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Turner's Take: Bouncing Back

It could have been disastrous. Carolina led Maryland 7-2 when the seventh inning began and looked to hand a loss to one of the two teams qualified for the ACC Tournament title game. Then, all of a sudden, the Terrapins took advantage of their own timely hitting and some Tar Heel fielding miscues to knot the score. (GoHeels.com)

Tar Heels Beat Terps In Slugfest, 13-7

North Carolina scored six times in the eighth to break a 7-7 tie and beat Maryland 13-7 Saturday evening in the final game of pool play at the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship. The Tar Heels, who had 15 hits against five Maryland pitchers and matched a season high with 13 runs, will now await their NCAA tournament fate after finishing 34-25 with a third win of the season against the Terrapins. (GoHeels.com)

UNC playing Maryland with NCAA positioning in mind

UNC cannot play for the ACC title, but that does not mean they don’t have a lot to play for Saturday when they face off against Maryland in their ACC tournament finale. Believed to be on the inside of the tournament bubble, UNC could bolster their resume against the Terps who own the nation’s second longest win streak at 11 games (Canisius – 18). (WRAL Sports Fan)

ACC Tournament Preview: #7 UNC vs #6 Maryland

A win versus Virginia would have been a major salve for the Tar Heels' bubble woes. As it turns out UNC has just the possibility of beating Maryland has their last, best hope to bolster the Heels' NCAA Tournament resume. The Terps are projected at #23 in the RPI so a UNC would have some value. Mike Fox will send freshman Zac Gallen to the mound in hopes of grabbing a desperately needed win. (Tar Heel Blog)

Virginia ends UNC ACC Tournament title game hopes

North Carolina’s quest for a second straight ACC Tournament title is over. Now the Tar Heels can worry about extending their streak of 12 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances. UNC missed a chance to cement its NCAA Tournament bid with a 3-2 loss to Virginia, the No. 1 team in the RPI, Friday night in NewBridge Bank Park. (Durham Herald-Sun)

Benton Moss grows as UNC baseball loses 3-2 to Virginia

If the North Carolina baseball team had any chance of beating the third-ranked Virginia Cavaliers on Friday, they needed a big outing from starting pitcher Benton Moss. But while the Tar Heels got what they wanted from Moss, they still fell to UVa. 3-2. "I thought Benton was sensational tonight and he certainly pitched well enough to put ourselves in a position to win," coach Mike Fox said. (Daily Tar Heel)

Turner's Take: The Breaks of the Game

Sometimes, the team with the most hits doesn’t score the most runs. Sometimes the team with the best pitching doesn’t get the win. Friday night, that team was Carolina. Such are the breaks of the game. The Tar Heels entered Friday night’s tilt with Virginia needing a win, not only to keep their ACC Tournament title hopes alive, but also looking to bolster their NCAA Tournament hopes. (GoHeels.com)

UNC-Virginia: Mike Fox Postgame Quotes

UNC Baseball coach Mike Fox on the loss to Virginia: "Tough, hard fought loss. Another one-run loss added to our resume, unfortunately. I thought Benton was sensational tonight; pitched well enough to put us in a position to win. Virginia was just so good at taking advantage of our mistakes and getting some big hits. Tough loss for us, we didn’t do enough." (Inside Carolina)

Missed Opportunities for UNC Baseball

A handful of plays prevented No. 7 seed North Carolina from staying alive in its bid to repeat as ACC Tournament champions in its 3-2 loss to Virginia on Friday night. The Tar Heels have one last chance to build its resume before the NCAA Tournament Selection Show on Monday. UNC dropped to No. 45 in the RPI following Friday’s loss and is currently 13-20 against the RPI Top-100. (Inside Carolina)

Carolina Falls To No. 2 Virginia, 3-2

Wood Myers hit his first career home run as part of a four-hit night but North Carolina fell to No. 2 Virginia 3-2 Friday night at NewBridge Bank Park in the second game of Pool B play at the 2014 Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Championship. With the loss, Carolina was eliminated from contention for Sunday's final, but the Tar Heels will face Maryland Saturday at 3 p.m. in the final game of pool play. (GoHeels.com)

ACC Tournament Preview: #7 UNC vs #3 Virginia

Mike Fox will send Benton Moss to the mound. Moss faced Virginia on April 19th going 7.2 innings giving up three runs on three hits and a trio of walks. He also struck out six in UNC's 3-1 loss to the Cavaliers. The bottom line is UNC still has plenty to play for and needs wins even if said wins don't necessarily get them to Sunday's title game. (Tar Heel Blog)

Colin Moran: a top prospect from a baseball family

Baseball runs in Colin Moran’s family. His uncle, B.J. Surhoff, had a 19-year Big League career with the Milwaukee Brewers, Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves. His older brother Brian is a left-handed pitcher in the Seattle Mariners organization. Colin has potential to be the best of the three, and he is already considered one of the Miami Marlins’ top prospects. (TC Palm)

With Backs Against Wall, Tar Heels Take On Cavaliers

The seventh-seeded North Carolina baseball team, 33-24 on the season, will be aiming to rebound from an ACC Tournament pool play loss to second-seeded Florida State when the Tar Heels face the third-seeded Virginia Cavaliers, 43-11 overall, Friday night under the lights at NewBridge Bank Park. (Chapelboro.com)

Tar Heels Continue ACC Pool Play With No. 2 Virginia

North Carolina will continue Pool B action Friday night at 7 against third-seeded and No. 2-ranked Virginia at NewBridge Bank Park. The Tar Heels are 0-1 in pool play after a 7-1 loss to Florida State Wednesday night, while Virginia is also 0-1 following a 7-6 loss to Maryland on Thursday. Benton Moss will take the hill for UNC against Virginia lefty Brandon Waddell. (GoHeels.com)

Mets’ Matt Harvey Needs To Be Quiet — Now

Is Matt Harvey the best young pitcher in baseball or a self-indulgent child who needs to wait his turn? He’s both, it appears. Harvey landed on the mound like a meteor. He dazzled the masses with a fastball that we haven’t seen in our city since another Met, Doc Gooden, came on the scene 30 years ago. He’s not as good as Gooden, but he’s close enough. And he needs to be quiet. (CBS New York)

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