Road to Omaha: No. 4 North Carolina eliminates reigning champion LSU in extra innings (2024)

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Jun 4, 2024, 12:03 AM ET

The regional round on the road to Omaha has certainly been eventful.

In all, five teams from both the ACC and SEC secured spots in the super regionals. No. 1 Tennessee, No. 2 Kentucky, No. 3 Texas A&M and No. 7 Georgia and Florida will represent the SEC, while No. 4 North Carolina, No. 6 Clemson, No. 8 Florida State, No. 10 NC State and No. 12 Virginia will represent the ACC. Joining them are No. 15 Oregon State as well as Evansville, UConn, West Virginia, Oregon and Kansas State.

On Monday, No. 4 North Carolina needed extra innings to send reigning champion LSU packing. Evansville beat No. 16 East Carolina 6-5 in the Greenville Regional to win its first regional title and advance to its first super regional in school history. No. 11 Oklahoma State was eliminated by Florida 4-2, with the Gators moving on after winning a regional out of the losers' bracket for the second straight year. No. 15 Oregon State also advanced, beating UC Irvine 11-6. UConn became the final team to advance, winning the Norman Regional with a convincing victory over host Oklahoma.

We broke down each regional and provide you with schedule updates, scores and how to watch the NCAA tournament.

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Road to Omaha: No. 4 North Carolina eliminates reigning champion LSU in extra innings (1)

Regionals

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Knoxville Regional (Knoxville, Tennessee)

Friday:
Game 1: Indiana 10, Southern Miss 4
Game 2: No. 1 Tennessee 9, Northern Kentucky 3

Saturday:
Game 3: Southern Miss 6, Northern Kentucky 0 (Northern Kentucky eliminated)
Game 4: No. 1 Tennessee 12, Indiana 6

Sunday:
Game 5: Southern Miss 15, Indiana 3 (Indiana eliminated)
Game 6: No. 1 Tennessee 12, Southern Miss 3 (Southern Miss eliminated)
No. 1 Tennessee advances to super regionals

Greenville Regional (Greenville, North Carolina)

Friday:
Game 1: Evansville 4, No. 16 East Carolina 1
Game 2: VCU 1, Wake Forest 0

Saturday:
Game 3: No. 16 East Carolina 7, Wake Forest 6 (Wake Forest eliminated)
Game 4: Evansville 17, VCU 11

Sunday:
Game 5: No. 16 East Carolina 10, VCU 7 (VCU eliminated)
Game 6: No. 16 East Carolina 19, Evansville 6

Monday:
Game 7: Evansville 6, No. 16 East Carolina 5 (East Carolina eliminated)
Evansville advances to super regionals

Norman Regional (Norman, Oklahoma)

Friday:
Game 1: UConn 4, Duke 1
Game 2: No. 9 Oklahoma 14, Oral Roberts 0

Saturday:
Game 3: Duke 6, Oral Roberts 2 (Oral Roberts eliminated)
Game 4: UConn 4, No. 9 Oklahoma 1

Sunday:
Game 5: No. 9 Oklahoma 4, Duke 3 (Duke eliminated)
Game 6: No. 9 Oklahoma 6, UConn 4

Monday:
Game 7: UConn 7, No. 9 Oklahoma 1 (Oklahoma eliminated)
UConn advances to super regionals

Tallahassee Regional (Tallahassee, Florida)

Friday:
Game 1: No. 8 Florida State 7, Stetson 2
Game 2: UCF 8, Alabama 7

Saturday:
Game 3: Stetson 4, Alabama 0 (Alabama eliminated)
Game 4: No. 8 Florida State 5, UCF 2

Sunday:
Game 5: UCF 5, Stetson 2 (Stetson eliminated)
Game 6: No. 8 Florida State 12, UCF 4 (UCF eliminated)
No. 8 Florida State advances to super regionals

Fayetteville Regional (Fayetteville, Arkansas)

Friday:
Game 1: No. 5 Arkansas 17, SE Missouri State 9

Saturday:
Game 2: Kansas State 19, Louisiana Tech 4
Game 3: SE Missouri State 9, Louisiana Tech 3 (Louisiana Tech eliminated)
Game 4: Kansas State 7, No. 5 Arkansas 6

Sunday:
Game 5: SE Missouri State 6, No. 5 Arkansas 3 (Arkansas eliminated)
Game 6: Kansas State 7, SE Missouri State 2 (SE Missouri State eliminated)
Kansas State advances to super regionals

Charlottesville Regional (Charlottesville, Virginia)

Friday:
Game 1: No. 12 Virginia 4, Pennsylvania 2
Game 2: Mississippi State 5, St. John's 2 (10 innings)

Saturday:
Game 3: St. Johns 10, Pennsylvania 9 (12 innings) (Pennsylvania eliminated)
Game 4: No. 12 Virginia 5, Mississippi State 4

Sunday:
Game 5: Mississippi State 13, St. John's 5 (St. John's eliminated)
Game 6: No. 12 Virginia 9, Mississippi State 2 (Mississippi State eliminated)
No. 12 Virginia advances to super regionals

