TCU must build on Omaha run

TCU needs Matt Purke to repeat his remarkable 2010 season in order to return to Omaha. Crystal LoGiudice/US Presswire

Every coach and player in college baseball espouses the same goal: reaching Omaha and the College World Series. Countless teams break huddles by throwing their hands skyward and shouting Omaha. Clemson has the name of the Nebraska city emblazoned on a Tiger paw on the back of its caps.