No. 14 Cal State Fullerton 16, CSUN 7

In Northridge, Calif., Scott Hurst tied a program record with four home runs as Fullerton clinched a Big West series win at CSUN. Hurst went 5 for 5 with six runs and seven RBI. He matched the homer total of Sam Favata, who went deep four times in a 34-5 win over La Verne on April 23, 1980. The Titans (14-6, 33-18) scored multiple runs five times, including four in the sixth and seventh, in building a 13-0 lead. Chris Prescott went 3 for 4 with a triple, four runs and two RBI for Fullerton. John Gavin (6-2, 6 IP, 3 H, BB, 3 K) earned the victory. Alvaro Rubalcaba had two hits and three RBI for the Matadors (11-12, 25-29).

MEAC Championship Game: S1 Bethune-Cookman 11, N1 Norfolk State 1

In Salisbury, Md., Demetrius Sims went 3 for 4 with three runs and two RBI as B-CU beat NSU for its second straight MEAC title and 18th in program history. Jameel Edney (2 for 3, 3 R) and Danny Rodriguez (2 for 4) both drove in two for the Wildcats (33-23). Donte Lindsay (3-7, 7 IP, 4 H, R, BB, 6 K) recorded the victory. Brian Beard doubled and scored for the Spartans (25-22).

Patriot League Championship Game: Holy Cross 11, Bucknell 7 (11)

In Worcester, Mass., Holy Cross scored four in the top of the 11th to win its first Patriot League title and earn its first NCAA Tournament bid since 1978. Cam O’Neill walked with the bases loaded in the 11th to snap a 7-7 tie. Thomas Russo and Alex Voitik also drew bases-loaded walks, and Jared Enders was hit by a pitch with the sacks full to make it 11-7. Voitik homered and drove in three, while Josh Hassell (4 for 6) and Bill Schlich (3 for 6) both knocked in a pair for the Crusaders (23-25). George Capen (6-1, 2 IP, 2 H, 2 K) earned the victory. Sam Clark went 3 for 4 with two homers and three RBI for the Bison (21-28).

No. 5 Florida 6, No. 7 Kentucky 4

In Gainesville, Fla., Nelson Maldonado had a three-run homer in the fourth to erase a 2-0 deficit and put UF ahead for good in an SEC series win over UK. The Gators (21-9, 40-15) won the East and clinched at least a tie for first in the SEC standings. UF will be the No. 1 seed in next week’s conference tourney in Hoover, Ala. Maldonado drove in four, while JJ Schwarz doubles and scored twice for the Gators. Jackson Kowar (10-0, 6.1 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 4 K) earned the win. Evan White went 3 for 4 with two doubles and two runs, while Marcus Carson belted a two-run homer in the eighth for the Wildcats (19-11, 38-18).

No. 8 LSU 11, No. 11 Mississippi State 7

In Starkville, Miss., Beau Jordan went 2 for 4 with a double, a homer, two runs and two RBI to lead LSU to an SEC series sweep at MSU. Kramer Robertson went 2 for 4 with a triple, two runs and one RBI for the Tigers (21-9, 39-17), who tied with Florida for the SEC regular-season title. LSU will be the No. 2 seed in the SEC tourney. Hunter Stovall had a two-run homer in the third for the Bulldogs (17-13, 34-22).

No. 1 Oregon State 5, Washington State 0

In Corvallis, Ore., Jake Thompson tossed a two-hit shutout as OSU clinched a Pac-12 series win over WSU. Thompson (12-0) walked a pair and struck out five in recording his first career complete game. Trevor Larnach doubled and knocked in two for the Beavers (26-3, 44-4), who tied the 1981 Arizona State team for most conference wins in a season. Dillon Plew and Shane Matheny both had hits for the Cougars (10-16, 24-25).

No. 3 North Carolina 9, Duke 7

In Chapel Hill, N.C., UNC scored in each of the first five innings in building a 7-1 lead on its way to an ACC series win over Duke. Ashton McGee had two hits and two RBI, while Brian Miller went 4 for 5 with one run and one RBI for the Tar Heels (23-7, 44-11). Jack Labosky went 2 for 5 with a double, a homer, two runs and three RBI for the Blue Devils (12-18, 28-27).

No. 4 Texas Tech 9, Kansas 4

In Lubbock, Texas, Grant Little went 3 for 5 with three doubles, two runs and two RBI as TTU completed a three-game Big 12 sweep of KU. Josh Jung also doubled and knocked in two for the Red Raiders (16-8, 42-13). Tanner Gragg knocked in a pair for the Jayhawks (11-13, 29-26).