Tucson Regional (Tucson, Arizona)

Friday:
Game 1: West Virginia 4, Dallas Baptist 1
Game 2: Grand Canyon 9, No. 13 Arizona 4

Saturday:
Game 3: Dallas Baptist 7, No. 13 Arizona 0 (Arizona eliminated)
Game 4: West Virginia 5, Grand Canyon 2

Sunday:
Game 5: Grand Canyon 12, Dallas Baptist 10 (Dallas Baptist eliminated)
Game 6: West Virginia 10, Grand Canyon 6 (Grand Canyon eliminated)
West Virginia advances to super regionals

Chapel Hill Regional (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)

Friday:
Game 1: LSU 4, Wofford 3
Game 2: No. 4 North Carolina 11, Long Island 8

Saturday:
Game 3: Wofford 5, Long Island 2 (Long Island eliminated)
Game 4: No. 4 North Carolina 6, LSU 2

Sunday:
Game 5: LSU 13, Wofford 6 (Wofford eliminated)
Game 6: LSU 8, No. 4 North Carolina 4

Monday:
Game 7: No. 4 North Carolina 4, LSU 3 (10 innings) (LSU eliminated)
No. 4 North Carolina advances to super regionals

Lexington Regional (Lexington, Kentucky)

Friday:
Game 1: No. 2 Kentucky 10, Western Michigan 8
Game 2: Illinois 4, Indiana State 1

Saturday:
Game 3: Indiana State 6, Western Michigan 4 (Western Michigan eliminated)
Game 4: No. 2 Kentucky 6, Illinois 1

Sunday:
Game 5: Indiana State 13, Illinois 2 (Illinois eliminated)
Game 6: No. 2 Kentucky 5, Indiana State 0 (Indiana State eliminated)
No. 2 Kentucky advances to super regionals

Corvallis Regional (Corvallis, Oregon)

Friday:
Game 1: UC Irvine 13, Nicholls 12
Game 2: No. 15 Oregon State 10, Tulane 4

Saturday:
Game 3: Tulane 3, Nicholls 0 (Nicholls eliminated)
Game 4: No. 15 Oregon State 5, UC Irvine 3

Sunday:
Game 5: UC Irvine 17, Tulane 7 (Tulane eliminated)

Monday:
Game 6: No. 15 Oregon State 11, UC Irvine 6 (UC Irvine eliminated)
No. 15 Oregon State advances to super regionals

Raleigh Regional (Raleigh, North Carolina)

Friday:
Game 1: South Carolina 8, James Madison 7 (10 innings)
Game 2: No. 10 NC State 9, Bryant 2

Saturday:
Game 3: James Madison 8, Bryant 1 (Bryant eliminated)
Game 4: No. 10 NC State 6, South Carolina 4

Sunday:
Game 5: James Madison 2, South Carolina 0 (South Carolina eliminated)
Game 6: No. 10 NC State 5, James Madison 3 (James Madison eliminated)
No. 10 NC State advances to super regionals

Athens Regional (Athens, Georgia)

Friday:
Game 1: No. 7 Georgia 8, Army 7
Game 2: UNC Wilmington 9, Georgia Tech 0

Saturday:
Game 3: Georgia Tech 4, Army 2 (Army eliminated)
Game 4: No. 7 Georgia 11, UNC Wilmington 2

Sunday:
Game 5: Georgia Tech 3 UNC Wilmington 1 (UNC Wilmington eliminated)
Game 6: No. 7 Georgia 8, Georgia Tech 6 (10 innings) (Georgia Tech eliminated)
No. 7 Georgia advances to super regionals

Clemson Regional (Clemson, South Carolina)

Friday:
Game 1: Coastal Carolina 13, Vanderbilt 3
Game 2: No. 6 Clemson 4, High Point 3

Saturday:
Game 3: High Point 10, Vanderbilt 9 (Vanderbilt eliminated)
Game 4: No. 6 Clemson 4, Coastal Carolina 3

Sunday:
Game 5: Coastal Carolina 6, High Point 5 (High Point eliminated)
Game 6: No. 6 Clemson 12, Coastal Carolina 5 (Coastal Carolina eliminated)
No. 6 Clemson advances to super regionals

Stillwater Regional (Stillwater, Oklahoma)

Friday:
Game 1: Florida 5, Nebraska 2
Game 2: No. 11 Oklahoma State 19, Niagara 7

Saturday:
Game 3: Nebraska 7, Niagara 5 (Niagara eliminated)
Game 4: No. 11 Oklahoma State 7, Florida 1

Sunday:
Game 5: Florida 17, Nebraska 11 (Nebraska eliminated)
Game 6: Florida 5, No. 11 Oklahoma State 2

Monday:
Game 7: Florida 4, No. 11 Oklahoma State 2 (Oklahoma State eliminated)
Florida advances to super regionals

Santa Barbara Regional (Santa Barbara, California)

