Trailing by three runs, the Texas Tech Red Raiders came from behind to beat Duke 6-4 in Game 1 of the Lubbock Super Regional.
As a result, the Red Raiders need only one more victory to advance to the College World Series.
Game 2 is set for Sunday afternoon. A third game, if necessary, would be played Monday.
Texas Tech scored two runs in the fifth, one each in the sixth and seventh and two more in the eighth to account for the eventual final score.
Gabe Holt smacked an RBI single and Brian Klein added a run-scoring double in the eighth to give the Red Raiders the lead.
Duke put runners on first and third with one out in the ninth but hit into a game-ending double play.
Zack Cone smashed a two-run double in the fifth to give the Blue Devils a 3-0 lead.
Texas Tech 43-17