BATON ROUGE, Sporting Alert — The 2017 NCAA college baseball regionals will continue on Saturday with another packed schedule, as the hunt for places at the World Series in Omaha picks up.
ESPN3, WatchESPN, SEC Network, ESPN2, and ESPNU will carry the live action, as 64 teams entered the weekend aiming to win places at the College World Series in Omaha. Also Follow Live Scores and Updates Here
One team from each regional will advance to next week’s Super Regional.
A total of 32 games from the 16 regionals are listed for the third day of action with the opening games today slated for 12:00 p.m.
Among the top-seeded teams seeking a second win on the day are LSU, Oregon State, Florida, Kentucky, Louisville and Texas Tech, while North Carolina and Florida State will be hoping to avoid early eliminations from the NCAA tournament.
Top national seed Oregon State beat Holy Cross 8-2 in its Corvallis Regional Opening Round game on Friday, while LSU’s offense put up 15 runs against Texas Southern in a 15-7 victory to start Baton Rouge Regional play.
Florida turned back Marist 10-6 in a Gainesville Regional Opening Round game, while Kentucky held off Ohio 6-4 in the Lexington Regional tournament.
All these teams will look to advance on Saturday.
However, the focus of attention on Saturday is expected to come from the Chapel Hill Regional where host North Carolina will face Michigan in an elimination game for both teams.
The Tar Heels struggled to get going in their opening game Friday evening and were upset, 8-4, by the fourth-seeded Davidson.
Game time for this one is 1:00 p.m. ET and live streaming coverage will be on ESPN3.
In the other highlighted elimination game on Saturday, Florida State will face UCF, knowing that another defeat would end their campaign.
The Seminoles fell 3-1 to Tennessee Tech in Friday night’s Tallahassee Regional opener.
Below is a full list of the games taking place on Saturday.
Corvallis Regional (Oregon State)
Nebraska vs. Holy Cross | 4 p.m. ET Saturday | Elimination game
Oregon State vs. Yale | 10 p.m. Saturday | Winner advances to regional final
Clemson Regional (Clemson)
St. John’s vs. UNC Greensboro | 12 p.m. | Elimination game
Clemson vs. Vanderbilt | 7 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Long Beach Regional (Long Beach State)
UCLA vs. San Diego State | 4 p.m. Saturday | Elimination game
Long Beach State vs. Texas | 10 p.m. Saturday | Winner advances to regional final
Stanford Regional (Stanford)
Stanford vs. BYU | 4 p.m. | Elimination game
CSU Fullerton vs. Stanford-BYU winner | 9 p.m. (CSU Fullerton wins regional with win)
Lubbock Regional (Texas Tech)
Arizona vs. Delaware | 3 p.m. | Elimination game
Texas Tech vs. Sam Houston State | 7 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Tallahassee Regional (Florida State)
Florida State vs. UCF | 12 p.m. | Elimination game
Auburn vs. Tennessee Tech | 7 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Hattiesburg Regional (Southern Miss)
Mississippi State vs. Illinois-Chicago | 2 p.m. | Elimination game
Southern Miss vs. South Alabama | 7 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Baton Rouge Regional (LSU)
Rice vs. Texas Southern | 3 p.m. | Elimination game
LSU vs. SE Louisiana | 8 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Chapel Hill Regional (North Carolina)
North Carolina vs. Michigan | 1 p.m. | Elimination game
Florida Gulf Coast vs. Davidson | 6 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Houston Regional (Houston)
Houston vs. Baylor | 3 p.m. | Elimination game
Texas A&M vs. Iowa | 8 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Lexington Regional (Kentucky)
Indiana vs. Ohio | 12 p.m. | Elimination game
Kentucky vs. NC State | 7 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Louisville Regional (Louisville)
Xavier vs. Radford | 12 p.m. | Elimination game
Louisville vs. Oklahoma | 7 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Fort Worth Regional (TCU)
Virginia vs. Dallas Baptist | 3 p.m. | Rescheduled Game from Friday
TCU vs. Central Connecticut State | 8 p.m. | Rescheduled Game from Friday
Fayetteville Regional (Arkansas)
Oklahoma State vs. Oral Roberts | 3 p.m. | Elimination game
Arkansas vs. Missouri State | 8 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Winston-Salem Regional (Wake Forest)
Maryland 0,UMBC 0|2 p.m.| Elimination game
Wake Forest vs. West Virginia | 7 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
Gainesville Regional (Florida)
Bethune-Cookman vs. Marist | 12 p.m. | Elimination game
Florida vs. South Florida | 7 p.m. | Winner advances to regional final
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