Texas ace Lucas Gordon (Texas Athletics)


Miami, Texas earn wins to set up Saturday night clash of historical powers


CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Thirty-two years after Randall “Thrill” Hill famously turned a 48-yard Cotton Bowl touchdown catch into something more like a 108-yarder as he sprinted endlessly through the end-zone tunnel, it’s Miami and Texas again, this time in baseball.

Two-plus months since the Hurricanes upset the Longhorns to reach the men’s basketball Final Four, it’s Miami and Texas again, hardball edition.

One night after top-seeded Miami and second-seeded Texas advanced on the opening day of the Coral Gables regional, it’s a matchup of two of the most storied programs in college baseball history.

Texas has qualified for the[…]


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