California 8, No. 6 TCU 3

In Berkeley, Calif., Tyrus Greene had a two-run single to snap a 1-1 tie and spark a five-run sixth as Cal salvaged the finale of its series with TCU. Cameron Eden went 3 for 4 with a homer and two RBI for the Golden Bears (23-28). Tanner Dodson (2-5, 3.1 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 4 K) earned the win in relief. Cam Warner had two hits and two RBI for the Horned Frogs (39-14).

No. 9 Long Beach State 8, Hawai’i 4

In Long Beach, Calif., Brooks Stotler had a two-run single in the second to tie the game and scored to put LBSU ahead for good in a Big West series-clinching win over Hawai’i. Lucas Tancas added a two-run double in the fifth for the Dirtbags (17-3, 34-16-1). Kekai Rios went 2 for 4 with a double, a homer, two runs and two RBI for the Rainbows (8-12, 26-21).

No. 10 Stanford 7, Washington 5

In Stanford, Calif., Nico Hoerner tied the game with a two-run double in the third and scored the run to put Stanford on top to stay in a Pac-12 series-clinching victory over UW. Hoerner finished with three hits and three RBI, while Matt Winaker (2 for 4, 2 R, 2 RBI) homered for the Cardinal (17-9, 36-14). MJ Hubbs had three hits and two RBI for the Huskies (12-14, 26-24),

No. 12 Virginia 10, Georgia Tech 9

In Atlanta, Robbie Coman had a sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth to snap a 9-9 deadlock as UVa won its ACC series at GT. The Cavaliers (18-12, 41-13) will be the No. 4 seed in next week’s ACC Tournament in Louisville. Pavin Smith went 3 for 4 with a double, a homer and five RBI for UVa. Bennett Sousa had a grand slam in a six-run sixth for the Yellow Jackets (11-19, 27-26).

No. 13 Clemson 15, NC State 6

In Raleigh, N.C., Grayson Byrd had three of his team’s 15 hits and drove in a pair as Clemson avoided the ACC series sweep at NC State. The Tigers (17-13, 39-17) scored five in the third and six in the seventh to put the game away. Stephen Pitarra knocked in a pair for the Wolfpack (16-14, 33-22).

No. 15 Arkansas 8, Texas A&M 0

In College Station, Texas, Chad Spanberger homered twice and Blaine Knight hurled six scoreless innings as Arkansas won its SEC series at Texas A&M. The Razorbacks (18-11, 39-15) will be the No. 4 seed in the SEC Tournament. Spanberger launched solo shots in the fifth and eighth. Dominic Fletcher went 3 for 4 with two runs and one RBI for Arkansas. Knight (7-4) allowed three hits with no walks and two strikeouts. Kevin Kopps (3 IP, 2 H, BB, 4 K) registered his second save. Nick Choruby had two hits for the Aggies (16-14, 36-20).

No. 17 Arizona 9, Arizona State 5

In Phoenix, Cesar Salazar had two hits and two RBI as Arizona completed a three-game Pac-12 series sweep at ASU. The Wildcats (15-12, 36-17) scored three in the first and never trailed. Cal Stevenson went 2 for 2 with a double, three walks, two runs and one RBI for UA. Cody Deason (5-2, 6 IP, 8 H, R, BB, 4 K) earned the win. Gage Canning (3 for 5, 2 2B, 3B, R, 2 RBI) paced the offense for the Sun Devils (8-19, 23-29).

No. 18 Wake Forest 14, Pittsburgh 4

In Winston-Salem, N.C., Keegan Maronpot homered twice and knocked five as WFU clinched an ACC series win over Pitt. Gavin Sheets and Johnny Aiello both had two hits and three RBI for the Demon Deacons (19-11, 38-17), who snapped a 3-3 tie with nine in the fifth. Jacob Wright (2 for 4) and Caleb Parry both went deep for the Panthers (9-21, 23-30).

No. 20 Michigan 2, Michigan State 1 (10)

In East Lansing, Mich., Michael Brdar had an RBI single with two away in the top of the 10th as UM clinched a series win over MSU and earned the second seed in the Big Ten Tournament. Brdar and Jake Bivens both had three hits for the Wolverines (16-8, 42-13). Bryce Kelley had two hits for the Spartans (10-14, 29-23).

Inclement weather forced the cancellation of Florida State at No. 2 Louisville and No. 19 Missouri State at Illinois State.

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