Category Archives: 2009 Conference Tourney

2009 Big 12 Conference Tournament Day 3 Recap

Here is your Big 12 Recap for the third day of action in the Big 12 Conference Tournament.

Texas Tech 4 Missouri 2

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – Texas Tech rallied for three runs with two outs in the bottom of the eighth and got outstanding pitching from Nate Karns and Chad Bettis as the Red Raiders dropped No. 15 Missouri 4-2 on Friday afternoon in the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at the AT&T Bricktown Ballpark. Continue reading

ACC Tournament Day 3 Recap (May 22)

Pat Dean threw 7 strong innings in Boston Colleges 10-1 victory over Miami. (BCHeights.com Photo)
Pat Dean threw 7 strong innings in Boston College's 10-1 victory over Miami. (BCHeights.com Photo)

Here is your ACC Tournament recap for Friday, May 22.

Boston College 10, #16 Miami (FL) 1


DURHAM, N.C. – Sophomore Pat Dean was nearly untouchable on the mound through 7.0 innings as he led the Boston College baseball team to its second win against a top-20 opponent in as many days. This time it was against No. 16 Miami, 10-1, on Friday in the 2009 ACC Championship. Continue reading

WCC Baseball Championship Series Free Live Video

The West Coast Conference Championship Series between Gonzaga and Loyola Marymount begins tonight, and the conference will be offering live free video streaming through the WCC website.  To access the video player click here. Gonzaga won the WCC regular season with a 14-7 record, and Loyola Marymount finished second with a 13-8 record in league play. The Zags took the season series between the two teams two games to one. Continue reading

Dance-off at Big East Tourney

The South Florida Bulls and UConn Huskies were set to face off in a winner’s bracket game today at the Big East Tournament at 4pm. The game would be eventually be postponed by that didn’t mean that players couldn’t have some fun. I give South Florida the edge in the dancing competition but the teams will be facing off on the diamond on Friday at 10am. The video is available below. Continue reading

2009 Big East Tournament Day 3 Recap

Here is your 2009 Big East Tournament Day 3 Recap

West Virginia 20 Pittsburgh 8 (7 innings)

CLEARWATER, FLA. – Senior Austin Markel’s three-run home run in the seventh inning helped West Virginia defeat Pitt in seven innings, 20-8, on Thursday afternoon at the BIG EAST Championships at Bright House Field in Clearwater, Fla. The 10-run rule was enforced following the seventh inning. Continue reading

ACC Tournament Day 2 Recap

Here is your recap of the second day of action in the 2009 ACC Baseball Tournament.

Boston College 7 Georgia Tech 3

DURHAM, N.C. – Sophomore Mickey Wiswall went 3-for-4 with two home runs and five RBI to lead the Boston College baseball team to a 7-3 win against No. 13 Georgia Tech in the 2009 ACC Championship on Wednesday at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. Continue reading

SEC Tournament Day 2 Recap (May 21)

Matt Cerione scored the game winning run as Georgia topped Arkansas 2-1 in 10 innings. (CSTV Photo)
Matt Cerione scored the game winning run as Georgia topped Arkansas 2-1 in 10 innings. (CSTV Photo)

The SEC Tournament had an interesting first day with all four lower seeds winning their opening round games.  Here is your recap for Thursday’s games.

#2 LSU 9, #21 Alabama 6

HOOVER, Ala. — LSU pinch hitter Derek Helenihi blasted a three-run homer and starter Anthony Ranaudo pitched a solid 7.1 innings as the top-seeded Tigers eliminated fourth-seed Alabama from the SEC Tournament, 9-6, on Thursday afternoon at Regions Park. Continue reading

Big 12 Tournament Day 2 Recap

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Texas 9 Kansas 3

OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — The No. 5 Texas Longhorns turned a complete-game effort by Chance Ruffin into a 9-3 win over Kansas Jayhawks in round robin action at the Phillips 66 Big 12 Championship at AT&T Bricktown Ballpark on Thursday afternoon.

With the win, Texas moved to 1-1 in round robin action and Kansas fell to 0-2. Texas needs a win by Kansas State over Baylor on Thursday evening and a UT win over Kansas State on Saturday to advance to Sunday’s title game.
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Southland Conference Tournament Day 2 Recap

Ryan Collins helped stave off a Northwestern State rally to keep the Lions alive on Thursday.
Ryan Collins helped stave off a Northwestern State rally to keep the Lions alive on Thursday.

Southeastern Louisiana 9 Northwestern State 7

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas – The Lions jumped out to a big lead with seven runs in the first two innings, but it was the bullpen that came up big on Thursday for the Southeastern Louisiana baseball team (36-21, 22-13 Southland Conference) as the Lions held off a rally by the Northwestern State Demons (26-26, 18-15 SLC) to advance to day three of the 2009 Southland Conference Baseball Tournament with a 9-7 win on Wednesday morning.
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SEC Tournament Day 1 Recap (May 20)

Mike Minor lead Vanderbilt to a 4-1 victory over top-seeded LSU. (Scout.com Photo)
Mike Minor pitched Vanderbilt to a 4-1 victory over top-seeded LSU. (Scout.com Photo)

The first round of the SEC Tournament is in the books.  Here is a rundown of the day’s action.

Vanderbilt 4, #2 LSU 1

HOOVER, Ala. ­­— Mike Minor pitched his second complete game victory in three games to lead Vanderbilt to a 4-1 win over No. 2 LSU Wednesday night in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament at Regions Park.

Minor (6-4), pitching on four days rest, scattered six hits over nine innings and allowed just one run while striking out five and walking three. Continue reading