A pair of Deondre Francois-led touchdown drives – including a 90-yard march in the second quarter – proved the difference in a 17-7 victory for the Gold.
A ninth-inning home run from North Carolina’s Michael Busch proved to be the difference in Sunday’s 9-7 Tar Heel victory over Florida State.
In a pitcher’s duel, No. 12 Florida State dropped a 4-1 contest to No. 9 Florida in Jacksonville on Tuesday.
Florida State finished with an overall record of 28-7 after falling to South Carolina 71-64 in the Elite Eight.
The No. 3 seed Seminoles mounted a furious rally, led by their stingy defense to defeat No. 2 seed Oregon State 66-53 on Saturday in the Sweet Sixteen.
Florida State (18-7, 6-3 ACC) completed a three-game sweep of Notre Dame (7-15, 2-7 ACC) with Saturday’s 5-1 win at Frank Eck Stadium.
Freshman J.C. Flowers drove a 1-2 pitch from Mike Cassala into left field, scoring Hank Truluck and Jackson Lueck in the bottom of the ninth to cap Florida State’s 10-9 win over Jacksonville (11-12) Tuesday evening.
No. 3 seed Florida State used swarming defensive pressure and a slew of runs to storm past No. 6 seed Missouri 77-55, advancing to the program’s third straight Sweet Sixteen.