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Final score, updates and highlights from the NCAA baseball game OU vs. UConn

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Coach Skip Johnson and the ninth-seeded OU baseball team will face the Connecticut Huskies on Sunday night, needing two wins over UConn to reach the NCAA Super Regionals.

The Huskies beat the Sooners 4-1 on Saturday night to advance to the Norman Regional final.

The Sooners beat Duke 4-3 the previous Sunday to reach the regional final.

Here's what you need to know about the Sooners (39-20) and Huskies (34-23):

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The Sooners and the Huskies will face each other in an elimination game on Monday at 8 p.m.

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UConn designated hitter Tyler Minick hit a solo home run to left-center field, cutting OU's lead to 6-4.

OU's offense got going in the eighth inning.

Scott Mudler hit a single through the right side and Jaxon Willits scored, giving OU the lead. The Sooners scored two more runs after Bryce Madron's double to left center scored Scott Mudler and Jackson Nicklaus.

Jett Lodes has struck out the last nine batters he faced.

Lodes holds a streak of two hits and two walks with seven strikeouts.

Easton Carmichael hit a single, but forgot that there was only one out and was caught trying to return to first base.

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Jett Lodes is still in action for OU after five scoreless innings.

The Sooners had all bases loaded with one out, but Rocco Garza-Gongora was eliminated by a strikeout and Scott Mudler was called out at second base, ending the inning.

Jett Lodes struck out Matt Garbowski to end the inning.

Lodes allowed only two hits in four innings and struck out four hitters.

Bryce Madron, Easton Carmichael and Michael Snyder each left in the fifth inning.

The Huskies lost in the fourth inning by one, two and three.

Sooners relief pitcher Jett Lodes had three strikeouts in three scoreless innings.

Scott Mudler was eliminated, Rocco Garza-Gongora was eliminated on the floor and John Spikerman was eliminated on the floor.

Jett Lodes committed an error in the inning but forced a double play to end it.

OU third baseman Michael Snyder tied the game with a two-run home run to left field that bounced off the brick on the scoreboard.

As he rounded the bases, Snyder capped his big fly with an emphatic bat spike.

OU and UConn are tied 3-3.

Korey Morton singled off Maddix Dalena to give the Huskies a 3-1 lead.

The Sooners offense woke up at the beginning of the second inning.

Scott Mudler hit a single up the middle to give Jackson Nicklaus a point.

UConn's first batter Caleb Shpur hit a solo home run to left field to open the scoring.

Luke Broadhurst scored on a single by Paul Tammaro to give the Huskies a 2-0 lead.

Easton Carmichael doubled in the first, but UConn starter Garrett Coe forced three groundouts.

When does the OU vs UConn baseball game start?

  • Date: Sunday, June 2
  • Time: 8:06 p.m. CT
  • Where: L. Dale Mitchell Park in Norman

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