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Fullerton, Irvine, Long Beach St., Pepperdine in NCAA baseball tourney
Fullerton, Irvine, Long Beach St., Pepperdine in NCAA baseball tourney

Cal State Fullerton was the top-ranked team in college baseball’s preseason poll. After a tumultuous season, the Titans will get a chance to prove on the field they are the nation’s No. 1-ranked team. Fullerton (32-22), which endured Coach Rick Vanderhook’s 16-game suspension, won its last seven games to get a spot in the NCAA tournament, which begins Friday with 16 double-elimination regionals. The Titans will play Nebraska (40-19), coached by former Angel Darin Erstad, in Stillwater, Okla. Oklahoma State (45-16) and Binghamton (25-25) are also in that regional. The Pac-12 Conference had five teams selected, with Oregon (42-18), Washington (39-15-1), Stanford (30-23)...

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