Clemson knocks off ASU 6-3 at CWS

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Arizona State's Johnny Ruettiger is picked off at first base by Clemson's Richie Shaffer in the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 21, 2010.(AP Photo/Ted Kirk) By Ted Kirk Arizona State's Johnny Ruettiger is picked off at first base by Clemson's Richie Shaffer in the second inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Monday, June 21, 2010.(AP Photo/Ted Kirk) By Ted Kirk

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Clemson roughed up Arizona State ace Seth Blair for five runs on seven hits and went on to a 6-3 victory over the top-seeded Sun Devils in the College World Series on Monday.

Casey Harman pitched six strong innings for the Tigers, who had 14 singles against Arizona State.

Clemson (44-23) advances to a winners' bracket game against Oklahoma on Tuesday. The Sun Devils (53-8) meet South Carolina in
an elimination game.

Blair (12-1) walked four of the first 12 batters he faced. He left in the fifth inning after John Hinson's RBI single put the Tigers up 3-1.

Harman (8-3) was relieved by Alex Frederick after ASU loaded the bases in the seventh. Drew Maggi's RBI groundout cut Clemson's lead to 6-3, but the threat ended when Zack MacPhee struck out.
  
The Sun Devils play South Carolina in the loser's bracket on Tuesday at 1:30 p.m local time.