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East Carolina Pirates

Baseball: UConn, Hartford Eliminated

Hunter Allen and Luke Lowery both went 2-for-4 and closer Joe Ingle worked out of two bases-loaded situations to lead East Carolina to a 4-2 victory over UConn on Saturday that eliminated the Huskies from the AAC baseball tournament in Clearwater, Fla. The Pirates (39-20) advanced to Sunday's championship game against Houston, a 17-3 winner over Memphis. The Huskies (35-25) outhit East Carolina 10-6 but left 13 runners. Ingle inherited a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the eighth and escaped unscathed and retired the first two he faced in the ninth before UConn scored on a walk to Vinny Siena, who went to second on indifference, and Bobby Melley's RBI single. A hit batter and a...