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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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Tulane Shows Some Life

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GREENVILLE, N.C.–With their season on the line, Tulane’s players finally loosened up a bit. It’s been a trying year for the Green Wave, who have been forced to play their […]

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Charleston Chewed

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Top-seeded College of Charleston has been bounced out of the Southern Conference tournament. The Cougars led Appalachian State 10-5 after five innings, but the fourth-seeded Mountaineers scored two runs in […]

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Wednesday Roundup

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For the rest of the week, I’m going to blog from the Conference USA tournament in Greenville, N.C., with an eye on what’s going on nationally as well. But first, […]

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Alday Resigns

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Rich Alday, the winningest coach in New Mexico history, resigned Monday after 18 at the helm. Alday, 59, has guided the Lobos to a 513-511-3 record since 1990, but this […]

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Three Strikes: May 21

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Strike One: Heading To Hoover It took until the very last day of the regular season, but we finally have some answers in the Southeastern Conference. Here’s what materialized in […]

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