Tyler Bielamowicz went 2-for-3 with a double and a home run as Houston beat UConn 7-6 Thursday to advance to the semifinal round of the American Athletic Conference championship at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla.
The Cougars (38-19) will face either UConn or Memphis Saturday at 10 a.m. in the semifinal round.
UConn (32-24) will face Memphis in an elimination game Friday at 11 a.m. The winner would then need to defeat Houston twice on Saturday in order to reach Sunday's winner-take-all final.
UConn had built a 4-2 lead in the third inning thanks to Isaac Feldstein's three-run home run after two Houston errors kept the inning alive. The Cougars tied the score 4-4 when...