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 5-8.
The following four super regionals will be played Friday, June 5, Saturday, June 6, and Sunday, June 7 (if necessary). The national seed is indicated before the team name, while updated records through the regionals are in parenthesis.
GAMES BEGIN FRIDAY, JUNE 5 – All Times are Eastern
Louisville (47-16) at No. 2 Cal State Fullerton (45-14)
10:30 p.m. (ESPN2), 5 p.m. (ESPN), 10 p.m. (ESPN2)
Arkansas (37-22) at Florida State (45-16)
Noon (ESPN), Noon (ESPN2), Noon (ESPN)
Virginia (46-12-1) at Mississippi (43-18)
2 p.m. (ESPN2), Noon (ESPN2), 3 p.m. (ESPN)
Rice (43-16) at No. 3 LSU (49-16)
7 p.m. (ESPN), 5 p.m. (ESPN), 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
The following four best-of-three super regionals will be played Saturday, June 6, Sunday, June 7, and Monday, June 8 (if necessary).
GAMES BEGIN SATURDAY, JUNE 6 - All times are Eastern
TCU (39-16) at No. 1 Texas (44-13-1)
6 p.m. (ESPNU), 3 p.m. (ESPN), 1/7 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)
Southern Miss. (38-24) at No. 8 Florida (42-20)
3 p.m. (ESPNU), 7 p.m. (ESPN2), 1/7 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)
Clemson (44-20) at No. 5 Arizona State (47-12)
9 p.m. (ESPNU), 10 p.m. (ESPN2), 7 p.m. (ESPN2)
East Carolina (46-18) at No. 4 North Carolina (45-16)
Noon (ESPNU), Noon (ESPN), 1/7 p.m. (ESPN/ESPN2)
The determination of the Men's College World Series order of first-round games both Saturday, June 13, and Sunday, June 14, will be announced Monday, June 8. The ESPN family of networks and www.ncaa.com will release the MCWS game dates and times as soon as they are available.
The 63rd College World Series begins play Saturday, June 13, at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha, Nebraska.