West Virginia 5, No. 3 TCU 4

In Morgantown, W.Va., Ivan Gonzalez delivered a sacrifice fly to score Jimmy Galusky, who had doubled to open the bottom of the ninth, as West Virginia slipped past TCU Friday to end the Horned Frogs’ 13-game winning streak. BJ Myers tossed 8.1 innings with two earned runs and six strikeouts for the Mountaineers (7-3, 20-12). Gonzalez finished with two RBI, and Kyle Davis went 2 for 3 with a run and an RBI for WVU. Evan Skoug went 2 for 4 with a solo homer for TCU (8-2, 27-6).

No. 17 Mississippi State 7, No. 11 South Carolina 4

In Columbia, S.C., Ryan Gridley and Hunter Stovall each drove in two as Mississippi State built a 5-0 lead after two innings and hung on to beat South Carolina in the opener of their SEC series. Konor Pilkington allowed four runs (two earned) and struck out seven in six innings for the Bulldogs (9-4, 24-12), who got a solo homer from Brent Rooker in the first and two hits and two runs from Elijah MacNamee in the win. Shaky defense hurt Clarke Schmidt, who tossed eight innings with five runs (two earned) and 11 strikeouts for the Gamecocks (7-6, 21-12). Alex Destino had three hits and a run as South Carolina scored all of its runs in the seventh inning to close to 5-4 before MSU added two in the ninth.

No. 1 Oregon State 5, Washington 2

In Seattle, Adley Rutschman went 3 for 4 with a double and one RBI as OSU evened its Pac-12 series with UW. Bryce Fehmel (4-1, 6.2 IP, 6 H, R, 2 BB, 5 K) earned the win, while Jake Mulholland worked around one hit and one walk in the ninth for his fourth save for the Beavers (13-1, 29-2). AJ Graffanino had two hits and one RBI for the Huskies (7-4, 20-13).

No. 2 Louisville 10, Georgia Tech 1

In Atlanta, Kade McClure allowed one run and struck out seven over six innings, and Colby Fitch went 3 for 5 with a solo homer and three runs as Louisville beat Georgia Tech for the second straight day. Devin Mann contributed two hits and two RBI, and Drew Ellis and Colin Lyman added two RBI apiece as the Cardinals (14-3, 30-4) scored four in the fourth and three more in the fifth to pull away. Ryan Peurifoy went 3 for 3 with an RBI for the Yellow Jackets (4-13, 16-17).

No. 5 North Carolina 7, NC State 2

In Chapel Hill, N.C., Logan Warmoth went 4 for 4 with a run and an RBI, and J.B. Bukauskas yielded one run and struck out six in seven innings as North Carolina scored seven late runs to beat NC State. Kyle Datres hit a two-run homer to give the Tar Heels (13-3, 28-6) a 2-1 lead in the bottom of the sixth. After the Heels scored three times in the seventh, Cody Roberts added a two-run homer in the eighth. Brandon Riley added three hits and a run for UNC. Brad Debo and Stephen Pitarra each had two hits and a run to lead the Wolfpack (7-9, 19-16).

No. 6 Texas Tech 7, Kansas State 4

In Manhattan, Kan., Michael Davis and Orlando Garcia both drove in three as TTU leveled its Big 12 series with KSU. Garcia (3 for 5) had a two-run triple in the first and an RBI single in the third, while Davis (2 for 5, 2 RBI) added a two-run triple in the fourth and homered in the ninth. Steven Gingery (7-0, 6.2 IP, 4 H, 4 R, BB, 10 K) earned the victory for the Red Raiders (7-4, 30-8), while John McMillon worked a perfect ninth with one strikeout for his fourth save. J Scudder (2 for 4) homered twice and drove in three for the Wildcats (2-9, 17-17)

No. 7 Arizona 5, Oregon 4

In Tucson, Ariz., Nick Quintana had a two-run single in a three-run fifth as AU leveled its Pac-12 set with OU. Cal Stevenson walked twice and scored a pair for the Wildcats (8-6, 25-9). JC Cloney (7-0, 6.0 IP, 7 H, 3 R, BB, 5 K) picked up the victory, while Cody Deason recorded the final two outs for his second save. Morgan McCullough went 2 for 4 with a double, one run and one RBI for the Ducks (6-5, 23-9).

No. 8 Cal State Fullerton 13, USC 5

In Fullerton, Calif., Cal State Fullerton snapped a 2-2 tie with five in the fifth and added six in the seventh to record its 12th straight victory and even its series with USC. Chris Hudgins (2 for 4, 2 R) homered and drove in four, while Niko Pacheco knocked in three for the Titans (22-11). Connor Seabold (4-4, 7.0 IP, 9 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 9 K) earned the win. David Edson had two hits and two RBI for the Trojans (17-15).

