Pierce becomes the fifth Longhorn coach since 1911 after spending the past two seasons at Tulane.
Tracking the postseason honors and All-America selections for Big 12 baseball players.
TCU fell just short of making the CWS finals in its third straight appearance in Omaha.
Oklahoma State closed out its 2016 season with a 5-1 loss to Arizona at the CWS.
TCU and Coastal Carolina will face off again on Saturday for a spot in the College World Series finals.
Arizona forced a rematch with Oklahoma State for Saturday with a spot in the College World Series finals on the line.
The Big 12 regular season champions closed out its second trip to Omaha in the past three years on Thursday night.
Academic All-Big 12 Rookie Team honors 445 student-athletes.
The Big 12's three bids in the NCAA postseason are among the six teams still alive in Omaha.
Opportunistic Horned Frogs win as TCU stays in the driver's seat at the CWS
The Red Raiders edged the top-seeded Gators for their first program win in Omaha.
The Pokes remain undefeated in the NCAA postseason, improving to 7-0 with their second CWS victory.