North Carolina righty Austin Love (Aaron Fitt)


Big Love Helps UNC Level Series


CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — North Carolina’s bullpen has been one of its greatest strengths in 2019, and it was particularly dominant during UNC’s seven-game winning streak in the ACC tournament and regionals, posting a 1.93 ERA over 37.1 innings in those seven contests. So the Tar Heels appeared to be sitting pretty with a three-run lead after seven innings in Saturday’s super regional opener against Auburn. But UNC’s trio of go-to bullpen righties — Austin Love, Joey Lancellotti and Hansen Butler — were not sharp Saturday, and Auburn stormed back to win 11-7.

On Sunday, it was back to business[…]