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Tar Heels manhandle Gamecocks in baseball battle of the Carolinas
South Carolina had an opportunity to make a statement on the national stage against North Carolina Wednesday night in Charlotte. The only impression the Gamecocks made was a negative one. No. 5 USC was pounded 15-0 by the 14th-ranked Tar Heels in front of a sellout crowd of more than 10,000 fans and a national TV audience on ESPNU .
No. 13 Diamond Heels Pound No. 2 Gamecocks, 15-0
Hunter Williams pitched 6.1 innings of scoreless baseball and No. 13 North Carolina pounded No. 2 South Carolina 15-0 Wednesday night at BB&T Ballpark. Eli Sutherland's three-run double in the fourth started a flood of runs in front of a sellout crowd of 10,205, the most fans ever to watch a regular season college game in the state of North Carolina.
Video: Tar Heels Pound Gamecocks 15-0 in Charlotte, N.C.
Hunter Williams pitched 6.1 innings of scoreless baseball and No. 13 North Carolina reached double figures in runs for the 13th time this season as the Tar Heels pounded No. 2 South Carolina 15-0 at BB&T Ballpark.
Fedora, Surhoff To Compete In Chick-fil-A Challenge
Head football coach Larry Fedora and former baseball great B.J. Surhoff will represent North Carolina in the ninth annual Chick-fil-A Peach Bowl Challenge charity golf tournament. The duo will compete for a share of a $540,000 total purse, and the team’s winnings will be split between the UNC Children’s Hospital and an endowed scholarship at UNC.
Gamecocks, Tar Heels converge on Charlotte for rare regular season baseball clash
Chad Holbrook spent nearly two decades at UNC as a player and a coach. He was an All-ACC player there, he set the stolen base record there, he made three College World Series trips there. He and his wife Jennifer had their two sons in Chapel Hill. But none of that will matter Wednesday, when South Carolina and North Carolina face off.
On-deck: South Carolina vs. North Carolina
South Carolina is set to renew its rivalry with border rival North Carolina tonight at 7 p.m. on ESPNU. It’s the first time the two teams have met since the 2013 Super Regional round that saw the Gamecocks drop a pair of one-run decisions to end head coach Chad Holbrook’s first season at the helm. In fact, the last two times the two teams have played were in Chapel Hill Supers with the Tar Heels winning.
South Carolina baseball coach, North Carolina alum Chad Holbrook excited to face alma mater
A lot of coaches prefer to not face off against their alma mater, but South Carolina’s Chad Holbrook relishes the opportunity to compete against North Carolina. Holbrook said USC should face the Tar Heels every year in baseball, as well as other sports, and he doesn’t want to get in the way of that taking place. South Carolina and North Carolina will meet at BB&T Ballpark in Charlotte on Wednesday night.
UNC Baseball Hits Rough Patch
North Carolina baseball has hit some road blocks over the past two weeks going 3-5 in their last eight games. The Tar Heels were swept on the road by Miami in Coral Gables despite taking a lead in every game. UNC then played two lackluster games against High Point and UNC-Asheville, dropping the Asheville contest.
Bros to pros: Seager brothers finding major league success
Kyle Seager, an All-Star and Gold Glove winner with four 20-home run seasons on his resume, bats fifth behind Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz for a Seattle team that's in turnaround mode. The Mariners placed a big bet on his future when they signed him to a seven-year, guaranteed $100 million contract extension in December 2014.
No. 13 Tar Heels, No. 2 Gamecocks To Face Off In Charlotte
No. 13 North Carolina steps out of conference for one of the top midweek games of the year nationally when the Tar Heels take on No. 2 South Carolina at BB&T Ballpark Wednesday night at 7:05. The game is the first of a two-year series at the home of the Charlotte Knights and pits two old rivals who have not met since 2013. UNC is 23-9 on the year.
Zac Gallen Named National Pitcher Of The Week
The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) released its National Player of the Week awards for the period ending April 10. Texas Tech sophomore second baseman Michael Davis was named National Hitter of the Week, while North Carolina junior right-handed pitcher Zac Gallen was named National Pitcher of the Week.
This Week in UNC Baseball with Mike Fox
Inside Carolina spoke with North Carolina Baseball head coach Mike Fox after his team's series victory over Virginia Tech. The Tar Heels (23-9, 8-7 ACC) play South Carolina in Charlotte on Wednesday before departing for a crucial ACC series at Virginia.
Zac Gallen Named ACC Pitcher Of The Week
UNC’s Zac Gallen and Virginia’s Connor Jones were selected as ACC Co-Pitchers of the Week. Gallen struck out a career-high 13 batters and faced just three more than the minimum in a four-hit complete-game shutout win over Virginia Tech on Friday. His 13 strikeouts were the most by a Tar Heel since Matt Harvey struck out 15 at Clemson in 2010.
Tar Heels-Gamecocks Baseball Game Moved To Wednesday
With thunderstorms in the forecast for the Charlotte area, Tuesday night's game between North Carolina and South Carolina at BB&T Ballpark has been postponed to Wednesday at 7:05 p.m. All tickets issued will be valid for Wednesday's game, which will pit two of the nation's top 15 teams against one another in the first of a two-year series.
Newcomer Adam Warren provides a bridge in Cubs' 4-2 win
As well as Kyle Hendricks pitched Saturday night in his 2016 debut, manager Joe Maddon couldn't take any more chances after Brandon Drury hit a double with two out in the seventh inning. So Maddon called upon Adam Warren to preserve a two-run lead in his Chicago Cubs debut.