Oregon St., North Carolina advance to College World Series

North Carolina pitcher Josh Hiatt (31) hugs catcher Brandon Martorano as infielder Dallas Tessar (7) celebrates following the team's win over Stetson following an NCAA super regional college baseball game in Chapel Hill, N.C., Saturday, June 9, 2018. North Carolina won 7-5 to advance to the College World Series. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)

Oregon State and North Carolina became the first two teams to advance to the College World Series, completing sweeps of their best-of-three NCAA Tournament super regionals Saturday.

Summitt’s spirit hovers over Hall of Fame ceremony

Connecticut assistant coach Chris Dailey, right, accepts the award from David Golden during induction ceremonies at he Women's Basketball Hall of Fame Saturday, June 9, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The spirit of former Tennessee coach Pat Summitt hovered over a Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame induction ceremony that included her longtime assistant coach and one of her greatest players.

Bulldogs, Beavers, UNC, Huskies win super regional openers

Mississippi State's Elijah MacNamee is swarmed at home after hitting a two-run home run in the ninth inning for a 10-8 win over Vanderbilt in an NCAA college baseball super regional game Friday, June 8, 2018, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mike Strasinger)

Mississippi State, Oregon State, North Carolina and Washington won their openers in the NCAA Tournament best-of-three super regionals Friday and each is one win away from advancing to the College World Series.

Holdsclaw returns to Knoxville for Hall of Fame induction

Former University of Tennessee standout Chamique Holdsclaw speaks during an interview at the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame, Friday, June 8, 2018, in Knoxville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Wade Payne)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Chamique Holdsclaw will enjoy the crowning achievement of her basketball career in the town where she produced many of her greatest moments.

Super regional primer: 16 teams are vie for 8 spots

Florida head coach Kevin O' Sullivan talks to his players in the dugout in Game 1 of the NCAA Regionals baseball final against FAU, Monday, June 4, 2018, at McKethan Stadium in Gainesville, Fla. (Cyndi Chambers/The Gainesville Sun via AP)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Super regionals are the next stop on the NCAA Tournament’s road to Omaha. The eight best-of-three series starting Friday and Saturday will determine the field for the College World Series.

Dailey, DeMoss make history as assistants in Hall of Fame

FILE - In this Feb. 28, 1997, file photo, Connecticut Associate head coach Chris Dailey is hoisted in the air by the players after they defeated Notre Dame, 86-77, to win the Big East women's basketball championship, in Storrs, Conn. Dailey had to temporarily take over head coaching duties while head coach Geno Auriemma attended his fathers funeral. Connecticut assistant coach Chris Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss are breaking new ground this weekend when they get inducted into the Women's Basketball Hall of Fame. This marks the first time in the organization's 20-year history that it has inducted anyone based on accomplishments as an assistant coach. (AP Photo/John Dunn, File)

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Connecticut’s Chris Dailey and former Tennessee assistant Mickie DeMoss are entering uncharted territory with their historic inductions Saturday into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.



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