By: David Collier
After sweeping through the Baton Rouge and Blacksburg regionals last week, respectively, LSU and Oklahoma will get together in Baton Rouge this weekend in one of eight Super Regionals. The Tigers and Sooners will go head-to-head in a three-game set with the winner of the series earning a bid to the College World Series. The Super Regional kicks off Friday at 7 p.m. ET with Saturday and Sunday’s contests also set for a 7 p.m. ET first pitch. Continue reading
The number one overall seeded North Carolina Tarheels will face the South Carolina Gamecocks in a best of three series at UNC’s Boshamer Stadium, with the winner advancing to Omaha. The Tarheels and Gamecocks are scheduled to play their first game on Friday at 1:00pm, the second game will be on Saturday at 12:00pm and if necessary the third game will be played on Sunday at 1:00pm but Tropical Storm Andrea might have something to do with changing that. UNC is pushing for the ACC’s first college baseball national championship since the 1955 when Wake Forest brought home the title. Continue reading
In what is one of only two Super Regionals this year to feature an ACC vs. SEC match-up, the #9 Mississippi State Bulldogs (46-18) will travel to Charlottesville, VA to take on the #6 nationally seeded Virginia Cavaliers (50-10). Mississippi State will be looking to return to the College World Series for the first time since 2007, while UVA will be hoping to make it their second trip since 2011 when they entered the CWS as the number one overall seed nationally. Continue reading
College Baseball Daily hosted our weekly CBD Meeting on the Mound on Thursday June 6th at 10:30am ET/7:30am PT where we discussed some of the coaching changes, all 16 regionals while looking ahead to the Super Regionals. CBD Meeting on the Mound host Ghizal Hasan will be joined by CBD editor Brian Foley, CBD Sr. Writer Shotgun Spratling, ESPN’s Adam Amin, and more. Continue reading
ESPNU has put together a fantastic video from the weekend of action in the 2013 NCAA Regionals. You can check out the full video below. Continue reading
Here are some of the top news stories around the College Baseball World for today. Continue reading
ESPN’s record-setting coverage of the 2013 college baseball season – more than 270 regular-season and conference tournament games, and all possible 153 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship contests for the first time – will continue with the Super Regionals Friday, June 7 to Monday, June 10.
ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU will combine to televise every game of the eight best-of-three Super Regionals (up to 24 games). Each Super Regional winner will advance to the College World Series. For the 11th straight year, ESPN and ESPN2 will combine to televise the entire College World Series (up to 17 games), including the best-of-three College World Series Finals. Continue reading
Here are some of our top photos from the 2013 NCAA Regionals from Shotgun Spratling, David Cohen, and Aaron Yost. Continue reading
INDIANAPOLIS—The eight super-regional hosts were announced today by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee.
A minimum of 45 hours of super-regional television will be provided by family of ESPN channels, ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU. Consult local listings for specific games shown in each area of the country. As many as 15 national broadcast windows could appear on the three ESPN networks from June 7-10. Continue reading
UNC 12 Florida Atlantic 11 (13 innings)
CHAPEL HILL, N.C.- Cody Stubbs singled with the bases loaded in the 13th inning to help No. 1 overall seed North Carolina avoid a huge upset by edging Florida Atlantic 12-11 on Monday night in a wild regional championship game.
Stubbs’ hit scored Landon Lassiter from third to cap a game filled with momentum swings, sending the Tar Heels (55-9) spilling onto the field in a mad dash to celebrate. Continue reading