Fresno State opened 2008 with enough veteran talent that Baseball America ranked the Bulldogs among its preseason top 25. But Fresno State stumbled during the early part of the season, tumbled out of the rankings, and bumbled around .500 most of the season before winning its conference tournament and entering the NCAA tournament as a No. 4 seed.
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