Oklahoma State ends Miami's season with thanks to error-prone Canes
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Oklahoma State took advantage of two Miami (Fla.) errors and the Cowboys advanced to the regional final of the NCAA baseball tournament's Louisville regional with a 7-1 win against the Hurricanes on Sunday.
The Cowboys (41-18) broke open a 1-1 game in the bottom of the fifth inning. Designated hitter Jarrett Higgins hit a one-out RBI triple, and Miami's throw to third base sailed into the dugout, allowing Higgins to score, too.
Oklahoma State added another run in the seventh inning when Hurricanes left fielder Tyler Palmer misplayed a ball off the bat of Higgins with a man on second. The Hurricanes (37-25) were eliminated. They finished with four hits in their season finale.
Oklahoma State will play Louisville in the regional final. The Cowboys must win Sunday night and again Monday to advance to the super regional.