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Depth Looms Large Again For UNC
UNC has gotten big contributions from up and down its deep roster this season. In Saturday’s win over Houston, 8-hole hitter Zack Gahagan came up big, and so did reserve Josh Ladowski.
Greenville Dispatches: ECU’s Onslaught
East Carolina put on a fearsome offensive display in front of a frenzied crowd in Greenville, and Danny Blair’s unlikely home run propelled South Carolina past Ohio State.
Clemson Regional Breakdown
Clemson welcomes back familiar foes Vanderbilt and St. John’s, plus Ohio Valley champ Morehead State. Aaron Fitt breaks them all down.
Oxford Regional Breakdown
No. 4 national seed Ole Miss will have its hands full this weekend with Tennessee Tech, Missouri State and Saint Louis coming to Swayze Field. Aaron Fitt breaks down a loaded regional.
Greenville Regional Breakdown
East Carolina will host South Carolina, Ohio State and UNC Wilmington in one of the tournament’s most compelling and competitive regionals. Aaron Fitt breaks them all down.
Fitt: Field Of 64 Reaction
The committee didn’t get everything right, but it got most of the important things right, and most of its choices were eminently defensible.
Dogged Seminoles Repeat As Champs
Florida State won its third ACC tournament championship in the last four years after grinding out an 11-8 win over Louisville in 10 innings. What’s the key to FSU’s annual May surge?
ACC Dispatches: Surging Cards Advance
Nick Bennett and Devin Mann led Louisville to another impressive win in the ACC tournament, lifting the surging Cardinals to the title game. The Cards have made quite a surge since their rocky first half.
Raleigh Fuels FSU’s Stretch-Run Rally
Cal Raleigh is playing the best baseball of his career down the stretch for Florida State, providing exceptional defense and swinging a red-hot bat. He has become one of college baseball’s most valuable players.
ACC Dispatches: Louisville Living Large
Devin Mann and the Louisville offense continued to fire on all cylinders with a thrashing of Duke on Friday, sending the Cardinals to the ACC tournament semifinals.
A College Baseball Giant’s Bittersweet Exit
Jim Morris’ storied coaching career almost certainly reached its end in Miami’s loss to Clemson on Thursday night, bringing emotions to the surface for Miami’s players and for Morris — despite his best efforts to rein them in.
ACC Dispatches: Duke, Wake Arms Shine
Duke and Wake Forest trotted out plenty of quality arms in a 13-inning grind Thursday — a game that showcased some pros and cons of the ACC tournament format.
Durham Dispatches: Pitt’s Magical Night
Aaron Fitt’s running diary from Day Two of the ACC tournament looks at Pitt’s magical win over UNC, Clemson’s insane 17-run fourth inning, and Josh Stowers’ mammoth game for Louisville.
Durham Dispatches: Cardiac Canes
Aaron Fitt’s Day 1 diary from the ACC tournament looks at Miami’s comeback win over Notre Dame, Matt Pidich’s gem in a season-prolonging win for Pitt, and the impending end of Virginia’s 14-year NCAA tournament streak.
Postseason Stock Report: May 22
Aaron Fitt breaks down what’s at stake in conference tournaments, and how the action will impact the races for national seeds, hosts and at-large spots.
Auburn Primed For Postseason Run
Luke Jarvis was one of several players who came up big this weekend for Auburn, which finds itself in a very good place as it heads into the postseason. Find out why the Tigers look like they’ll be dangerous in June.
Hilliard, LSU Dig Deep To Best Mize
LSU freshman Ma’Khail Hilliard outpitched and outlasted Auburn superstar Casey Mize, and the LSU offense showed its maturity by making some key adjustments to lead the Bayou Bengals to a very important win.
Auburn Bounces Back In Big Way
Will Holland had four hits to spearhead an impressive offensive showing for Auburn, which bounced back from a four-game skid with a standout overall team effort in a win over LSU.
Postseason Stock Report: Week 13
Coastal Carolina is one of three new hosts in our latest projection, all of them located in the Carolinas. Aaron Fitt takes a deep dive into how the races for national seeds, hosts and at-large bids are shaping up.
Stanford Stays Cool, Passes Gut Check
Stanford looked down and out after falling behind 6-1 on Sunday, but the Cardinal never strayed from its process. It just chipped away at the deficit and pulled off a stirring 10-inning win, showing serious heart and fight.
Beaver Buzzsaw Cuts Down Cardinal
Oregon State is playing at an exceptionally high level in all phases. After throttling Stanford to clinch a huge Pac-12 series, the Beavers look like a true all-around juggernaut — but what else is new?
Heimlich Dominates In Face Of Controversy
Oregon State’s Luke Heimlich has turned in another dominant season even while questions linger about his past and his future. There are no easy answers to those questions, but they still must be asked, even if they’re unpleasant.
Dangerous Duke Poised For Big Finish
After struggling for much of the season, preseason All-American Griffin Conine has come on strong in recent weeks, one of several developments that makes Duke very dangerous down the stretch — starting with a huge series vs. UNC this weekend.
Postseason Stock Report: Week 12
Stetson is one of three new hosts — and a rising contender — in this week’s field of 64 projection. Aaron Fitt takes a deep dive into the races for national seeds, hosts and at-large bids.
GSA Spotlight: Kent State’s Joey Murray
Joey Murray is the latest in a long line of exceptional blue-chip aces for Kent State. Find out what makes Murray so dominant, and why Kent State looks built to make some noise in the postseason.
Greene’s Walk-Off Electrifies Clemson
Clemson’s Jordan Greene lived out a fantasy of every undersized second baseman — he hit a walk-off home run to take down Florida State on Monday.