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2014 Big 12 Preseason Coaches Poll

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big12logo_thumb.gifDefending Big 12 champion Kansas State has been selected as the coaches’ preseason favorite to repeat as the regular season title winner. In a vote by the league’s head coaches, the Wildcats, who have never been picked higher than fifth, garnered five first-place votes to top the 2014 preseason poll.

Only six points separate the first through fourth place teams in the poll with four different teams receiving a first-place vote for the first time in league history. Continue reading

Oklahoma names Jamie Pinzino as Pitching Coach

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JamiePinzinoBryant_thumb.jpgNORMAN, Okla. – University of Oklahoma head baseball coach Pete Hughes has named Jamie Pinzino as the program’s new assistant baseball and pitching coach. Pinzino, a 12-year veteran in the collegiate ranks and seven-year head coach, comes to Norman after a one-year stint as head coach at William & Mary, preceded by one year as an assistant for the Tribe.

“We are excited about Jamie, Cheryl and baby Henry joining our Sooner family,” stated Hughes. “With Jamie, we have one of the top young head coaches in the country joining our staff.” Continue reading

Oklahoma releases 2014 Schedule

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OklahomaAction2NORMAN, Okla. – University of Oklahoma baseball coach Pete Hughes announced his team’s schedule for the upcoming 2014 season. This season’s schedule features nine games against three teams that advanced to the NCAA Tournament, including the Bedlam Series, which begins on April 1 in Norman.

The slate is also filled with nine teams in the Top-75 RPI and eight teams with 35 wins or more. An additional eight teams competed in the NCAA Tournament just two seasons ago in 2012. Continue reading

Oklahoma set to name Pete Hughes as Head Coach; Mason takes over VT

PeterHughes_thumb.jpgVirginia Tech head coach Pete Hughes will be named the next head coach at Oklahoma according to sources close to the situation. Hughes brought the Hokies to the NCAA Tournament as they went 40-22 while hosting an NCAA Regional which included the Sooners. Hughes coached Trinity University for two seasons in 1997 and 1998 accumulating a 52-30 record there before moving on.  Continue reading

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Auburn University Names Sunny Golloway as New Head Coach

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SunnyGollowayHeadshotAUBURN, Ala. – Sunny Golloway has been named Auburn’s head baseball coach, Auburn Director of Athletics Jay Jacobs announced Friday. Golloway has spent the past eight seasons as head coach at the University of Oklahoma, where he led the Sooners to seven NCAA Regional berths, four NCAA Super Regionals and the 2010 College World Series.

“I’m really excited about this opportunity because I’ve always held the Auburn baseball program in very high regard,” Golloway said. “The history of the Auburn program was a huge factor in making this decision. Secondly, the Southeastern Conference is the top baseball conference in America. Being able to compete in the SEC is a challenge that we look forward to. With our location, we are in a hotbed of talent. We will be able to hit the road recruiting right away, and we look forward to recruiting the best student-athletes to represent this outstanding university.” Continue reading

2013 Baton Rouge Super Regional: LSU 11 Oklahoma 1

LSUOmahaBound.jpgBATON ROUGE — Three weeks after dedicating the field at Alex Box Stadium to legendary former coach Skip Bertman – who made Omaha an annual early-summer vacation for many Tiger fans – head coach Paul Mainieri and the LSU baseball team punched a 16th ticket to the College World Series by dominating Oklahoma, 11-1, on Saturday. Continue reading

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2013 Baton Rouge Super Regional: LSU 2 Oklahoma 0

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AaronNolaFeaturedBATON ROUGE — While LSU starter Aaron Nola was in the midst of a two-hit complete-game shutout, JaCoby Jones hit an eighth-inning triple and broke a scoreless tie on a double by Tyler Moore, as the Tigers won game 1 of the NCAA Super Regional, 2-0, over Oklahoma.

LSU (56-9) advanced within one game of its 16th College World Series appearance and first since 2009. Game 2 of the best-of-three series is set for Saturday at 6 p.m. CT on ESPN2, WatchESPN.com and the LSU Sports Radio Network. Continue reading

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2013 Super Regional Preview: Baton Rouge

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PaulMainieriLSUFeatured2After sweeping through the Baton Rouge and Blacksburg regionals last week, respectively, LSU and Oklahoma will get together in Baton Rouge this weekend in one of eight Super Regionals. The Tigers and Sooners will go head-to-head in a three-game set with the winner of the series earning a bid to the College World Series. The Super Regional kicks off Friday at 7 p.m. ET with Saturday and Sunday’s contests also set for a 7 p.m. ET first pitch. Continue reading

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Links from Around the Country for June 6th

JonathanGrayFeaturedHere are some of the top news stories around the College Baseball World for today.  Continue reading