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King In The North: Flashes Of Greatness
Led by one of the nation’s best aces in Eric Lauer, Kent State has its sights set on not just making a regional, but getting back to Omaha.
Northwestern’s Allen Relishes Challenge
First-year head coach Spencer Allen knew he was taking on a major challenge when he went to Northwestern, but he’s enjoying the building process.
King In The North: Michigan Showdown
Carmen Benedetti and the high-powered Michigan offense takes on Michigan State’s strong pitching staff in a compelling rivalry series this weekend.
Baumann: Ryan Lazo’s Perfect Speed
Texas Southern’s Ryan Lazo has stolen 26 bases without getting caught, leading a team that is uncommonly proficient on the basepaths.
King In The North: Naval Gazing
Paul Kostacopoulos has built Navy into a Patriot League force. Michael Baumann looks at Navy’s unique challenges, and ranks the top five teams in the North.
King In The North: April 12
Intriguing Towson infielder Brady Policelli leads off our weekly northern feature. Meanwhile, Minnesota’s road victory over Michigan throws those rankings into chaos.
King In The North: April 5
Carmen Benedetti helped lead Michigan to an emphatic sweep this weekend, landing the Wolverines in the Top 25 and atop Michael Baumann’s King in the North rankings.
Florida Loses Puk, Wins Series Finale
A.J. Puk’s status is uncertain after he left the game with back spasms, but Shaun Anderson picked him up, and Florida put an exclamation point on its series win over Texas A&M.
Baumann: Florida Makes Big Statement
First baseman Peter Alonso and pitcher Alex Faedo (p) paced Florida to a 7-2 win over Texas A&M, all but locking up next week’s No. 1 ranking for the Gators.
Baumann: Florida Delivers First Punch
Logan Shore and Florida weren’t at their very best, but as Michael Baumann writes, they still found ways to take care of Texas A&M in impressive fashion.
King In The North: March 29
Ohio State’s Nick Sergakis has become one of the most productive hitters in the Big Ten, leading Michael Baumann’s weekly Northern notebook.
TCU Outlasts Texas, Avoids Sweep
Luken Baker had three hits to help TCU dodge a sweep with a 9-5 win over Texas. Michael Baumann reports from Austin.
Baumann: South Alabama’s Hill To Die For
South Alabama ace righthander Kevin Hill impressed in an important 7-3 win over Texas State, clinching the series for the Jaguars.
Baumann: Texas Gets Luck On Its Side
Texas kicked off its Big 12 campaign with an upset win over TCU, and possibly made its first step toward turning the season around.
Baumann: Picking A King In The North
Kent State took three of four at Liberty this weekend to strengthen its case as the best team in the North. Find out how Michael Baumann ranks the North’s top five teams.
Baylor’s Rodriguez Keeps Steady Hand
After a tough home loss to San Diego, Baylor head coach Steve Rodriguez discussed the importance of energy and his team’s progress through four weeks.
New Mexico State Redefines Rebuilding
New Mexico State’s win over Baylor was a big step forward in an unprecedented rebuilding project under second-year coach Brian Green, as Michael Baumann explains.
For TCU’s Saarloos, It’s All About Trust
TCU’s Kirk Saarloos has drawn upon plenty of lessons from his own playing career to become one of college baseball’s hottest pitching coaches.
Baumann: Big Numbers Through Week 3
The season’s third weekend narrowed the pool of undefeated teams and generated some fun numbers.
Houston Notebook: Frogs, Hogs Go Unbeaten
Stefan Trosclair got his bat going Sunday to help Louisiana-Lafayette avoid a winless weekend, highlighting a fun final day of the Houston College Classic.
Baumann: Two Freshmen And Robichaux
TCU righthander Luken Baker and Houston first baseman Joe Davis are a pair of freshmen that really stood out amongst Saturday’s action in Houston.
Friday Houston College Classic Notebook
Dane Steinhagen and TCU had an impressive performance in a win over Louisiana-Lafayette, as Michael Baumann goes inside Day One action at the Houston College Classic.
Duplantier Returns Strong In Rice Loss
Jon Duplantier was strong in his first appearance since late 2014, but late-inning lunacy helped Arizona win a series-clinching game at Rice.
Arizona, Johnson Hit Ground Running
Jay Johnson’s tenure at Arizona got off to a great start, as his Wildcats played with abundant energy and dominated Rice in Houston.
2016 Conference Previews: MAC
Mitch Longo and Ohio surprised many last season by reaching the postseason, and Michael Baumann has team breakdowns, prospect lists and more on the MAC for 2016.
2016 Conference Previews: Big Ten
Carmen Benedetti and Michigan will fight for the Big Ten crown, and Michael Baumann has team breakdowns, prospect lists and much more.