OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Rice beat North Carolina 14-4 tonight in the
College World Series.
The Owls had a six-run second inning and Joe Savery pitched
six-plus solid innings to make it stand up.
The Owls have 29 runs in their first two games and are the lone
unbeaten team in Bracket One.
It's a big improvement over last year's College World Series,
when the Owls failed to score in their last 23 innings.
They'll play Wednesday against the winner of Tuesday's
Louisville-North Carolina elimination game.
One more victory would put the Owls (56-12) in the best-of-three
championship series that starts Saturday.
North Carolina (54-14) used a C-W-S-record eight pitchers
against the Owls. But a bullpen that had been a key in five
come-from-behind victories in the N-C-A-A tournament wasn't up to
the task after freshman starter Alex White lasted only one and