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Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 10:59am
HATTIESBURG, Miss. — After fighting back from a seven-run deficit after the second inning, Louisiana Tech’s ninth-inning comeback against Rice fell just short as the Bulldogs dropped the Conference USA Championship opener, 13-12, to the Owls Wednesday morning at Pete Taylor Park. The Bulldogs and Charlotte began a elimination game at 9 a.m. today. Rice erased Tech’s early 2-0 lead with a nine-run second inning, but the Bulldogs did not waste any time to begin their comeback. Tech scored two in the third, one in the fifth, three in the sixth and one in the eighth before finding itself down by...

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