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UNC routs NC State to gain semifinal berth in ACC baseball tournament

North Carolina plated 10 runs in the first inning and then coasted its way into the ACC Baseball Tournament semifinals. The Tar Heels have scored 22 runs in its first two games and whipped N.C. State 12-4 in the final pool play game on Friday night at Louisville Slugger Field. North Carolina now plays Miami at 4 p.m. on Saturday in the second semifinal. (Durham Herald-Sun)

UNC, NC State have a history in ACC tournament

NC State and North Carolina will look to add another chapter to a history of epic postseason clashes when the two archrivals meet in a winner-take-all game on Friday night to end pool play in the 2017 ACC baseball tournament. The match up between the Wolfpack and Tar Heels will determine who advances from Pool B to play the winner of Pool C in Saturday's semifinal game. (North State Journal)

The first ever UNC Major League Baseball player, and his role in UNC basketball history

The Tar Heel presence in MLB all started with a player whose connection to the school goes beyond just throwing a baseball. Bob Lawson was a pitcher for North Carolina in the late 1890s. In 1906, the now Dr. Robert Lawson was purported to have brought basketball to UNC. Lawson was one of the figures that gave permission to start a varsity basketball team. (Tar Heel Blog)

What to know for Friday at the ACC Baseball Tournament

North Carolina looked very much like one of the nation’s top clubs on Thursday in a mercy-rule whipping 11th-seeded Boston College. The Tar Heels figure to get a much tougher test Friday night against their backyard rival. NC State has been red-hot of late, winning 14 of its past 16 games and probably playing itself into a safe NCAA at-large bid. (Louisville Courier-Journal)

UNC's Bo Weiss among Major League sons making names for themselves in North Carolina

Bo Weiss also packed his bags and went elsewhere. But instead of distancing himself from his dad’s legacy in Denver -- where in addition to playing for the Rockies, he also managed the team for four seasons -- the youngster did the opposite by signing to play at Walt’s alma mater. He’s reminded of his father’s success at UNC every time he walks into Boshamer Stadium. (North State Journal)

UNC Baseball Opens Its ACC Tournament Run With Mercy Rule Victory Over Boston College

Fans in attendance Thursday at Louisville Slugger Stadium for the ACC Baseball Tournament were treated to a rare sighting in the opening game of the afternoon. For the first time in four meetings this season, Boston College held No. 2 UNC below 15 runs. Unfortunately for the Eagles, the Tar Heels triggered the event’s mercy rule on the way to a commanding 10-0 victory in just seven innings. (Chapelboro.com)

UNC baseball introduces team service dog and it's a total home run

On UNC's second-seeded baseball team, there are right-handed pitchers and left-handed pitchers. There are first basemen and shortstops, outfielders and infielders. And now, there's a service dog on the roster as well. That's right: The UNC baseball team just became the first NCAA team in the ACC — and possibly even the country — to boast a team service dog. (CBS News)

No. 2 UNC Baseball Opens ACC Championship With 10-0 Win Over BC

The second-seeded Tar Heels showed no signs of rust in Thursday's 10-0 win over 11th-seeded Boston College in the 2017 ACC Baseball Championship (Highlights). Logan Warmoth went 4 for 5 to key UNC's 14-hit attack, and five Tar Heel pitchers combined on a two-hitter in the game, which was halted at the end of seven innings due to the tournament's 10-run rule. (GoHeels.com)

After winning all 10 of its ACC series, UNC baseball team enters the ACC Championship red hot

The No. 2 North Carolina baseball team enters this week’s 2017 ACC Championship with plenty of momentum. The Coastal Division-champion Tar Heels (44-11, 23-7 ACC) will begin play on Wednesday. Here’s everything to know from an eventful week leading up to North Carolina’s postseason-play opener. This year’s ACC Championship format has been totally redesigned. (Daily Tar Heel)

Chansky’s Notebook: Let The Good Times Roll

Tar Heel baseball is back in an old, familiar position. Before UNC had its historic run of reaching six College World Series in eight seasons, it seemed next to impossible to make it to Omaha to play for the national championship. UNC had done it only a handful of times all those years before Mike Fox took over as head coach. Then they got good enough to figure it out. (Chapelboro.com)

Video: UNC outfielder Adam Pate - I was confident in this team from the start

UNC outfielder Adam Pate said at the beginning of the season that this Tar Heel team would do big things, and they capped 2017 by winning every regular season ACC series and more conference games than any team in UNC history. View Video...

Video: Brian Miller - It got a little emotional considering the history of UNC baseball

UNC outfielder and Raleigh-native Brian Miller said it drops his jaw to realize that this particular Tar Heel baseball team accomplished something none other before them has done. View Video...

UNC baseball team embraces medical alert service dog

UNC's baseball team has a new member this year, and he's a ruff one. Remmington, a 2-year-old golden retriever, also is the ACC's only service dog. Remmington works with Terri Jo Rucinski, coordinator of the physical therapy clinic and staff athletic trainer for the team. The pooch helps with treatments, rehabilitation and emotional support for the athletes. (Greensboro News & Record)

Weekly walk-up: Shortstop Logan Warmoth shares his reasoning ahead of ACC Tournament

Logan Warmoth, now a junior, has changed his batters' walkup song every year since he arrived at UNC. This one took a while for him. He’s been working on this one since last year and even went as far to start a group message with some of his closest friends in order to assure he picked the right one. As with any big decision, Warmoth had nerves earlier this year. (Daily Tar Heel)

Golden Spikes Award Spotlight: UNC’s J.B. Bukauskas

North Carolina overcame an early 2-0 deficit to Duke and won 3-2 in 10 innings. A few days later, when the regular season was over, J.B. Bukauskas was named ACC Pitcher of the Year after going 8-0, 1.87 with 106 strikeouts and 31 walks in 82 innings. He had some brilliant days this spring, but most impressively, he was amazingly consistent from week to week. (D1 Baseball)

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