For the first time ever, the SMS bears have advanced to the NCAA Super Regionals by winning the Lincoln, Nebraska regional. The Bears upset Nebraska 7-0, thanks to a five-hit shut out from starter Bob Zimmerman. The Bears got the win after losing to the Huskers 9-5 earlier in the day. The Bears will take on Ohio State this weekend in college baseball’s version of the Sweet 16. SMS and Ohio St. will play a best-of-three series in Columbus, Ohio this weekend. The winner earns a trip to the eight-team College World Series. The Bears crushed the Buckeyes 18-3 on March 2, when the two teams met at the Lamar University Cardinal Classic. SMS enters the Super Regional with a 38-24 record and Ohio St. is 44-19.