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SoCal Weekend Preview: Retribution or Repeat

To get you ready for the second weekend of Southern California baseball action, we’ve got your Around the Horn preview of series to watch with a huge regional rematch, a southpaw showdown, two teams trying to make different types of statements and a couple of squads in dire need of some hits.

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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

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NCBWA Players of the Week (May 14th)

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NCBWA LogoMORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending May 12, today. Florida State freshman outfielder D.J. Stewart was named National Hitter of the Week, while West Virginia sophomore left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave was named National Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading

NCBWA Players of the Week (April 21)

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NCBWA LogoMORGANTOWN, W.Va – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA)­ released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 21, today. James Madison’s senior outfielder Colby Roberts was named National Hitter of the Week, while West Virginia sophomore left-handed pitcher Harrison Musgrave was named National Pitcher of the Week. The NCBWA Board reviews candidates from each Division I Conference each week and names winners each Tuesday throughout the season. Continue reading

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2013 Big 12 Preseason Coaches Poll

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OklahomaOmaha.jpgOklahoma has been selected as the preseason favorite to win the 2013 Big 12 baseball regular season. In a vote by the league’s head coaches, the Sooners earned six first-place votes, totaling 62 points. League newcomer TCU tallied the remaining three first-place votes and 55 points for the second place spot.
This marks the second time the Sooners have been tabbed to win the Conference’s regular season title. In 2011, OU also received six first-place votes. Oklahoma has never claimed a Big 12 title and has won the postseason crown on just one occasion – at the inaugural event in 1997. Continue reading

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West Virginia names Randy Mazey as Head Coach

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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – Randy Mazey, who has more than 20 years of collegiate baseball coaching experience, has been named West Virginia University’s 19th head baseball coach, Director of Athletics Oliver Luck announced today.

“We are delighted to welcome Randy into our Mountaineer family,” says Luck. “He is a blue-collar guy whose father was a coal miner, and he was raised in Johnstown, Pa. He understands the work ethic that all Mountaineers share, and in that regard he is one of us. Continue reading

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Big East Weekend Preview

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Four teams went 3-0 in the first weekend of BIG EAST play as Louisville, USF, Notre Dame and Connecticut all swept their opening weekend opponents. Louisville and USF both lead the league with 18 wins. Continue reading

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Big East Weekend Preview (March 23rd-25th)

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – This weekend marks the opening weekend of BIG EAST baseball conference play, with 18 games scheduled for Friday-Sunday. Louisville has posted the best record in the league through the nonconference portion of the schedule with 15 wins and six losses (.714). Here is a look at the six weekend series. Continue reading

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2012 Big East Preseason Coaches Poll Released

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – On the heels of back-to-back appearances in the NCAA Championship and a runner-up finish in the BIG EAST last season, St. John’s has been tabbed as the favorite to win the 2012 BIG EAST baseball championship by the league’s 12 head coaches.

The Red Storm received eight of a possible 11 first-place votes in the preseason poll. The coaches also chose St. John’s outfielder Jeremy Baltz as the BIG EAST Preseason Player of the Year and named Louisville righthanded pitcher Justin Amlung the BIG EAST Preseason Pitcher of the Year. Continue reading