Friday:
Game 1: Oregon 5, San Diego 4 (11 innings)
Game 2: No. 14 UC Santa Barbara 9, Fresno State 6

Saturday:
Game 3: San Diego 7, Fresno State 5 (Fresno State eliminated)
Game 4: Oregon 2, No. 14 UC Santa Barbara 1

Sunday:
Game 5: No. 14 UC Santa Barbara 4, San Diego 2 (San Diego eliminated)
Game 6: Oregon 3, No. 14 UC Santa Barbara 0 (UC Santa Barbara eliminated)
Oregon advances to super regionals

Bryan-College Station Regional (Bryan-College Station, Texas)

Friday:
Game 1: No. 3 Texas A&M 8, Grambling 0
Game 2: Texas 12, Louisiana 5

Saturday:
Game 3: Louisiana 12, Grambling 5 (Grambling eliminated)
Game 4: No. 3 Texas A&M 4, Texas 2 (11 innings)

Sunday:
Game 5: Louisiana 10, Texas 2 (Texas eliminated)
Game 6: No. 3 Texas A&M 9, Louisiana 3 (Louisiana eliminated)
No. 3 Texas A&M advances to super regionals

Road to Omaha: No. 4 North Carolina eliminates reigning champion LSU in extra innings (2)

Super regionals

Best-of-three series

Friday, June 7, through Monday, June 10

No. 1 Tennessee vs. Evansville
No. 8 Florida State vs. UConn
No. 4 North Carolina vs. West Virginia
No. 12 Virginia vs. Kansas State
No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 15 Oregon State
No. 7 Georgia vs. No. 10 NC State
No. 6 Clemson vs. Florida
No. 3 Texas A&M vs. Oregon

Road to Omaha: No. 4 North Carolina eliminates reigning champion LSU in extra innings (3)

Men's College World Series

Friday, June 14, through Sunday, June 23/Monday, June 24

Road to Omaha: No. 4 North Carolina eliminates reigning champion LSU in extra innings (2024)

FAQs

Is Omaha World Series double-elimination? ›

The winners of the super regionals -- eight teams in all -- advance to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska. The College World Series is a double-elimination format until the final two teams are left standing.

Is the regional championship double-elimination? ›

Regional games are a double-elimination format.

Who won the Omaha World Series? ›

Ole Miss won the 2022 Men's College World Series in two games over Oklahoma. Omaha, Neb.

How many Super Regionals are there in college baseball? ›

A total of eight Super Regionals are scheduled for this weekend, June 7-10. Each will be a best-of-three format, with the winners moving on to the Men's College World Series, taking place from June 14-24 at Charles Schwab Field in Omaha, Nebraska.

Is College World Series double or single elimination? ›

The eight participating teams are split into two, four-team, double-elimination brackets, with the winners of each bracket playing in a best-of-three championship series.

How does double-elimination championship work? ›

In a double-elimination tournament, each team gets not one but two chances to prove themselves. The first game unfolds within the main bracket. Here opponents clash, winners advance, while losers descend to the losers bracket.

When did LSU last win the College World Series? ›

7 — LSU (1991, 1993, 1996-97, 2000, 2009, 2023) It took a while, but once head coach Skip Bertman arrived on campus in 1984, the Tigers began to transform into a national powerhouse.

Is Omaha College World Series single elimination? ›

The eight winners of the super regionals head to the MCWS in Omaha. They are split into two double-elimination brackets, consisting of four teams each.

Who has won the most College World Series? ›

The leader in this category is the University of Southern California with 12 Men's College World Series championships (1948, 1958, 1961, 1963, 1968, 1970-74, 1978 and 1998). After USC, the number of titles cuts in half with LSU and Texas each winning six and Arizona State winning five.

How many teams go to Omaha for the College World Series? ›

The eight winners will advance to Omaha for the College World Series, which will start on June 14, with the best-of-three finals on June 22-24.

Who will the UNC play in Super Regional? ›

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The No. 4 seed North Carolina Tar Heels will host West Virginia this weekend in Chapel Hill in the NCAA Super Regional starting on Friday, June 7, at Boshamer Stadium, the NCAA announced Tuesday morning.

Is baseball World Series double-elimination? ›

The tournament has grown a lot since 1947. There are currently 64 teams that compete in four rounds (two double-elimination brackets, two best-of-three series) for the title.

Is the Softball World Series double-elimination? ›

Women's College World Series format, explained

The Women's College World Series begins with eight teams divided into two four-team brackets, each of which competes in a double-elimination similar to the regional round of the NCAA softball tournament.

How does the world series work? ›

In order to determine the champion of Major League Baseball in the U.S. and Canada, the winners from the National League and the American League play the "World Series." The Series consists of seven games. If a team wins four out of the seven games, they are the champions.

Is the Big 12 baseball tournament double-elimination? ›

BIG 12 RETURNS TO GLOBE LIFE FIELD

The 2024 Championship features an increase to 10 teams in a modified double-elimination format, the third consecutive season that Globe Life Field will serve as the backdrop to the event and the fifth time overall for Arlington to serve as host.

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