No. 5 Louisville 3, Pittsburgh 1

In Louisville, Ky., Nick Bennett tossed six scoreless innings as UL completed a three-game ACC sweep of Pitt. Bennett (2-0) allowed two hits with one walk and four strikeouts. Lincoln Henzman fanned the final batter of the game to record his third save. Josh Stowers had a two-run single in the sixth for a 3-0 lead for the Cardinals (3-0, 15-0). Brendan McKay had two hits and a run for UL. Nick Banman went 1 for 4 with one RBI for the Panthers (0-3, 7-7).

No. 1 TCU 16, UC Irvine 7

In Irvine, Calif., TCU scored six in the fourth and five in the fifth in salvaging the finale of its series at UCI. Nolan Brown (3 for 5) and Josh Watson (2 for 3, 2B) both drove in four, while Austen Wade (3 for 4, 3 R, 2 RBI) doubled twice for the Horned Frogs (12-3). Adam Alcantara and Devin Pettengill both knocked in a pair for the Anteaters (9-5).

No. 6 LSU 9, Wichita State 2

In Baton Rouge, La., Antoine Duplantis had two hits and four RBI as LSU completed a three-game sweep of WSU. The Tigers (12-4) scored multiple runs in four of the first five innings. Duplantis had a two-run single to spark a three-run first and added another two-run base hit in the fourth. Eric Walker (2-0, 6.0 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 3 K) earned the victory. Greyson Jenista had two hits, including a double, and two RBI for the Shockers (8-6).

No. 7 Arizona 17, Hartford 13

In Tucson, Ariz., Jared Oliva homered and drove in six as Arizona finished a three-game sweep of Hartford. Oliva had a grand slam in the fourth to erase a 7-5 deficit. He added a two-run single in the seventh to give the Wildcats (13-2) a 15-11 advantage. Cal Stevenson went 3 for 3 with three walks, five runs and three RBI for Arizona. Ben Bengtson went 4 for 4 with a homer and six RBI for the Hawks (1-9).

No. 10 Clemson 4, Notre Dame 0

In Clemson, S.C., Alex Eubanks fanned seven in seven scoreless innings as Clemson finished a three-game ACC sweep of Notre Dame. Eubanks (2-1) allowed four hits and walked a pair. The Tigers (3-0, 12-3) scored in three of the first four innings, including two in the fourth. Chase Pinder had two doubles and a run for Clemson. Matt Vierling doubled twice for the Irish (0-3, 3-11).

No. 11 Texas Tech 8, UTSA 4

In Lubbock, Texas, Orlando Garcia had a two-run double to erase a 3-2 deficit in the third as Texas Tech won its series against UTSA. Garcia also had a bases-loaded walk in the first. Clay Koelzer drove in a pair for the Red Raiders (14-3). Jesse Baker and CJ Pickering both homered for the Roadrunners (8-7).

No. 13 Cal State Fullerton 3, Gonzaga 2

In Fullerton, Calif., Fullerton scored twice in the third to snap a 1-1 tie in edging Gonzaga to capture the series. Niko Pacheco (1 for 3, 2B) and Tristan Hildebrandt (1 for 4) both drove in a run for the Titans (9-5). Blake Workman (2-0, 4.0 IP, 4 H, R, BB, 4 K) was the starter and winner, while Brett Conine pitched two hitless innings with one punchout to record his second save. Jeff Bohling had two hits and two runs, while Justin Jacobs knocked in a pair for the Bulldogs (6-8).

Rice 12-0, No. 14 Stanford 2-2

In Houston, Dayne Wunderlich went 3 for 4 with a double, triple, homer and four RBI, and Dominic DiCaprio added three hits, two runs and four RBI as Rice won the first game of a doubleheader with Stanford. In the nightcap, Chris Castellanos (3-0) allowed two hits in 5.2 innings as the Cardinal (11-5) salvaged a split in a seven-inning game. Duke Kinamon and Daniel Bakst delivered RBI singles for Stanford, which split the four-game series with the Owls (6-11). In the opener, Ford Proctor contributed three hits, three runs and two RBI for Rice.

No. 15 Texas A&M 3-5, Brown 2-1

In College Station, Texas, Homan drew a bases-loaded walk in the bottom of the ninth in the completion of the suspended game and Braden Shewmake had a two-run single in the fifth to snap a 1-1 tie in the regularly-scheduled contest as Texas A&M completed a three-game sweep of Brown. The Aggies (14-3) scored twice in the first in the suspended game before the Bears (0-6) tied it with single runs in the fourth and fifth. Shewmake and Joel Davis both had two hits and a run for TAMU. Rob Henry went 2 for 3 with a run, while Josh Huntley homered for Brown. In the second game, Shewmake went 2 for 4 and Nick Choruby added a two-run double for the Aggies. Willy Homza went 3 for 4 with a double and a run for the Bears.

No. 16 Louisiana 4, Saint Peter’s 0

In Lafayette, La., Hogan Harris allowed two hits and struck out five in five scoreless innings, and Joe Robbins went 2 for 4 with a homer and three RBI as Louisiana completed a sweep of Saint Peter’s. Colton Lee and Dylan Moore each struck out the side in their one inning of relief for the Cajuns (9-4). The Peacocks (0-4) were limited to two hits.

No. 19 Baylor 5-0, Houston 0-2

In Waco, Texas, Matt Menard and Aaron Dodson had two-run singles in a five-run eighth in the opener as Baylor and Houston split a doubleheader, giving the Bears (14-2) a series victory over the Cougars (9-5). Montana Parsons (7.1 IP, 4 H, BB, 6 K) and Kyle Hill (2-0, 1.2 IP, BB) combined on the shutout for BU in Game 1. Jake Scheiner and Connor Hollis both went 1 for 3 with a double for UH. In the nightcap, John King (2-0) tossed a three-hitter with one walk and five strikeouts for the Cougars. Scheiner had a two-run single in the top of the ninth for the game’s only runs. Josh Bissonette had two hits for the Bears.

No. 20 Ole Miss 1, Furman 0

In Oxford, Miss., Greer Holston tossed seven scoreless innings with six strikeouts, and Michael Fitzsimmons had a pinch-hit RBI single in the eighth inning for the game’s lone run as Ole Miss edged Furman, completing a weekend when the Rebels (11-5) didn’t allow a run to the Paladins (8-7). Andy Pagnozzi (2-0) earned the win with a scoreless eighth inning with three strikeouts, and Dallas Woolfolk earned his fourth save. The series marked the first time since 2004 (Nicholls) that Ole Miss held an opponent scoreless over a three-game series. Matthew Quarles allowed seven hits and struck out two in seven scoreless innings for Furman.

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