Friday, May 12, 2017

Conference Tourney Updates (2017)

Quarterfinal play in the SEC featured three upsets out of the four games (see bracket):

  • Eighth-seeded Mississippi shutout No. 1 Florida, 2-0.
  • Sixth-seeded LSU took care of No. 3 Tennessee, 6-2.
  • Fifth-seeded Alabama edged No. 4 Texas A&M, 2-1.
Only second-seeded Auburn held form, blanking No. 7 Kentucky, 2-0.

In Friday's opening quarterfinal of the B1G tourney, top-seeded Minnesota dismissed No. 8 Northwestern, 5-1. Currently, fourth-seeded Illinois bats in the bottom of the second, leading No. 12 Penn State, 2-0... Illinois wins 3-0.... Third-seeded Ohio State beat No. 6 Wisconsin, 3-2... Finally, seventh-seeded Michigan State ousted intrastate rival and No. 2 seed University of Michigan, 5-4.