No. 1 Oregon State 15, No. 15 Stanford 7

In Stanford, Calif., KJ Harrison had four hits and drove in four as OSU clinched a Pac-12 series win at Stanford on Saturday afternoon and won its 18th straight game to tie a program record set in 1951 and matched in 1962. The Beavers (8-0, 23-1) scored four in the second, snapped a 6-6 tie with two in the seventh and put the game away with seven in the eighth. Nick Madrigal went 3 for 7 with two runs and three RBI, while Michael Gretler was 3 for 5 with two doubles and two RBI for OSU. Brandon Eisert (2-0, 3.0 IP, 3 H, R, BB, 3 K) earned the win in relief. Matt Winaker went 2 for 3 with a double, two walks, three runs and two RBI for the Cardinal (2-3, 14-8).

No. 19 Virginia 11, No. 2 Louisville 2

In Charlottesville, Va., Alec Bettinger tossed six scoreless innings of relief as UVa evened its ACC series with UL. Bettinger (4-0) worked the final six frames with five hits, three walks and three strikeouts. The Cavaliers (5-6, 21-7) snapped a 2-2 tie with a grand slam by Pavin Smith (2 for 3, 2B, 2 R, 5 RBI) in the fifth and added two in the sixth and three in the eighth. Devin Hairston had a two-run homer in the third for the Cardinals (9-2, 23-3).

No. 3 Texas Tech 9, No. 17 Oklahoma 4

In Norman, Okla., Steven Gingery hurled six scoreless innings with 10 strikeouts as TTU leveled its Big 12 set at Oklahoma. Gingery (6-0) allowed four hits and walked one. Cody Farhat had four hits and three RBI to lead the offense for the Red Raiders (4-1, 25-5). Renae Martinez (2 for 4) homered in the eighth for the Sooners (3-2, 24-6).

No. 7 North Carolina 5, No. 10 Florida State 2 (11 innings)

In Tallahassee, Fla., Michael Busch had a game-tying base hit in the ninth with two away to break up a no-hitter and UNC scored three in the top of the 11th to clinch an ACC series win at FSU. The Seminoles (6-5, 18-9) led 2-0 in the ninth before a sacrifice fly by Brandon Riley knocked in the first run for the Tar Heels (8-3, 21-6). With two away, Busch singled to tie the game at 2-2. Cody Roberts had an RBI single to spark the three-run 11th for UNC. Tyler Holton hurled seven hitless innings for FSU with one walk and eight strikeouts. The Seminoles committed six errors and all five UNC runs were unearned.

No. 6 South Carolina 7, No. 16 Auburn 0

In Auburn, Ala., Clarke Schmidt tossed eight shutout innings with 10 strikeouts as South Carolina evened its SEC set at Auburn. Schmidt (4-0) allowed five hits and three walks. Carlos Cortes (2 for 3, 3B, 2 R, 5 RBI) had a grand slam in the sixth, while Jacob Olson went 2 for 3 with three runs for the Gamecocks (6-2, 19-7). Daniel Robert went 1 for 3 with a walk for the Tigers (6-2, 22-7).

No. 4 TCU 1, Kansas State 0 (10 innings)

In Manhattan, Kan., Luken Baker had an RBI single in the top of the 10th as TCU topped KSU in extra innings for the second straight game to secure a Big 12 series victory. Four pitchers for the Horned Frogs (7-1, 21-5) combined on the three-hit shutout with just one walk. Nick Lodolo allowed two hits in seven innings with four strikeouts. Trey Morris tossed a scoreless eighth before Haylen Green (2-0) worked a hitless ninth to pick up the win. Durbin Feltman pitched a 1-2-3 10th to earn his seventh save. Jake Wodtke, Quintin Crandall and Will Brennan each had a hit for the Wildcats (0-5, 15-12).

Georgia Tech 5, No. 5 Clemson 1

In Atlanta, Jay Shadday allowed one run over six innings as Georgia Tech evened its ACC series with Clemson. Shadday (2-1) worked around five hits and four walks with five strikeouts. Austin Wilhite had two hits and two runs, while Ryan Peurifoy homered and knocked in three for the Yellow Jackets (4-7, 15-10). Chris Williams had two doubles and a run for the Tigers (9-2, 23-5).

