Arkansas pummels Oklahoma 17-6

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Zach Cox's three-run homer in the first inning got Arkansas off to a fast start and the Razorbacks cruised to a 17-6 victory over Oklahoma on Saturday night in an NCAA regional game.

Andy Wilkins had four hits, and Ben Tschepikow, Scott Lyons and James McCann had three for the Razorbacks (36-22), who finished with a season-high 20 hits - eight for extra bases - against six Oklahoma pitchers.

The top-seeded Sooners (42-19) play Washington State in an elimination game Sunday.

Brett Eibner (5-4) got the victory for the Razorbacks, while Michael Rocha (5-3) failed to get out of the first.

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