COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) -- TCU starter Brandon Finnegan
stifled Mississippi on Sunday night in the Horned Frogs' 5-2
With the win TCU forced a game Monday night to decide which
program will advance to a super regional.
Finnegan (4-4) allowed six hits and two earned runs while
striking out seven and walking three over 7 1/3 innings. TCU
grabbed a 2-1 lead in the fourth inning on Derek Odell's two-run
home run into the right-field bullpen, and then added to its lead
with single runs in the fifth, sixth and seventh innings.
The second-seeded Horned Frogs (39-20) have won three
consecutive games after dropping their regional opener against the
third-seeded Rebels (37-25) on Friday. Mississippi suffered its
first loss in three games in the regional.
TCU had eliminated top-seeded Texas A&M 10-2 earlier Sunday for
the right to take on Mississippi as the last two teams standing in