OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Virginia didn't give up a hit until the 8th inning but eventually blew a 4-0 lead losing to Mississippi State on Tuesday night at the College World Series in Omaha, 6-5.
The Cavaliers now fall to the loser's bracket to face Texas on Thursday at 6 p.m. on ESPN2. The Longhorns fought off elimination earlier on Tuesday knocking off Tennessee, 8-4.
Mississippi State advances to the Bracket #2 final on Friday at 6 p.m. on ESPN against the winner of the Hoos & the Horns.
Griff McGarry took a no-hitter into the top of the 8th but then gave up a two-run homer to Kellum Clark which made it a 4-2 game.
Later in the inning, Stephen Schoch gave up the go-ahead three-run homer to the Bulldogs' Tanner Allen.
Mississippi State tied at CWS record using eight pitchers in the win.
The teams combined for 13 pitchers, which also tied a CWS record.