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Each night of the College World Series, we’ll provide you with a recap of the day’s games and a look ahead to what’s next in Omaha.The College World Series finals are set, and it will be the Arizona Wildcats and the Coastal Carolina Chanticleers playing for a national championship.MORE:The greatest MLB Draft No. 1 picks everArizona advanced with Saturday afternoon’s5-1 win over Oklahoma State. Coastal Carolina was a 7-5 winner over TCU in Saturday’s nightcap at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Neb.The best-of-three finals series will begin Monday.The Wildcats scored four runs in two innings off Oklahoma State ace Thomas Hatch on Saturday. That was more than enough offense for Bobby Dalbec, who threw seven innings. Dalbec, who alsoplaysthird base, struck out six while scattering four hits and allowing just one run.MORE:The worst No. 1 MLB Draft picks everThe Chanticleers held a 7-1 lead after four innings, andthey were able to hold off a late TCU rally to advance. The Horned Frogs (49-18) scored once in the sixth, twice in the seventh and once in the ninth.Still, Bobby Holmes gotMichael Landestoy to hit into a game-ending double play to seal it.Both Arizona and Coastal Carolina came out of the loser’s bracket, marking just the second time in history that hashappened.Impact playersZach Gibbons, RF, Arizona Gibbons continued his excellent play in Omaha with a two-for-fourday that included three RBIs and one of four Arizona doubles. Gibbons now owns a team-high .387 batting average.Tyler Chadwick, 2B, Coastal CarolinaChadwick had three hits, including a home run and a double, to lead the Chanticleers to their first-ever CWS Finals. The Chanticleers pounded out 12 hits, including three fromAnthony Marks and a two-run triple byG.K. Young.Bobby Dalbec, SP, Arizona Dalbec was a hard-luck loser to Oklahoma State (43-22) in Monday’s1-0 lo s, but he got some revenge on Saturday. Jung-ho Kang Jersey In 15 innings pitched in Omaha, Dalbec hasallowed just two runs on nine hits and struck out 18 Cowboys hitters.Highlight reelArizona’s defense has been stellar the entire tournament, and it got another web gem Saturday from shortstop Louis Boyd.WOWOWOWOW! Louis Boyd comes up with the HUGE play in the 9th for the Wildcats! #SCTop10 NCAA Baseball (@NCAACWS) June 25, 2016MORE: Best 50 MLB draft picks everA look ahead to MondayGame 15: Arizona (48-22) vs. Coastal Carolina (53-17), 7p.m.ET |ESPN