Monday June 14, 2010Pairings & Game Times Announced for 64th College World Series
The game times and pairings for the first two days of the College World Series were announced on Monday night. The 64th CWS will be played at Rosenblatt Stadium in Omaha from June 19-30. Making its first appearance in Omaha since 2005, the Gator baseball team (47-15) will face UCLA (48-14) at 7 p.m. (ET) on Saturday. The game will be aired live on ESPN.
The first game on Saturday is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. and features the only first time participant TCU (51-12) and Florida State (47-18). Saturday’s second game pits No. 6 national seed UCLA against No. 3 national seed Florida (47-15), and is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
The doubleheader on Sunday features South Carolina (48-15) versus Oklahoma (49-16) at 2 p.m., and Clemson (43-23) squaring off against No. 1 national seed Arizona State (52-8) at 7 p.m.
The losers of Saturday’s two games will play one another at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, while Saturday’s winners face off at 9 p.m. Monday. The losers of Sunday’s games will play each other at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, while Sunday’s winners meet Tuesday at 9 p.m.
The winners of the two brackets will play best-of-three championship finals, with the first game set for 7:30 p.m. on Monday, June 28. The second game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 29, while the third and deciding game (if necessary) is slated for 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, June 30. Every Men’s College World Series game will be televised live by ESPN or ESPN2, and all are available in high-definition.
2010 NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES SCHEDULE
Saturday, June 19
Game 2 – 7 p.m. (ESPN HD) (V) No. 6 UCLA (48-14) vs. (H) No. 3 FLORIDA (47-15)
Sunday, June 20
Game 3 – 2 p.m. (ESPN HD) (V) South Carolina (48-15) vs. (H) Oklahoma (49-16)
Game 4 – 7 p.m. (ESPN2 HD) (V) Clemson (43-23) vs. (H) No. 1 Arizona State (52-8)
Monday, June 21
Game 6 – 9 p.m. (ESPN2 HD) Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2
Tuesday, June 22
Game 8 – 9 p.m. (ESPN2 HD) Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
Wednesday, June 23
Thursday, June 24
Friday, June 25
Game 12 – 9 p.m. (ESPN2 HD) Winner Game 10 vs. Winner Game 8
Saturday, June 26
Game 13 – 2 p.m. (ESPN HD) or 7 p.m. (ESPN HD) Game 13 will be necessary if the winner of Game 9 also wins Game 11. If it is the only game scheduled for that day, the game will start at 7 p.m.
Game 14 – 7 p.m. (ESPN HD) Game 14 will be necessary if the winner of Game 10 also wins Game 12. If it is the only game scheduled for that day, the game will start at 7 p.m.
Sunday, June 27
No games scheduled
MEN’S NCAA COLLEGE WORLD SERIES FINALS
Monday, June 28
Tuesday, June 29
Game 2 – 7:30 p.m. (ESPN HD) Bracket One Winner vs. Bracket Two Winner
Game 3 – 7:30 p.m. (ESPN HD) Bracket One Winner vs. Bracket Two Winner