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NCAA Baseball Regionals 2016: Columbia Regional Day 1 Preview, game times, TV info, and game thread

The Gamecocks open up with the Rhode Island Rams while the Duke Blue Devils and the UNC-Wilmington Seahawks square off in the other side of the regional bracket

The Big Spur

GAME 1: #2 UNC-Wilmington vs. #3 Duke Blue Devils

Start time: 1 PM

TV/Online: ESPN3/WatchESPN


  • UNC-Wilmington: Ryan Foster (Sr. RHP) - 12-1, 2.41 ERA, 104.2 IP, 24 BB, 66 SO
  • Duke: Brian McAfee (Sr. RHP) - 7-4, 3.40 ERA, 90.0 IP, 11 BB, 63 SO

Previews: UNC-WilmingtonDuke

GAME 2: #1 South Carolina Gamecocks vs. #4 Rhode Island Rams

Start time: 7 PM

TV/Online: ESPN3/WatchESPN


  • South Carolina: Clarke Schmidt (So. RHP) - 9-3, 2.96 ERA, 100.1 IP, 22 BB, 115 SO
  • Rhode Island: Tyler Wilson (So. LHP) - 12-1, 2.08 ERA, 95.1 IP, 28 BB, 111 SO

Previews: South CarolinaRhode Island

If you want to keep up with what's going on with all of the other teams in in the tournament, here is a fantastic NCAA tournament bracket where you can expand each Regional to get scores and TV information. Hang out here in the comments with us to discuss what's going on in Regionals around the country, the performance of South Carolina's potential opponents in Game 1, and most importantly Carolina's game with Rhode Island tonight.