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Bloxum's blast puts K-State in front

Updated: May 30, 2009, 10:51 PM ET
By Tim Griffin

HOUSTON -- Justin Bloxum's two-out homer in the top of the eighth inning Saturday has boosted Kansas State to a 4-3 lead over Rice.

Bloxum jumped on a hanging curve ball and blasted it deep over the left-field wall to break the tie. It was Bloxum's third homer of the NCAA tournament so far.

The Wildcats need six outs and have All-American pitcher A.J. Morris on the mound. After a shaky start, Morris has gotten better as the game has gone on.

Does he have enough left after 97 ...

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