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North Carolina eliminates Southern Miss, 11-4

Updated: June 16, 2009, 5:41 PM ET
By ESPN.com

Farewell, Corky.

Southern Miss coach Corky Palmer and his Golden Eagles were eliminated from the College World Series on Tuesday in a 11-4 loss to North Carolina, sending the legendary leader into retirement.

Southern Miss got off to a good start in the top of the ninth, retiring Dustin Ackley for the first time in the game, off a fly ball to the left.

But Carolina one-upped the Golden Eagles -- literally.

Kyle Seager hit a long homer on the next at-bat, straight over the ...

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