Saturday, June 23, 2007

Beavers one win away

So we're one win away from seeing the first back-to-back college baseball champion since LSU turned the trick in 1996-97.

Oregon State moved to the brink of their second straight title with an 11-4 victory over North Carolina. Sunday should be interesting.

For the last two days all we've heard about is how the roles have been reversed. This time it was the Beavers who cruised through their College World Series bracket while the Tar Heels scrapped and clawed their way to the title series.

Last year, UNC won the opening game by a run then lost the next two. While it would fit the pattern for the Heels to turn the tables on OSU and win two straight, I don't see it happening with the arms the Beavers have rested and ready.

Then again, last year the Heels had a first-round draft pick ready to go on Saturday so ...


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