2010 Conference USA Baseball Tournament

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2010 Conference USA Baseball Tournament
2010 C-USA Baseball Tournament logo.png
Classification Division I
Teams 6
Format Two groups of round robin
followed by a championship game
Site
Champions Southern Mississippi (2nd title)
Winning coach Scott Berry (1st title)
MVP Scott Copeland (Southern Mississippi)

The 2010 Conference USA Baseball Tournament was the 2010 postseason college baseball championship of the NCAA Division I Conference USA, held at Cougar Field in Houston, Texas from May 26–May 30, 2010. Southern Miss won the tournament and received Conference USA's automatic bid to the 2010 NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament.

The tournament format changed from that which had been used since the 2000 tournament. It consisted of six teams split into two three-team pods. Each team played a total of three preliminary games, two against its podmates and one against a team from the opposite pod. The team with the best record in each pod going advanced to a single-game final.[1]

Regular season results[edit]

Team W L Pct GB Seed
Rice 17 7 .708 -- 1
Southern Miss 14 10 .583 3 2
Memphis 12 12 .500 5 3
Marshall 12 12 .500 5 4
Houston 11 13 .458 6 5
East Carolina 11 13 .458 6 6
UAB 11 13 .458 6 --
UCF 10 14 .417 7 --
Tulane 10 14 .417 7 --

Bracket[edit]

Houston vs. Marshall in the 2010 C-USA Baseball Tournament
Pod 1 Rice MAR HOU Pod 2 Overall
1 Rice W 18-07 W 24-37 ECU W 11-3 3-0
4 Marshall L 0-187 L 7-11 MEM W 10-7 1-2
5 Houston L 3-247 W 11-7 USM L 6-10 1-2
Pod 2 USM MEM ECU Pod 1 Overall
2 Southern Miss W 8-2 L 1-8 HOU W 10-6 2-1
3 Memphis L 2-8 W 3-2 MAR L 7-10 1-2
6 East Carolina W 8-1 L 2-3 Rice L 3-11 1-2
  Finals
       
1  Rice 4
2  Southern Miss 7

# indicates the number of innings if not 9.

Finish order[edit]

Finish Team W L Pct Seed RS RA Diff
1 Southern Miss 3 1 0.750 2 26 20 6
2 #Rice 3 1 0.750 1 57 13 44
3 East Carolina 1 2 0.333 6 13 15 -2
4 Memphis 1 2 0.333 3 12 20 -8
5 Marshall 1 2 0.333 4 17 36 -19
6 Houston 1 2 0.333 5 20 41 -21

- Winner of the tournament and received an automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.
# - Received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.

All-Tournament Team[edit]

Position Player School
C Diego Seastrunk Rice
IF Rick Hague Rice
IF Anthony Rendon Rice
IF B.A. Vollmuth Southern Miss
IF Taylor Walker Southern Miss
OF Michael Fuda Rice
OF Chad Mozingo Rice
OF Steven Sultzbaugh Rice
DH M.P. Cokinos Houston
P Scott Copeland Southern Miss
P Seth Maness East Carolina
P Brennon Martin Memphis
P Jared Rogers Rice
MVP Scott Copeland Southern Miss

(*)Denotes Unanimous Selection

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 C-USA Baseball Championship". Conference USA. Archived from the original on 29 May 2010. Retrieved 2010-05-24. 

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