FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Brian Howard pitched eight strong innings, Cam Warner drove in three runs and TCU beat Arizona State 8-1 on Sunday night to win an NCAA regional at home for the third year in a row.

Howard (8-2) struck out nine with no walks and retired the last 17 batters he faced after David Greer's RBI single in the third inning.

The Horned Frogs (45-15) will play in an NCAA Super Regional for the sixth time in eight years. TCU went to the College World Series the past two seasons.

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Warner had an RBI double when TCU went ahead to stay with three runs in the second off Eder Erives (6-2). Warner's two-run homer, his fifth of the season and second in the Fort Worth Regional, came in a four-run eighth.

Arizona State (36-23) avoided elimination earlier Sunday with a 6-3 win over Gonzaga.