North Carolina bounced from CWS

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OMAHA, Neb. – Kole Calhoun hit a game-tying grand slam in the fifth inning and a go-ahead double in the seventh, and Arizona State erased a four-run deficit in a 12-5 victory over North Carolina at the College World Series tonight.

Calhoun has homered in each of the Sun Devils' CWS games and has driven in 10 runs.

ASU (51-13), the No. 5 national seed, plays No. 1 Texas on Friday night. The Sun Devils have to win that game and another Saturday against the Longhorns to advance to next week's best-of-three finals. Carolina finished 48-18.

Josh Spence (10-1) allowed seven hits and four runs, three earned, in seven innings. Colin Bates (4-4) took the loss in relief of Matt Harvey, who threw a CWS-record four wild pitches.

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