Texas accounted for a couple of firsts at this year's College World Series -- as in first home run and first shutout.
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Louisville was the first team eliminated from the College World Series, but that wasn't the only surprising fact to come out of the first two second-round games.
The small-ball style that UC Irvine coach Mike Gillespie, 74, and Texas head man Augie Garrido, 75, subscribe to is a welcomed sight to veteran College World Series fans.
Taylor Sparks hit his nation-leading ninth triple of the season to fuel UC Irvine's three-run eighth inning Saturday in the Anteaters' 3-1 victory over Texas in the opening game of the College World Series.
UC Irvine's improbably run through the NCAA postseason has landed the Anteaters in Omaha, where the experienced success in 2007.
C.J Hinojosa drove in two runs and Parker French pitched six scoreless innings as Texas beat Houston 4-0 on Saturday to win an NCAA super regional and advance to the College World Series.
Louisville freshman Nick Solak hit a two-run double in the bottom of the eighth inning, helping the Cardinals rally to a 5-3 win over Kennesaw State on Friday in an NCAA super regional.
The NCAA has announced sites and schedules for this weekend's best-of-three super regionals in the Division I baseball tournament.
Grant Palmer singled home the go-ahead run in the sixth inning and UC Irvine went on to upset No. 1 national seed Oregon State 4-2 on Monday night to win the NCAA Corvallis regional.
Fran Fraschilla identifies the top five shot-blockers in college basketball, including Kentucky forward Willie Cauley-Stein.
SMU beats UC-Irvine 68-54 in NIT