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Columbia Regional: Game 1 Recap

COLUMBIA, S.C.  – Phil Pohl drove in five runs and hit a second-inning grand slam as Clemson defeated Coastal Carolina, 11-3, in Friday’s first game of the NCAA Columbia Regional at Carolina Stadium.

Pohl was one of five players to contribute two hits apiece to Clemson’s 13-hit attack. Continue reading Columbia Regional: Game 1 Recap

2012 NCAA Regional Preview: Columbia, SC

University of South Carolina pitcher Michael Roth
Senior pitcher Michael Roth is scheduled to start
South Carolina’s second game in the NCAA’s Columbia Regional.

 

Friday’s schedule

No. 3 seed Coastal Carolina (41-17) vs. No. 2 seed Clemson (33-26), Noon, ESPNU

No. 4 seed Manhattan (33-25) vs. No. 1 seed South Carolina (40-17), 4 p.m., ESPNU

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It’s the elephant in the room no one wants to deal with – yet.

When the NCAA Selection Committee set up the Columbia Regional the placement of Clemson, Coastal Carolina and South Carolina at the same venue – along with Manhattan – had baseball fans in South Carolina buzzing.

The Clemson-South Carolina rivalry is a 24/7, 365 proposition in the Palmetto State. It’s hard to find a native sports fan that is neutral  about the rivalry – unless that person’s rooting interest is for another state school such as Coastal Carolina.

If a Clemson-South Carolina game does come about, you can expect a sellout crowd of 8,242 – more if the Columbia fire marshal is looking the other way – to have Carolina Stadium rocking.
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2012 ACC Tournament Preview

The ACC Tournament kicks off on Wednesday morning when Florida State takes on Georgia Tech at 11am. The rest of the matchups on Wednesday are NC State vs Miami and North Carolina vs Wake Forest. Continue reading 2012 ACC Tournament Preview