Two Left Standing


Two Left Standing

The nice thing about sports, there’s always one or two surprises left in the grab bag. The NCAA Baseball Regionals made quick work of a number of ACC teams. Now there’s two left standing as they head to the Super Regionals.

NC State, Louisville, Florida State and Clemson have all fallen by the wayside. It’s time for Duke and North Carolina to get their “freak” on as they set their sites on Omaha.

Duke will be paired up with Texas Tech in Lubbock for their best of three series. Meanwhile, North Carolina gets to stay home in Chapel Hill to face Stetson. The Blue Devils are a #2 seed with the Red Raiders a #1 seed. The Hatters and Tar Heels are both #1 seeds.

Texas Tech is 42-17 while Duke sports a 44-16 overall record. Stetson brings a 48-11 record while North Carolina is 41-18.

Two Left Standing – Who’s Next?

North Carolina and Stetson will begin on Friday, June 8 at 11:00am EDT with Saturday and Sunday (if needed) games beginning at 12:00pm EDT. Coverage of the Super Regional action will be on ESPN2.

Duke and Texas Tech will begin on Saturday, June 9 at 3:00pm EDT with Sunday and Monday (if needed) games beginning at 6:00pm and 4:00pm respectively. Coverage of the Super Regional action will be on ESPNU on Saturday and Sunday with Monday’s game on ESPN2.

In addition to these two Super Regionals (there are a total of 8), Minnesota is at Oregon State, Washington takes on Cal State Fullerton, Mississippi State faces Vanderbilt, Auburn challenges Florida, South Carolina is at Arkansas and Tennessee Tech visits Texas.

The Men’s College World Series first round games are slated for Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17 with the announcement of the pairings on Monday, June 11.

The 72nd College World Series begins on Saturday, June 16 in Omaha.

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