Oklahoma's Dane Acker (Eric Sorenson)


Oklahoma’s Acker No-Hits LSU To Finish Off Impressive Weekend


HOUSTON – It was a historic Sunday at the Shriners College Classic and Oklahoma righthander Dane Acker was center stage.

Acker, who began his collegiate career down the freeway at Rice and continued it at San Jacinto (Texas) College before heading to Oklahoma, made history Sunday afternoon with a no-hitter to beat LSU 1-0 and to give the Sooners an impressive 2-1 finish to the weekend.

Acker’s performance was historic in more ways than one. In addition to it being Oklahoma’s first no-hitter since Jim Husling accomplished the feat in 1989, it also was the first time[…]