COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- TCU scored 22 runs over the last
four innings to stay alive in the NCAA tournament and eliminate
Dayton with a 28-12 victory Saturday in the College Station
Dayton led 9-6 going into the sixth before TCU (37-20) scored
seven in the top half of that inning to grab a lead it wouldn't
relinquish. Brance Rivera had six RBIs, while Jerrick Suiter had
five hits. Justin Scharf (3-2) earned the victory by tossing 1 1/3
scoreless innings of relief.
It was the most runs scored by the Horned Frogs since a 30-2
victory over Louisville in 2003.
The Flyers (31-30) were playing in their first NCAA tournament.
The teams played for more than four hours in temperatures
reaching 98 degrees.