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College World Series 2013: Breaking Down Top Contenders in Omaha

Published by on June 15, 2013

And then there were eight.

The field is set at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska, for this weekend’s kick off to the 2013 College World Series.

There are a couple of surprises among the contenders, including the presence of Indiana, a Big Ten team—the first since 1984—and the absence of a team from both Florida and Texas for the first time since 1990.

Heading into the tournament there are three clear favorites among those eight contenders:

  • No. 1 seed North Carolina State (57-10)
  • No. 3 seed Oregon State (50-11)
  • No. 4 seed LSU (57-9)

So which of these top teams is going to come out on top in Omaha? Past performance is important but getting hot at the right time is definitely a key.

Let’s take a look at how these top three contenders compare heading into the action.





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