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The field continues to thin out in the 2022 NCAA baseball tournament, with only one more day remaining in the regional round.
Fifteen teams had already been eliminated before Sunday’s play got underway. Each of the 16 national seeds remained, though, with seven having already advanced to the regional final.
Here’s how the penultimate day of the regionals unfolded.
Georgia Tech 16, Campbell 5
No. 1 Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech, 7 p.m. ET
No. 2 Stanford vs. UC Santa Barbara, 4 p.m. ET
Texas State vs. Stanford/UC Santa Barbara, 10 p.m. ET
Texas Tech 3, No. 16 Georgia Southern 1
Notre Dame vs. Texas Tech, 7 p.m. ET
College Park Regional
No. 15 Maryland 10, Wake Forest 5
UConn vs No. 15 Maryland, 7 p.m. ET
Air Force 9, Louisiana Tech 7
No. 9 Texas vs. Air Force, 8 p.m. ET
Chapel Hill Regional
No. 10 North Carolina 6, Georgia 5
VCU vs. No. 10 North Carolina, 6 p.m. ET
Coastal Carolina 7, Virginia 6
No. 8 East Carolina vs. Coastal Carolina, 6 p.m. ET
No. 7 Oklahoma State 29, Missouri State 15
Arkansas vs, No. 7 Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. ET
College Station Regional
TCU 6, Louisiana 1
No. 5 Texas A&M vs. TCU , 8 p.m. ET
Coral Gables Regional
Arizona 7, Canisius 5
No. 6 Miami vs. Ole Miss, 3:06 p.m. ET
No. 12 Louisville 8, Oregon 5
Michigan vs. No. 12 Louisville, 4 p.m. ET
No. 11 Southern Miss 4, Kennesaw State 3 (10 innings)
LSU vs. No. 11 Southern Miss, 7 p.m. ET
No. 13 Florida 6, Central Michigan 5
Oklahoma vs No. 13 Florida, 7 p.m. ET
UCLA 2, Florida State 1
UCLA vs. No. 14 Auburn, 7 p.m. ET
Columbia 15, Gonzaga 6
Columbia vs. No. 4 Virginia Tech, 7 p.m. ET
Vanderbilt vs. San Diego, 4 p.m. ET
No. 3 Oregon State vs. Vanderbilt/San Diego, 9 p.m. ET
Full bracket is available at NCAA.com.
Arizona leaned on the long ball and lived to fight another day thanks to a 7-5 win over Canisius.
Chase Davis got things started for the Wildcats in the top of the first with a two-run home run to right.
Blake Paugh made it a 3-0 game with a solo home run in the second inning. Yet another dinger followed in the fourth, this time of the three-run variety off the bat of Nik McClaughry.
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Paugh got his second of the game in the seventh inning to provide Arizona with some breathing room after Canisius plated four runs across the fifth and sixth frames.
Quinn Flanagan shut the door on the Golden Griffins when he entered in the eighth. With a runner on second, he got Mike DeStefano to line out and then set Canisius down in order to secure the victory.
Louisville fought off Oregon’s comeback attempt to secure a rematch with Michigan in the regional final.
Heading into the eighth inning, the Cardinals were cruising with a 7-2 lead.
Colby Shade and Brennan Milone led off the inning with singles for the Ducks. Shade scored on a base hit by Josh Kasevich, and Milone and Kasevich then came home on a double by Anthony Hall.
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Josiah Cromwick and Sam Novitske were unable to do further damage as Louisville maintained a two-run advantage. The Cardinals also got one run back on a single by Christian Knapczyk in the bottom of the eighth.
Tate Kuehner, who had entered midway through the eighth, remained on the bump to start the ninth. Gavin Grant popped out to open the inning, and Kuehner set down Tanner Smith and Shade on strikes for the win.
A football game broke out between Oklahoma State and Missouri State. The teams combined for 44 runs and 37 hits, the bulk of both coming from the Cowboys. It was the highest-scoring game in tournament history.
OSU actually trailed 12-0 through three innings. Then the regional host outscored the Bears 29-3 the rest of the way.
Griffin Doersching gave Oklahoma State its first lead—fittingly on a grand slam—in the sixth inning.
Doersching finished with six RBI, yet he wasn’t the Cowboys’ top offensive performer. Roc Riggio went 5-for-7 with seven RBI and three runs scored from the leadoff spot.
As the offense was firmly kicking into gear, Trevor Martin brought some stability on the mound. The right-hander threw the final 6.2 innings, allowing three earned runs on four hits and striking out 16 batters.