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After running the table in the final Big East Tournament to garner the automatic bid, the UConn Huskies found out their destination in 2013 NCAA Baseball Tournament on Monday.
Here's the release:
STORRS, Conn. - The University of Connecticut baseball team was selected to the field of 64 for the 2013 NCAA Championship on Monday afternoon and will play in the Blacksburg, Va., Regional, which is being hosted by Virginia Tech. The Huskies, who are the No. 4 seed in the regional, will open on Friday at 5:30 p.m. against the top-seeded Hokies while No. 2 Oklahoma meets No. 3 Coastal Carolina at 1 p.m.
NCAA opening regionals are four-team double-elimination tournaments with winners advancing to play in a "super-regional" best two-out-of-three series with those winners advancing to the College World Series. The winner of the Blacksburg Regional will play the winner of the Baton Rouge (La.) Regional in a Super Regional.
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DURHAM -- When North Carolina (52-8) head coach Mike Fox was asked about his thought process in choosing freshman Taylore Cherry (1-0) to start the ACC championship game on Sunday, which the Tar Heels won 4-1 against Virginia Tech (38-20), he said, (Cherry) was the only one we had left.
Expecting laughter from the roomful of reporters, he was instead greeted by silence. Fox quickly...
Last year the Virginia Tech Hokies were not a good team and that was with the scoring monster Erick Green leading the way. Maybe this will be a classic case of…big star gone, team becomes an actual team and plays better as a group. On the other hand, the Hokies could continue to struggle as head coach James Johnson breaks in seven new faces and a new-look fast pace VCU style press...
No one really knew what to expect. North Carolina needed six hours and 18 innings to get past NC State on Saturday night after going 14 innings against Clemson the night before. The pitching staff was spent with only a handful of pitchers available and even the everyday players had to be feeling the fatigue facing a hot hitting and well rested Virginia Tech team.
Enter Taylore Cherry...
Connecticut will open play in the NCAA tournament Friday at 5:30 p.m. against Virginia Tech in the Blacksburg, Va., regional.
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