Originally posted on Leftover Hot Dog  |  Last updated 6/2/12
South Carolina beat Manhattan 7-0 last night to move into the winners' bracket.  Earlier in the day Clemson beat Coastal Carolina 11-3 to do the same.  The Gamecocks and Tigers play today at 4 pm. Haven't we already played them?  Yes we have.  USC won in Charleston and Columbia but lost in Clemson. Isn't the NCAA supposed to avoid rematches?  Yes, that was their stated policy for years, but for some reason this year they decided to be more sensitive to travel issues, so we get to welcome our dear friends from the upstate. Well, are they any good?  Yeah, kinda.  They're good enough to win the regional.  They're 34-26 overall, and they were 16-14 in the ACC.  They were never in danger of not making the post season, but they weren't really in contention to host either.  They are a solid 2-seed. The pitching?  Clemson used Kevin Pohle and David Haselden yesterday, and Kevin Brady is hampered by an injury and is expected to only be used in relief.  That leaves two regular starters, D...
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