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Fullerton Super Regional Breakdown
Cal State Fullerton hosts Washington in a super regional matchup between two red-hot West Coast teams. We break down the matchups, and get anonymous scouting reports from opposing coaches on each team.
Chapel Hill Super Regional Breakdown
No. 6 national seed North Carolina hosts No. 11 Stetson in an intriguing super regional matchup. We analyze how the teams match up, and opposing coaches offer anonymous scouting reports on both.
Corvallis Super Regional Breakdown
Oregon State hosts Minnesota in a super regional matchup between two balanced teams with veteran lineups. We break it down, and offer scouting reports on each team from coaches who have faced them.
Businesslike Gamecocks Aren’t Satisfied
South Carolina marked its Greenville Regional championship the same way it would any other win. The subdued celebration was a window into the psyche of a rejuvenated team with its eye on a bigger prize.
Auburn Parties Like It’s 1999
Auburn completed a dominant run through the Raleigh Regional by beating NC State to clinch its first super regional trip since 1999 — exorcising the ghosts of last year’s heartache in the process.
Houston, Purdue Show Grit In Chapel Hill
Todd Whitting has built a consistent winner at Houston, and his team showed characteristic toughness in a comeback win over Purdue. But the Boilermakers should be proud of the culture they are building after a memorable season.
Strzelecki, USF Say Goodbye
Peter Strzelecki has overcome heartbreak to become a key cog for South Florida, but he and the Bulls saw their season come to an end Sunday in DeLand.
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.