After a furious 8-1 run to end the regular season, a huge win over No. 6 national seed Texas to start the NCAA Tournament and a gritty victory over Houston to advance to the Austin Regional final, Northwestern saw its season come to a close Sunday in a 5-0 loss to the Longhorns in a winner-takes-all game. Read full recap at NUSports.com, view the interactive NCAA bracket and read about Northwestern’s first loss Sunday in this post.
TEXAS TOPS NU TO FORCE ELIMINATION GAME
No. 6 seed Texas took advantage of several Northwestern miscues to plate three unearned runs in the Austin Regional Championship round Sunday at McCombs Field, forcing an if-necessary game with a 5-0 win over the Wildcats. Northwestern (29-28) defeated Texas, 2-0, Friday in the opening round of the Regional, sending the Longhorns (45-11) to the loser’s bracket where they won their way into Sunday’s action. Read full recap at NUSports.com.