Texas A&M 4, No. 8 LSU 3

In Baton Rouge, La., Walker Pennington had a three-run homer with two away to cap a four-run ninth as Texas A&M stunned LSU to win their SEC series. Corbin Martin (3-2, 8.0 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 5 K) earned the victory, while Mitchell Kilkenny worked a 1-2-3 ninth for his second save for the Aggies (3-6, 19-10). Kramer Robertson had a two-run homer in the fourth for the Tigers (6-5, 19-10).

No. 9 Florida 2, Missouri 1

In Columbia, Mo., Brady Singer went the distance for the second straight game as Florida secured an SEC series victory at Missouri. Singer (3-1) allowed three hits, three walks and one run while fanning four. Jonathan India had a game-tying homer in the fourth, while Christian Hicks (2 for 4) singled in the tie-breaking run later in the frame for the Gators (4-4, 19-9). Nelson Mompierre had an RBI double in the second for the Tigers (4-4, 21-6).

Jacksonville 10, No. 11 Florida Gulf Coast 5

In Fort Myers, Fla., JU tied it with two in the eighth and won it with five in the ninth to even its ASUN series at FGCU. Mike Cassala had three hits and four RBI, while Ruben Someillan went 4 for 4 with a double, a run and an RBI for the Dolphins (1-1, 13-16). Tyler Santana (2-1) recorded the final four batters with two strikeouts to pick up the win. Matt Reardon went 2 for 4 with a double, a triple, two runs and one RBI for the Eagles (1-1, 24-4).

No. 12 St. John’s 4, Hofstra 1

In Hempstead, N.Y., Sean Mooney allowed one run over seven innings as St. John’s topped Hofstra. Mooney (3-0) gave up four hits with one walk and seven strikeouts. Gavin Hollowell (2.0 IP, H, BB, K) recorded his second save. Michael Donadio went 3 for 5 with one run and one RBI for the Red Storm (20-2). Teddy Cillis was 1 for 4 with one RBI for the Pride (7-17).

No. 13 Cal State Fullerton 6, UC Riverside 1

In Riverside, Calif., Gavin Velasquez gave up one run over six innings as Fullerton leveled its Big West series at UC Riverside. Velasquez (3-0) scattered five hits with one walk and one strikeout. Brett Conine allowed one hit and one walk over the final 1.1 innings to notch his fifth save. Hank LoForte went 2 for 4 with a triple, a run and an RBI for the Titans (1-1, 16-10), who scored twice in the first and four in the ninth. Connor Cannon (2 for 4) homered in the fourth for the Highlanders (1-1, 12-10).

No. 14 Arizona 5, USC 1

In Tucson, Ariz., Jared Oliva went 2 for 4 with a run and two RBI as Arizona clinched a Pac-12 series win over USC. The Wildcats (4-4, 19-7) scored twice in the third and three in the fifth. Randy Labaut (1-0, 6.0 IP, H, R, 3 BB, 4 K) and Cody Deason (SV, 3.0 IP, BB, 5 K) combined on the one-hit shutout. Lars Nootbaar had an RBI triple in the first for the lone hit for the Trojans (4-4, 15-10).

No. 18 Kentucky 7, Vanderbilt 4

In Lexington, Ky., Zach Logue gave up one run in eight innings with seven strikeouts as UK earned an SEC series win over Vanderbilt. Logue (5-1) allowed six hits and walked one. Kole Cottam had two hits and two RBI for the Wildcats (7-1, 21-7). Jeren Kendall (3 for 5) homered twice and drove in four for the Commodores (3-5, 17-11).

Alabama 7, No. 20 Arkansas 1

In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Dylan Duarte surrendered just one run over 8.1 innings as Alabama leveled its SEC set with Arkansas. Duarte (2-1) gave up six hits and fanned four. Hunter Alexander and Cody Henry both went 2 for 4 with two runs and one RBI for the Crimson Tide (2-6, 13-14). Grant Koch went 2 for 4 with a run for the Razorbacks (6-2, 21-6).

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