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ARIZONA STATE

Seed: 1 RECORD: 52-8

COACH: Tim Esmay (52-8, first season)

2010 RECORD VS. CWS TEAMS: 3-0 (vs. UCLA)

LAST CWS APPEARANCE: 2009

ALL-TIME RECORD IN CWS: 61-36 (22nd appearance, five titles)

Short Hops: Sun Devils trying to become only second No. 1 national seed since tournament expanded to 64 teams in 1999 (Miami, '99) to win Series.

TCU

Seed: 2 RECORD: 51-12

COACH: Jim Schlossnagle, (302-132, seventh season)

2010 record vs. CWS teams: 0-2 (vs. Oklahoma)

Last CWS appearance: First appearance

SHORT HOPS: Horned Frogs heading to Omaha for first time after setting school mark for victories, helped by offense that has set TCU records for HRs, batting average and doubles.

FLORIDA

Seed: 3 RECORD: 47-15

COACH: Kevin O'Sullivan (123-61, third season)

2010 record vs. CWS teams: 3-4 (2-1 vs. South Carolina, 1-3 vs. Florida State)

LAST CWS APPEARANCE: 2005

ALL-TIME RECORD IN CWS: 8-11 (sixth appearance, no titles)

Short Hops: Gators back in Omaha for first time since losing to Texas in championship series in 2005.

SOUTH CAROLINA

Seed: 4 RECORD: 48-15

COACH: Ray Tanner (628-281, 14th season)

2010 RECORD VS. CWS TEAMS: 2-4 (1-2 vs. Florida, 1-2 vs. Clemson)

LAST CWS APPEARANCE: 2004

ALL-TIME RECORD IN CWS: 17-16 (ninth appearance, no titles)

Short Hops: Gamecocks struggled in SEC Tournament, but rebounded by going undefeated in regionals and super regionals.

OKLAHOMA

Seed: 5 RECORD: 49-16

COACH: Sunny Golloway (219-114-1, sixth season)

2010 RECORD VS. CWS TEAMS: 2-1 (2-0 vs. TCU, 0-1 vs. UCLA)

LAST CWS APPEARANCE: 1995

ALL-TIME RECORD IN CWS: 14-14 (10th appearance, two titles)

Short Hops: Sooners head to Omaha for first time since 1995, a year after winning national title.

UCLA

SEED: 6 RECORD: 48-14

COACH: John Savage (189-164, sixth season)

2010 RECORD VS. CWS TEAMS: 0-3 (vs. Arizona State)

LAST CWS APPEARANCE: 1997

ALL-TIME RECORD IN CWS: 0-4 (third appearance, no titles)

Short Hops: Bruins have set school marks for victories, regular-season wins (43) and Pac-10 record for strikeouts by pitching staff.

FLORIDA STATE

SEED: 7 RECORD: 47-18

COACH: Mike Martin

(1,626-556-4, 31st season)

2010 RECORD VS. CWS TEAMS: 3-4 (3-1 vs. Florida, 0-3 vs. Clemson)

LAST CWS APPEARANCE: 2008

ALL-TIME RECORD IN CWS: 25-38 (20th appearance, no titles)

Short Hops: Seminoles looking to deliver Martin and school first CWS title.

CLEMSON

SEED: 8 RECORD: 43-23

COACH: Jack Leggett (767-354-1, 17th season)

2010 RECORD VS. CWS TEAMS:

5-1 (2-1 vs. South Carolina, 3-0 vs. Florida State)

LAST CWS APPEARANCE: 2006

ALL-TIME RECORD IN CWS: 10-22 (12th appearance, no titles)

Short Hops: Tigers enter CWS as only team in Omaha to make it as non-No. 1 seed in regionals. ... Leggett has taken Clemson to five previous CWS appearances, and is 6-10 in Omaha.


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