No. 6 Texas Tech 27, New Mexico 15

In Albuquerque, Brian Klein went 4 for 6 with a double, a homer and six RBI as Texas Tech torched UNM. The Red Raiders (34-11) scored multiple runs in six of the first seven innings, including seven in the sixth and eight in the seventh. Orlando Garcia (4 for 6, 4 R) and Hunter Hargrove (4 for 6, 3 R) both homered and drove in four for TTU. Carl Stajduhar went 3 for 3 with a homer, three walks, two runs and seven RBI for the Lobos (24-17-1).

No. 2 Louisville 6, Northern Kentucky 4

In Louisville, Ky., Drew Ellis homered twice and knocked in three as UL rallied to edge NKU. TJ Alas homered in the first as the Norse (15-25) built a 4-0 lead after three. Ellis had a solo homer in the fourth and Zeke Pinkham added a two-run dinger later in the frame as the Cardinals (35-6) pulled within one. Ellis put UL ahead for good with a two-run blast in the fifth.

No. 4 North Carolina 7, Campbell 1

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Logan Warmoth had three doubles and three RBI as UNC downed Campbell. The Tar Heels (33-9) led 1-0 before scoring two in the fifth, sixth and seventh. Zack Gahagan had two doubles and two RBI for UNC. Zach Minnick had an RBI double in the ninth for the Camels (19-23).

No. 8 Kentucky 6, Xavier 0

In Lexington, Ky., Zack Thompson allowed one hit in six scoreless innings as UK blanked XU. Thompson (5-2) walked three and struck out five. Evan White doubled and drove in three, while Kole Cottam had two hits and two RBI for the Wildcats (29-13). Rylan Bannon went 1 for 3 with a walk for the Musketeers (24-18).

Princeton 4, No. 17 St. John’s 2

In Queens, N.Y., David Harding had a two-run single with two away in the second and Asher Lee-Tyson followed with a two-run homer as Princeton edged St. John’s. Paul Tupper went 3 for 4 with a run for the Tigers (10-26-1). Andrew Gnazzo (1-3, 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, ER, 3 BB, 3 K) earned his first win of the season, while Conor Nolan (2 H, 3 BB, 3 K) tossed four scoreless innings for his first save. Gui Gingras went 2 for 4 with a double and one RBI for the Red Storm (29-6), who stranded 11.

No. 18 Wake Forest 12, Davidson 6

In Davidson, N.C., Johnny Aiello homered twice and drove in five as WFU outscored DC. Jake Mueller had three doubles and two runs, while Stuart Fairchild went 3 for 5 with two doubles and three RBI for the Demon Deacons (30-13). Alec Acosta went 3 for 4 with a double and two RBI for the Wildcats (21-17).

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