DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Steven Wells Jr. hit an RBI sacrifice fly to start a four-run eighth inning that helped Florida State beat North Carolina State 7-3 in Wednesday's pool play at the Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament.
Posted: May 25, 2016, 8:15 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Walker Grisanti's leadoff homer in the top of the ninth lifted Vanderbilt to a 6-5 win over Texas A&M Wednesday at the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Posted: May 25, 2016, 5:54 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Senior left-hander Ross Vance held Oklahoma to one hit over the last 8 2/3 innings and Kyle Davis hit a three-run homer, leading West Virginia to a 6-0 victory over Oklahoma in the Big 12 tournament on Wednesday.
Posted: May 25, 2016, 5:38 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Mike Shawaryn struck out 16 in his third complete game of the season, and Maryland defeated Indiana 5-3 in the Big Ten tournament on Wednesday.
Posted: May 25, 2016, 5:13 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Gregg Deichmann hit a tying homer in the bottom of the ninth and Kramer Robertson singled home the winning run to lift LSU to a 5-4 victory over Tennessee on Tuesday night in the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Posted: May 25, 2016, 4:54 am

In this Feb. 27, 2013 photo, Minnesota Gophers pitching coach Todd Oakes calls for a new pitcher in the sixth inning of an NCAA college baseball game in Minneapolis. The top-seeded Gophers have much more to keep them going this week in postseason play with somber thoughts of leukemia-stricken pitching coach Todd Oakes, who has entered home hospice care. The Gophers will play No. 8 seed Iowa in the first round Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (Carlos Gonzalez/Star Tribune via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

Minnesota has returned to the Big Ten baseball tournament after an embarrassing one-year absence for the proud program, toting the regular-season title and the top seed that comes with it. Riding the multiple talents of Big Ten Player of the Year award winner Matt Fiedler, the sage and steady guidance of coach John Anderson and the positive vibes of a determined and galvanized team, the Gophers have plenty of momentum for the postseason. Before the team left for Omaha, Nebraska, where the double-elimination draw is being played, Anderson visited the Oakes home with the conference trophy the Gophers earned for finishing in the first place.

Posted: May 25, 2016, 1:14 am
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Will Haynie hit a two-run homer in the top of the ninth and Alabama beat Kentucky 5-2 Tuesday in the opening round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Posted: May 25, 2016, 12:50 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Stuart Fairchild homered and Wake Forest held on to beat Duke 4-3 on Tuesday in an Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament play-in game.
Posted: May 24, 2016, 11:09 pm
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Tristan English, Matt Gonzalez and Trevor Craport each hit home runs to help Georgia Tech beat Boston College 6-0 on Tuesday in an Atlantic Coast Conference baseball tournament play-in game.
Posted: May 24, 2016, 11:07 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- J.B. Woodman tripled, doubled and drove in three runs Tuesday as No. 7 seed Mississippi defeated No. 10 seed Georgia 5-1 in the first round of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Posted: May 24, 2016, 8:51 pm
HOOVER, Ala. (AP) -- Patrick Raby and two other pitchers combined on a four-hit shutout Tuesday as No. 6 seed Vanderbilt defeated No. 11 seed Missouri 7-0 in the opening game of the Southeastern Conference tournament.
Posted: May 24, 2016, 6:10 pm

Texas coach Augie Garrido walks into the team clubhouse after the Longhorns defeated Baylor 7-6 in a college baseball game in Austin, Texas, on Saturday, May 21, 2016. (Rodolfo Gonzalez/Austin American-Statesman via AP)

Texas heads into the Big 12 tournament after a disappointing regular season and the winningest coach in college baseball history finds himself pleading to keep his job. Garrido has one year left on a contract that pays him nearly $1.1 million per year and a losing record in the Big 12 over the last five seasons. Texas is 22-30 this year and seeded No. 7 heading into Wednesday night's tournament opener against No. 2 Oklahoma State.

Posted: May 24, 2016, 5:53 pm
Louisiana-Lafayette has come within one step of reaching the College World Series in each of the last two seasons, falling each time in super regionals.
Posted: May 23, 2016, 9:39 pm
Clemson outfielder Seth Beer is the first player in Atlantic Coast Conference history to be named league player of the year and freshman of the year in the same season. The ACC honored a freshman of the year for the first time in 1991.
Posted: May 23, 2016, 8:46 pm

FILE - In this April 26, 2016, file photo, Mississippi State's Jack Kruger (35) rounds third base on his way to a third-inning run on a Nathaniel Lowe single against Mississippi in the Governor's Cup college baseball game at Trustmark Park in Pearl, Miss. Mississippi State caps its worst-to-first transformation in the Southeastern Conference this week when it enters the league tournament as the No. 1 seed.(AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Mississippi State won the Southeastern Conference regular-season title one year after finishing in the league basement.

Posted: May 23, 2016, 8:33 pm

FILE - In this June 24, 2015, file photo, Virginia celebrates after a 4-2 victory against Vanderbilt in Game 3 to win the best-of-three NCAA baseball College World Series finals at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb. Nobody's asking when an Atlantic Coast Conference baseball team will finally win a national title, thanks to Virginia's championship last year. The league tournament begins Tuesday, May 24, 2016, and the pressing question is, can an ACC team win another one? (AP Photo/Ted Kirk, File)

Virginia won the Atlantic Coast Conference's first national championship in six decades. Miami and Louisville look like the best contenders for the next one.

Posted: May 23, 2016, 4:29 pm
When Miami and Florida State meet on the baseball diamond this weekend there will be more than bragging rights on the line. Before the Seminoles and Hurricanes were both ACC members, they used to play six times per year, including a series early in the season. It was reduced to one three-game series when Miami joined the conference in 2004.
Posted: May 21, 2016, 2:09 am

In this May 17, 2016 photo, Nebraska's Scott Schreiber follows through on a solo home run in front of Creighton catcher Keith Oren, in the third inning of an NCAA college baseball game in Omaha, Neb. With Nebraska's NCAA Tournament hopes hanging in the balance and a huge series against Indiana looming, Scott Schreiber has gotten hot at the right time. He has four home runs among his nine hits over the last two games, including a 5-for-6 performance with two homers and nearly a third in a rout of Creighton. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

When a player is swinging the bat the way Nebraska's Scott Schreiber has recently, coaching him is pretty easy. ''You get out of his way,'' Darin Erstad said Wednesday. Schreiber put on one of the best hitting performance in the six-year history of TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha on Tuesday night, going a career-best 5 for 6 with two home runs and a double in a 15-2 win over Creighton.

Posted: May 18, 2016, 8:10 pm
Forget the long home runs, the walk-off hits or Clemson quarterback Deshaun Watson Tweeting in amazement about outfielder Seth Beer's stellar freshman season. Beer's father said his son's most eye-popping moment came as an 8-year-old when he deftly swiped a loose tooth from younger sister Savannah's mouth.
Posted: May 18, 2016, 6:56 pm

Mississippi's Henri Lartigue (22) is mobbed by his teammates following his three run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning against Kentucky during a college baseball game in Oxford, Miss., on Saturday, May 14, 2016. (Bruce Newman/Oxford Eagle via AP) NO SALES; MANDATORY CREDIT

Dan McDonnell has had some really good baseball teams in his 10 years at Louisville. This one might be his best.

Posted: May 16, 2016, 10:14 pm

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