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Gauchos make grand entrance to CWS; Chanticleers coming, too

UC Santa Barbara and Coastal Carolina are heading to the College World Series for the first time. The Big 12 is sending all three of its teams that made the NCAA Tournament to Omaha, Nebraska. No. 3 national seed Miami also advanced Sunday.

No. 1 Florida staved off elimination in its best-of-three super regional, keeping the Southeastern Conference's hopes of having at least one team make it to the CWS for a 24rd straight year.

For Santa Barbara, Sam Cohen's walkoff pinch grand slam off star closer Zack Burdi in the bottom of the ninth inning produced a 4-3 victory over No. 2 national seed Louisville, undoubtedly the biggest hit and victory in the Gauchos' program...