OMAHA, Neb. —North Carolina loves to play from ahead. LSU prefers to come from behind.
So with the score tied at Rosenblatt Stadium in the ninth inning, something — or someone — had to give during Friday's weather-postponed elimination game in the College World Series.
And it came in the form of UNC catcher Tim Federowicz, whose grand slam over the left field wall beat LSU 7-3 and kept UNC's NCAA title hopes alive.
The second-seeded Tar Heels advanced to play Fresno State at 7 p.m. Saturday. They must beat the Bulldogs twice to advance to their third straight best-of-three championship series.