alabama and Mississippi State are the first two teams to be eliminated from the Southeastern Conference tournament. Florida got a huge performance from third-team preseason All-American righthander Bryan Augenstien against […]

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