March 2, 2008

Rankings are from CBI Composite Poll

UC Irvine 4, San Francisco 0

No. 10 Long Beach State 8, No. 13 Wichita State 5

Around the Bases
No. 1 ASU comes from behind to beat No. 8 Michigan

No. 2 Arizona outscores Sacramento State; No. 3 Ole Miss tops Indiana State


In Surprise, Ariz., Brett Wallace had three hits as top-ranked Arizona State trailed for the first time this season before earning an 8-4 come-from-behind win over No. 8 Michigan in the Coca-Cola Classic. Matt Newman’s two-run single highlighted a five-run eighth for the Sun Devils (6-0).


No. 2 Arizona 15, Sacramento State 7

In Tucson, Ariz., Jon Gaston had three hits, including a home run, with three runs and two RBI as Arizona outscored Sacramento State (1-4). T.J. Steele also had three hits for the Wildcats (4-1) with a double and a triple, two runs and an RBI.


No. 3 Ole Miss 11, Indiana State 4

In Oxford, Miss., Cody Satterwhite (2-0) allowed one run in seven innings with six strikeouts as Ole Miss defeated Indiana State. Michael Hubbard and Zach Miller both had three hits for the Rebels (7-0).


No. 4 North Carolina 6, St. John’s 2

In Rock Hill, S.C., Kyle Seager knocked in three for the third straight game as North Carolina stopped St. John’s at the Coca-Classic. Colin Bates (2-0) tossed six innings of shutout relief for the Tar Heels (6-1) with two hits, one walk and six strikeouts.


No. 5 South Carolina 10, No. 15 Clemson 1

In Columbia, S.C., Reese Havens belted a grand slam in the second as South Carolina powered past Clemson in front of 5,921 fans at Sarge Frye Field. Mike Cisco (2-0) allowed one run in 7.1 innings for the Gamecocks (4-1) with eight hits, one walk and four strikeouts. J.D. Burgess had an RBI double for the Tigers (5-1).


No. 11 Rice 10, No. 6 Texas 4

In Houston, Rice used three home runs to overpower Texas at the Houston College Classic at Minute Maid Park. Chad Mozingo, Diego Seastrunk and Rick Hague each went deep for the Owls (5-2).


Iowa 6, No. 7 Vanderbilt 3

In Nashville, Tenn., Wes Freie went 4 for 4 with an RBI as Iowa upset Vanderbilt in the Music City Challenge. Matt Mossey had two hits and two runs for the Hawkeyes.


No. 9 Miami (Fla.) 8, Florida 5

In Coral Gables, Fla., Dave DiNatale’s two-run double in the bottom of the seventh snapped a 5-5 tie and carried Miami past Florida in front of a capacity crowd of 3,000 at Mark Light Stadium. Blake Tekotte scored four times for the Hurricanes (5-0). Cole Figueroa had two hits and three RBI for the Gators (5-2).