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College World Series - Game 12
By Phil Stanton
Before this season, the last time both brackets
needed “if necessary” games was in 1988, the first year of the
two-bracket format. Arizona State beat Wichita State twice to
win Bracket One, while Stanford stopped Cal State Fullerton
twice to take Bracket Two. Stanford defeated Arizona State 9-4
in the national championship game.
The Clemson-South Carolina game took 2:22, the
shortest CWS game since June 18, 2006, when North Carolina
blanked Clemson 2-0 in 2:15.
South Carolina is 3-0 in elimination games this
season, all in Omaha. The Gamecocks did not play an elimination
game in the regionals or super regionals.
Jackie Bradley Jr. extended his hit streak to 20
games. He is batting .438 (7 for 16) with nine RBI in the CWS.
Clemson had its four-game win streak snapped. The
Tigers had won 20 of its past 26 prior to the South Carolina
The Tigers were held to a season-low three hits.
Clemson had four hits on two occasions.