Omaha - North Carolina will get another shot at Oregon State one year after blowing a National Championship to the Beavers in Omaha. The Tar Heels beat Rice Thursday night 7-4 to advance to the championship series. UNC starting pitcher Adam Warren gave up just 3 runs in 6 innings of work to improve to 12-0 on the season.
The Heels got homers from Dustin Ackley, Tim Fedroff, Seth Williams, and Josh Horton in the win over the Owls.
UNC faces the defending champion Beavers in game one of the best-of-three title series Saturday night at 7pm on ESPN.