Ole Miss 4, No. 9 LSU 1

In Baton Rouge, La., Tate Blackman hit two of Ole Miss’ four solo homers, and David Parkinson allowed one run on six hits in 6.1 innings as Ole Miss evened its series with LSU. Colby Bortles and Nick Fortes also hit solo homers – both coming in the fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie. Will Ethridge and Dallas Woolfolk, who earned his seventh save, tossed the final 2.2 innings to help the Rebels (7-7, 22-13) close out the Tigers (8-6, 24-12). Ryan Olenek helped the cause by making a catch in center while crashing into the wall. Josh Smith had two hits and an RBI to lead LSU.

Tennessee 5, No. 10 Auburn 4 (10 innings)

In Knoxville, Tenn., Andre Lipcius’ sacrifice fly scored Justin Ammons with the game-winning run in the bottom of the 10th inning as Tennessee evened its series with Auburn. Jordan Rodgers had three hits and a run, and Benito Santiago added two hits and a run for the Volunteers (4-10, 18-14). Jonah Todd went 2 for 3 with two runs and an RBI for the Tigers (9-5, 26-11).

Vanderbilt 2, No. 12 Florida 0

In Nashville, Tenn., Kyle Wright impressed with a three-hit shutout and 13 strikeouts – on just 99 pitches – as Vanderbilt evened its series with Florida. Wright got 10 groundouts, didn’t walk a batter and was in the strike zone on 73 of his 99 pitches, finishing the game with his career-best 13th K. Battery-mate Jason Delay had three hits and two runs for the Commodores (7-7, 22-14). Brady Singer tossed a complete game of his own for the Gators (7-7, 23-12), allowing 11 hits and two earned runs with eight strikeouts.

Michigan 14, No. 13 Oklahoma 4

In Ann Arbor, Mich., UM scored four runs in each of the first three innings for its second straight win against OU. Drew Lugbauer was a triple short of the cycle, going 3 for 4 with three runs and four RBI, while Jake Bivens was 3 for 4 with two doubles, one run and one RBI for the Wolverines (28-7). Austin O’Brien went 1 for 4 with one run and one RBI for the Sooners (27-11).

No. 14 Kentucky 5, Missouri 2

In Columbia, Mo. Sean Hjelle tossed seven scoreless innings, and Ryan Mahan contributed two hits – including a solo homer – and two runs as Kentucky opened its SEC series with Missouri with a win. Hjelle allowed five hits and struck out eight and left after throwing 121 pitches for the Wildcats (9-4, 24-11). Tanner Houck allowed five runs (two earned ) and struck out seven in eight innings for the Tigers (6-7, 25-10)

No. 15 Arkansas 5, Georgia 4 (10 innings)

In Fayetteville, Ark., Evan Lee drew a pinch-hit leadoff walk in the bottom of the 10th and scored on a pair of errors as Arkansas clinched an SEC series win over Georgia. Eric Cole had four hits, while Luke Bonfield (2 for 5, 2 RBI) homered for the Razorbacks (10-4, 28-8). Jake Reindl (1-0, 2.0 IP, H, 2 BB, K) recorded the win. Michael Curry (3 for 4, 2 RBI) went deep for the Bulldogs (4-10, 15-21).

No. 16 Virginia 3, Virginia Tech 2 (10 innings)

In Blacksburg, Va., Adam Haseley homered in the top of the 10th as UVa edged VT to clinch an ACC series win. Haseley had two hits and two RBI for the Cavaliers (10-7, 29-8). Noah Murdock tossed seven shutout innings for UVa with three hits and three strikeouts. Bennett Sousa (2-0, 1.1 IP, 2 BB, 2 K) picked up the win, while Tommy Doyle worked around a hit and a walk in the bottom of the 10th for his 11th save. Jack Owens went 2 for 5 with a double, one run and one RBI for the Hokies (6-11, 18-19).

No. 18 Long Beach State 4, CSUN 0

In Long Beach, Calif., John Sheaks tossed seven scoreless frames as LBSU secured a Big West series win over CSUN. Sheaks (5-1) allowed three hits, did not walk a batter and fanned three. Josh Advocate (2.0 IP, H, 4 K) recorded his fourth save. David Banuelos had a two-run homer in the second for the Dirtbags (7-1, 22-11), who have won eight consecutive games and 11 straight at home. Albee Weiss went 1 for 3 and was hit by a pitch for the Matadors (3-5, 16-20).

No. 19 Southern Miss 15, Rice 4

In Houston, Dylan Burdeaux went 3 for 5 with two runs and three RBI as Southern Miss took the C-USA series opener at Rice. LeeMarcus Boyd was 2 for 4 with two runs and two RBI for the Golden Eagles (11-2, 27-8). Kirk McCarty (6-2, 6.1 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 8 K) earned the win. Tristan Gray (3 for 4, 3 RBI) went deep for the Owls (3-10, 12-24).

No. 20 Stanford 5, UCLA 3

In Stanford, Calif., Andrew Dachbach went 2 for 3 and scored the go-ahead run in the sixth as Stanford evened its Pac-12 series with UCLA. Colton Hock (5-0, 3.1 IP, H, BB, K) earned the victory for the Cardinal (5-6, 19-11). Daniel Amaral went 2 for 4 with one run and one RBI for the Bruins (8-6, 15-16).

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