As Arizona State and UCLA raced out to respective 24-0 and 22-0 starts, fans everywhere waited for this weekend. All season long a healthy debate has percolated: Which is the best team in the Pacific-10 Conference?
This weekend's slate of college baseball action features one of the best pitching matchups in years, as Louisiana State righthander Anthony Ranaudo faces Ole Miss lefty Drew Pomeranz in a showdown of future first-round picks.
Read about one of the best pitching battles we'll see all year, a matchup of two top 15 teams for our Meaningful Matchup of the week, a hot-hitting Fresno State Bulldog and an interview with Ohio's Gauntlett Eldemire.
Fifth-ranked Rice enters the season opener as the favorite against unranked Stanford, but the Owls won't be taking the Cardinal lightly -- especially not after last year's season-opening series loss to Poly.
With big-time matchups in the Missouri Valley Conference, a potential bubble burster on the West Coast and a Midwest stud going against the best, the weekend in college baseball will be nothing short of exciting.