Mark Zagunis homered with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning to give Virginia Tech a victory over Florida State in the Atlantic Coast Conference tournament on Thursday in Durham, N.C. … Zagunis’ shot over the left field wall against reliever Gage Smith (4-1) improved the sixth-seeded Hokies (37-19) to 2-0 in Pool B while dropping the second-seeded Seminoles (44-15) to 0-2. … Stephen McGee’s leadoff double in the ninth sparked a comeback for the Seminoles. Casey Smit’s ground-rule double scored McGee from third. Pinch-hitter Josh Delph singled to right and pinch-runner Brett Knief beat the throw home. … The Hokies play Georgia Tech on Friday. Florida State plays Virginia on Saturday.
NORTH CAROLINA 10, MIAMI 0
Kent Emanuel threw eight scoreless innings and Cody Stubbs and Brian Holberton each drove in three runs to help top-seeded North Carolina beat Miami (35-22) in pool play. … Emanuel (10-3) allowed four hits for the top-seeded Tar Heels (49-8) in a game called in the eighth inning due to a 10-run mercy rule.
VIRGINIA 8, GEORGIA TECH 2
Nick Howard and Kenny Towns each drove in two runs to help Virginia (46-10) beat Georgia Tech (34-24). … Scott Silverstein (9-1) allowed two runs in 82/3 innings. … Howard and Towns hit consecutive home runs in the fourth for a 4-1 lead, then Brandon Downes added a homer in a three-run sixth for Virginia.
Source: Associated Press