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OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Thomas Dillard homered on the first pitch of the game and later hit a grand slam as Mississippi beat Jacksonville State 19-4 to advance to an NCAA Super Regional. Dillard finished with seven RBIs. The NCAA Oxford Regional clincher Sunday night was coach Mike Bianco's 750th win in his 19 seasons at Ole Miss. The Rebels will play the best-of-three Super Regional series at SEC rival Arkansas.
UNDATED (AP) — Florida State dominated all three games in its NCAA regional and extended coach Mike Martin's final season at least one more week. The Seminoles became the first team to advance to the super regionals by beating No. 4 national seed Georgia 10-1. The Bulldogs and No. 3 Georgia Tech are the highest national seeds eliminated so far.
ATLANTA (AP) — Bailey Horn pitched six shutout innings and Steven Williams drove in two runs as Auburn beat Georgia Tech 4-1 in the Atlanta regional of the NCAA Tournament. The teams play again Monday with the winner advancing to the 16-team super regionals.
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Josh Smith hit a solo home run and two-run triple to help LSU advance to the super regional round of the NCAA tournament with a 6-4 victory over Southern Mississippi. Zach Watson's two run single in the seventh put LSU in front for good. Trent Vietmeier pitched two scoreless innings of relief for the win and Devin Fontenot pitched two more for the save. The Tigers host Florida State next weekend.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Julian Infante hit two home runs and Ty Duvall added a grand slam as the Vanderbilt Commodores advanced to their third straight super regional by routing Indiana State 12-1 to clinch the Nashville Regional. This will be the eighth super regional in 10 seasons for the Commodores, and they will host Duke, winner of the Morgantown Regional. Vanderbilt now has won 11 straight and 25 of its last 26. This time, the Commodores scored seven runs off home runs.
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Patrick Wicklander combined with two relievers on a five-hitter and Arkansas advanced to host a super regional for the second straight year with a 6-0 victory over TCU. Dominic Fletcher had a two-run double in a three-run first inning. The Razorbacks, seeded fifth nationally, swept a home regional for the second consecutive year. The Horned Frogs had reached the College World Series four straight years starting in 2014 before getting left out of the NCAA Tournament last year.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Jake Mangum had three hits, Jordan Westburg drove in two runs and Mississippi State beat Miami 5-2 to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament. Mississippi State is in the super regionals for the fourth time in four seasons under four different head coaches. Miami took an early 1-0 lead on Raymond Gil's homer in the second, but Mississippi State bounced back with three runs in the fourth and didn't trail again.
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Austin Bergner struck out eight, and North Carolina beat Tennessee 5-2 to advance to the super regionals of the NCAA Tournament. Ashton McGee's two-run single highlighted the four-run first inning that sent the top-seeded Tar Heels into the tournament's second weekend for the eighth time since 2006.
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