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College Weekend Preview: May 17

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Four conference tournament champions will be crowned this weekend, clinching trips to regionals (more on those later). For most of the other conferences, tournies begin in the middle of next week, so series in most leagues will be played from Thursday through Saturday this week. There is plenty on the line across the country in the regular-season finale for most teams, but let's focus on the clash between the two teams tied atop the standings in Conference USA.

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College Weekend Preview: May 10

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Since Louisville's 2007 trip to Omaha in Dan McDonnell's first season as head coach, the Cardinals and St. John's have been fixtures in the top third of the Big East standings. The two teams have played plenty of important series over the last five years, but none bigger than this weekend's set in Louisville—the marquee weekend on the Big East calendar this season.

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College Weekend Preview: May 3

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Two days after a frustrating loss at Mississippi State, Matt Snyder and Bobby Wahl were in high spirits and relaxed, cracking jokes on the field at Trustmark Park, where Mississippi had just shut out Southern Mississippi 3-0. Ole Miss isn't the type of team that is going to pout and fall into a prolonged funk after a dispiriting loss such as Sunday's in Starkville, when the Rebels out-hit the Bulldogs 8-2 but found a way to lose 4-2, dropping their third series in the last four weeks.

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College Weekend Preview: April 26

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As we look ahead to Week 11, let's focus on a pair of mid-major upstarts—New Mexico State and Army—before we get to the week's premier showdown between Pac-12 powers UCLA and Stanford. We'll focus on the Cardinal, which has emerged from a midseason lull after being forced to do some lineup tinkering recently.

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