OMAHA, Neb. (AP) Parker French and Travis Duke limited Louisville to four hits, and Texas manufactured runs in three straight innings to beat the Cardinals 4-1 in a College World Series elimination game Monday.
The Longhorns (44-20) ended a four-game CWS losing streak dating to 2009 and will rematch with UC Irvine in another elimination game on Wednesday night at 7:00pm.
Louisville (50-17) went 0-2 in the CWS for the second straight year and is 1-6 in three appearances in Omaha.
On Tuesday, a pair of Big 12 teams will be in action, as Texas Tech tries to stay alive in Omaha during the afternoon against Ole Miss at 2:00pm, and TCU will look to go 2-0 in their bracket against Virginia at 7:00.