Ole Miss 9 Missouri 6
CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Logan Power hit a go-ahead grand slam in the eighth inning as Ole Miss stayed alive in an elimination game against Missouri with a 9-6 win in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional.
Scott Bittle (7-1) picked up the victory striking out a career-high 12 batters in 4 1/3 innings in relief.
Trailing 5-4, Missouri (39-21) scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to take the lead on RBI singles by Dan Pietroburgo and Steve Gray. Continue reading
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Ole Miss 14 Bethune-Cookman 1
CORAL GABLES, Fla. — Michael Guerrero crushed a pair of home runs during a 10-run sixth-inning to help Ole Miss dismantle Bethune-Cookman 14-1 Saturday in an elimination game at the NCAA Miami Regional at Mark Light Field.
Cody Overbeck also homered as the Rebels advance to play Sunday at 11 a.m. CT against the loser of Saturday’s second game between Missouri and host Miami.
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Miami 6 Missouri 5 (FINAL)
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – - No. 2-seed Mizzou fell to top-seed Miami by a score of 6-5 on Saturday in the NCAA Coral Gables Regional and will now need to win three-straight games in order to keep its season alive. After the Tigers tied the game with two runs in the top of the eighth inning, Miami retook the lead in the bottom half of the eighth.
Mizzou (39-20) fell behind 5-0 after three innings, but cut the lead to two with a three-run fifth inning and tied the game when junior Steve Gray hit a two-run home run in the top of the eighth inning. However, the Hurricanes answered by plating what would be the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth.
Missouri 7 Ole Miss 0
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – - Junior All-American Aaron Crow recorded his fourth shutout of the season as Mizzou opened its sixth-consecutive NCAA Regional with a 7-0 win over Ole Miss on Friday in Coral Gables, Fla. Crow stuck out 10 batters and gave up just three hits as he improved to 13-0 on the season. Continue reading
The Miami Hurricanes head back to the NCAA Tournament as the top seed in the entire 64 team tournament and will host a Regional in Coral Gables at Mark Light Stadium. The Canes have a 47-8 overall record while going a solid 23-5 in the tough ACC. They will be joined by Missouri and Ole Miss. The Tigers have a 38-19 record while going 16-11 in the Big 12. Ole Miss on the other hand is 37-24 with a conference mark of 15-15. Missouri will send their ace to the mound on Friday to face off against Ole Miss ace Lance Lynn which is one of the top pitching matchups in the first round of the tourney. The final team in the Regional is Bethune-Cookman 36-20 and an outstanding 17-1 in the MEAC. Continue reading