May 26, 2012
In Saturday's final Big 12 meeting between the border rivals,
the Tigers (31-26) never trailed after getting an RBI single from
Ben Turner and an RBI double from Michael McGraw in the bottom of
the first. The game ended after eight innings because of the mercy
Opel added a three-run double in the sixth and a two-run triple
in the eighth. McGraw had three hits and three RBIs and Turner
added three hits, three runs and two RBIs. Missouri will face
fourth-seeded Oklahoma in the championship game Sunday.
Tucker Tharp homered for Kansas (24-34).