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Friday Links O' War: June 5, 2015

We're one day away from the Super Regional.


Purple and Maroon? TCU AD says Texas A&M only getting 900 tickets after incident | Dallas Morning News

TCU has sold 6,800 tickets, according to Del Conte. He claimed that only 900 are going directly to A&M fans – the 600 dictated by the NCAA to be reserved for the visiting team and 311 bought by fans using the code TCU15.

Gary Patterson's advice could boost TCU baseball | ESPN

The Horned Frogs football coach hosted the school's baseball team at his home earlier this week and had a few words of advice for TCU star closer Riley Ferrell, one of the nation's top pitchers who has a pair of blown saves in the past two weeks. Even though his recent struggles have been in the spotlight, Ferrell has converted 32 of 34 save attempts during his career heading into TCU's Super Regional with Texas A&M beginning Saturday.

Sorry, Aggies, you'll still be outnumbered at Lupton Stadium, TCU says | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Social media was abuzz Thursday with speculation that TCU’s Lupton Stadium would be filled with maroon-clad Aggie fans, giving the Texas A&M baseball team a home-field advantage during the Fort Worth Super Regional this weekend thanks to the not-so-original ticket code: TCU15.

Veteran Derek Odell playing his best baseball for TCU | Fort Worth Star Telegram

“Before the regional started, we all went around the room and said something we were going to vow to spend this extra time on,” he said. “If we could sharpen up one thing, what could it be? I said I want to sharpen up the routine plays.”

Whatever TCU's Morrison did last week, Schlossnagle wants him to repeat it | Fort Worth Star Telegram

Preston Morrison has pitched a long time at TCU, but never better than last weekend when he matched a career-high with 10 strikeouts against North Carolina State in the Fort Worth Regional, coach Jim Schlossnagle said.

TCU's Riley Ferrell, likely a MLB first-round pick, gets 'dream' opportunity to play Texas A&M | Dallas Morning News

For Ferrell, it’s about a childhood touchstone. He grew up in College Station and went to A&M Consolidated High School. His mom and stepfather had football season tickets. Watching Aggie baseball was a passion, too.

Track & Field

The Road to Eugene: 4x400 Relay |

With six days to go before the NCAA Championships, takes a look at the men’s 4x400 relay team’s road to Eugene leading up to the NCAA Championships.