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UNDATED (AP) — Defending national champion Oregon State was among the first teams eliminated from the NCAA Tournament, marking the first time the Beavers have gone 0-2 in regionals in 14 appearances since 1985. The Beavers' 4-1 loss to Big East champion Creighton knocked them out in the regional round for the first time since 2015. Baylor's Shea Langeliers hit three homers and drove in a tournament-record 11 runs in a 24-6 win over Omaha. Loyola Marymount upset No. 1 national seed UCLA.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Trevor Boone hit the go-ahead three-run homer with two outs in the top of the ninth inning, and Oklahoma State rallied to beat Nebraska 6-5 in the NCAA Oklahoma City regional. The Cowboys completed a comeback from an early 5-0 deficit by scoring four runs off closer Colby Gomes. Oklahoma State advanced to the regional final Sunday night against the winner of an afternoon elimination game between Nebraska and Connecticut.

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Ridge Winand singled in the winning run in the 13th inning, and Ohio State eliminated McNeese 9-8 in the Nashville regional of the NCAA Tournament. The Buckeyes will play either Vanderbilt, the No. 2 overall seed, or Indiana State next. Reliever Andrew Magno struck out six of the final seven batters and finished with a career-high 12 strikeouts for the victory. McNeese jumped out to an early 4-1 lead and was up 8-5 through seven. Ohio State tied it up with three in the eighth to stay alive.

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Andrew Naismith had a pinch two-run double in the eighth inning as Jacksonville State rallied late to beat Illinois 7-5 in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. Jacksonville State was scoreless until its first four batters in the seventh got hits. That included two-run homers by Nic Gaddis and Alex Strachan to make it 4-4. Kellen Sarver led off the eighth for Illinois with a tiebreaking homer, but the Gamecocks came back again in the bottom of the inning.

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gabbie Plain struck out 10 and Washington beat Minnesota 5-3 on Saturday in a Women's College World Series elimination game. The game was delayed three hours in the sixth inning because of lightning and rain.

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