South Carolina's reign of terror over college baseball is now over!
Arizona scored three runs in the top of the 9th to break a 1-1 tie en route to a captivating victory over University of South Carolina for the 2012 national title. Mat Troupe got the win after loading the bases in the bottom of the ninth with one out to end the thrilling game.
South Carolina was vying for a three-peat as champions but Trent Gilbert's three RBIs helped snare the Wildcats first College World Series since 1986. James Farris pitched close to eight strong innings, giving up two hits and one run while striking out four. It wasn't until the Wildcats got to right handed ace Matt Price that reclaimed the lead.
The teams traded more outs than runs to create plenty of drama, but in the end the Wildcat machine that never trailed once throughout the entirety of the College World Series prevailed.