After hosting the homecoming for Rick Barnes earlier this year, the Longhorns will travel to Knoxville for next year’s interconference matchup.
Texas will face either No. 5 seed Texas A&M or Oklahoma in the second game.
Despite weather delays that totaled five and a half hours and not starting since April 30, Stevens was outstanding in the decisive win over East Carolina, cementing his place in school history.
Two weather delays impacted Sunday’s game, but the Longhorns dominated the proceedings in Greenville.
How to watch No. 9 seed Texas vs. No. 8 seed East Carolina in Game 3 of the Greenville Super Regional
In the super regionals, 80 percent of the teams that win the first game advance to Omaha. After dropping Friday’s opener, the Longhorns are trying to buck the odds with two consecutive wins.
Three home runs helped the Longhorns overcome a 7-2 deficit and pull off the comeback.
An early lead for the Longhorns didn’t hold when the Sooners got going offensively.
The Longhorns try to remain undefeated in road super regionals.