Here is USC’s game capsule for today’s College World Series matchup against Arizona State. Both teams are 0-1 in Omaha and the loser today will be eliminated from the series:
#1 Arizona State (52-9) vs USC (48-16)
4:30 EST @ Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, NE
USC: RHP Sam Dyson (5-5, 4.35 ERA)
Gamecock coach Ray Tanner on Dyson
Arizona State: RHP Merrill Kelly (10-2, 3.57 ERA)
Tanner on Kelly
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This and that….
- USC lost to Oklahoma 4-3 in their CWS opener Sunday. Arizona State lost to Clemson 6-3.
- Arizona State is the number one national seed in the tournament.
- The Sun Devils lead the All-time series with the Gamecocks 4-2. That includes a 2-1 win in the 1977 NCAA Championship game at Rosenblatt Stadium.
- Arizona State has been to the College World Series 22 times and has won the title five times.
- USC has been to the College World Series nine times and has never won the title.
- The winner of today’s game will face the loser of the Clemson-Oklahoma game Thursday night at 7:00.