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  1. NCAA baseball tournament: Rice's Anthony Rendon working wonders a...

    Tim Griffin

    Anthony Rendon started hitting rocks with a stick at age 3 and hasn't stopped since. The Rice slugger is impressing all of college ball with his talent at the plate and third base -- and he's only a freshman.

    Story | Conversation | June 03, 2009
  2. NCAA baseball tournament: Wayne Graham's Rice Owls learn from mis...

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- After a crushing defeat Saturday night placed Rice's season in jeopardy, Owls coach Wayne Graham still felt good about his team's chances to keep playing for a long time. Even if it meant climbing out of the losers' bracket and claiming ...

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  3. NCAA baseball tournament: Rice Owls defeat Kansas State Wildcats ...

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Experience in big games paid off for Rice. The Owls earned their fifth straight trip to the super regionals with a 13-4 throttling of Kansas State on Monday night in the championship game of the Houston Regional. The Owls (43-16) had to...

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  4. NCAA baseball tournament: Rice Owls extend lead against Kansas St...

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Rice added a couple more runs to push its lead over Kansas State to 11-4 after seven innings in the Houston Regional championship game. Reliever Matthew Reckling limited KSU to two unearned runs in 3 2/3 innings of work after he replace...

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  5. NCAA baseball tournament: Kansas State Wildcats tie up game early...

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Kansas State has battled back after falling behind early to forge a 2-2 tie with Rice after three innings in the championship game of the Houston Regional. Rice jumped to a quick 2-0 lead in the first inning. Leadoff hitter Brock Holt dou...

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  6. NCAA baseball tournament: Diego Seastrunk sparks six-run rally fo...

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- A three-run homer by Rice catcher Diego Seastrunk punctuated a six-run uprising that boosted the Owls to an 8-2 lead after four innings. Seastrunk jumped on a hanging curveball from reliever James Allen and spanked it deep into the woods...

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  7. NCAA baseball tournament: Preview of Houston Regional final betwe...

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Kansas State coach Brad Hill isn't sure how his team will respond to its regional championship game tonight at Reckling Park. It will be interesting to see how much experience plays a role in tonight's game. The Wildcats are making their...

    Blog | Conversation | June 01, 2009
  8. NCAA baseball tournament: Houston Regional

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- One program has been in this situation many times before. The other one hasn't. Kansas State coach Brad Hill said the Wildcats' lack of big-game experience might have finally caught up with them after Rice claimed an 8-0 victory Sunday ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  9. NCAA baseball tournament: Houston Regional

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- After watching Jared Rogers' complete-game victory earlier in the day, Rice pitcher Taylor Wall decided to trump his teammate later in the day. Wall's first shutout of the season helped the Owls (42-16) claim an 8-0 victory over Kansas ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  10. NCAA baseball tournament: Houston Regional

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Rice left-hander Taylor Wall appears intent on making sure his team will have at least one more game this season. Wall is providing a masterful performance as he's limited Kansas State to three hits through seven innings as the Owls lea...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  11. NCAA baseball tournament: Houston Regional

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Rice bunched three straight singles in the fourth inning to claim an early 1-0 lead over Kansas State after four innings in their elimination game in the Houston Regional. Singles by Diego Seastrunk, Anthony Rendon and Chad Mozingo produ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  12. NCAA baseball tournament: Houston Regional

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Kansas State coach Brad Hill gambled, trying to pitch around Diego Seastrunk in order to face national freshman of the year candidate Anthony Rendon. So much for that strategy. Rendon ripped a two-run single that that sparked a four-r...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  13. NCAA baseball tournament: Houston Regional

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- With gnawing doubts about his bullpen, Rice pitching coach David Pierce wanted a long effort Sunday afternoon from starting pitcher Jared Rogers. It didn't look like he would get it after the first two Xavier hitters reached base in the...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  14. NCAA baseball tournament: Houston Regional

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Kansas State's first NCAA tournament appearance might have been 109 years in the making, but once they arrived, the Wildcats have played with the experience of a team familiar with its surroundings. The Wildcats will be gunning for the ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  15. NCAA baseball tournament: Preview of Rice Owls-Xavier Musketeers ...

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Veteran Rice coach Wayne Graham is exactly where he didn't want to be heading into the third day of the NCAA regionals. The Owls' 7-6 loss to Kansas State last night pushed the Houston Regional 1-seed into the losers' bracket and an elimi...

    Blog | Conversation | May 31, 2009
  16. NCAA baseball tournament: Houston Regional

    Tim Griffin

    HOUSTON -- Kansas State coach Brad Hill learned his lesson earlier this season. After watching his team squander a lead at Missouri by removing ace pitcher A.J. Morris an inning too soon, Hill was determined to never let that happen again. So e...

    Blog | Conversation | May 30, 2009