OMAHA, Neb. (NCAA) The pairings and game times for the first two days of the Men’s College World Series have been announced. The 71st MCWS will take place at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Nebraska, June 17-27/28.
The first game this Saturday is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. (CT), and will feature Cal St. Fullerton (39-22) against No. 1 national seed Oregon St. (42-18-1). Saturday’s second game features No. 4 national seed LSU (48-17) against Florida St. (45-21), and is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. (CT).
The Sunday doubleheader features the No. 7 national seed Louisville (52-10) vs. Texas A&M (41-21) at 1 p.m. (CT). In the evening game starting at 6 p.m. (CT), No. 6 national seed TCU (47-16) will be squaring off against either No. 3 national seed Florida (46-17) or Wake Forest (43-19).
The losers of Saturday’s two games will play at 1 p.m. (CT) Monday, June 19. While Saturday’s winners face off at 6 p.m. (CT) Monday, June 19. The losers of Sunday’s games will play each other at 1 p.m. (CT) Tuesday, June 20. Sunday’s winners will meet Tuesday, June 20 at 6 p.m. (CT).
The winners of the two brackets will play a best-of-three College World Series Finals, with the first game set for 6 p.m. (CT) Monday, June 26. The second game is scheduled for 7 p.m. (CT) Tuesday, June 27, while the third and deciding game (if necessary) is slated for 7 p.m. (CT) Wednesday, June 28.