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Arkansas Razorbacks 7, Florida Gators 6: Because The Night Belongs To Us

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Did you stay up for that? You were fortunate enough to see something pretty incredible if you did.

Weather and long earlier games pushed the Arkansas/Florida start time to 9:34 pm CST and the game lasted until 1:33 am, or 2:33 Florida time, but the Razorbacks certainly made it worthwhile for fans who stuck around with them.

Trailing 6-4 in the 9th inning, Andrew Benintendi led things off with a solo home run OFF THE SCOREBOARD, his 18th of the year. Rick Nomura drew a walk and Bobby Wernes, after fouling off eight pitches, hit the go-ahead home run to left field.

Arkansas still had to shut down the Gators in the bottom of the ninth, and Florida had the tying run at third, but Zach Jackson came in and won the game by striking out Jeremy Vasquez.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-partner="tweetdeck"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">While you were sleeping, the Hogs were mounting an epic comeback at 1:30 am to defeat Florida!!!!&#10;&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RALLYHOGS?src=hash">#RALLYHOGS</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/WPS?src=hash">#WPS</a> <a href="http://t.co/rbRBQ2zPkD">pic.twitter.com/rbRBQ2zPkD</a></p>&mdash; Razorback Baseball (@RazorbackBSB) <a href="https://twitter.com/RazorbackBSB/status/601335749737254912">May 21, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Arkansas initially took a 3-0 lead in the 2nd inning when Florida walked in a pair of runs with the bases loaded, and Joe Serrano hit a sac fly, but the Hogs gave them all back in the bottom of the 2nd, and the Gators eventually took the lead in the 5th, but it wasn't enough to hold on.

The Razorbacks used six pitchers to get the win, and none went more than three innings. Keaton McKinney started but was pulled in the bottom of the 2nd after loading the bases on walks. Dominic Taccolini went the longest with three innings.

Florida is projected to be a top-8 national seed in the NCAA Tournament, so this was a really nice RPI win for Arkansas, and the Hogs will have another shot at another boost today because with the win, the Hogs have a matchup tonight with LSU. The Razorbacks took a game from the Tigers back in March but lost the series 2-1 in Fayetteville. LSU will end up with one of the top overall seeds in the NCAA Tournament. If the Hogs have any chance of hosting a regional in Fayetteville, this is a game they need to win.