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Tulane falls into losers' bracket after East Carolina storms back for a win

Tulane faces Houston in an elimination game Thursday. Source: Nola.com Tulane faces Houston in an elimination game Thursday. Source: Nola.com
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Tulane held a 4-1 advantage over East Carolina in the late innings, but the Pirates scored five in the eighth, handing the Wave a 6-5 loss.

Grant Witherspoon hit two two-run home runs. Witherspoon homered to center field in the third inning and to right field in the seventh, giving the eighth-seeded Green Wave (25-32) a 4-1 lead.

Tulane will play play Houston in an elimination game at 8 a.m. Thursday. The Wave beat the Cougars 11-6 on Tuesday

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