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Baseball to Open ACC Championship Thursday

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          Release: 05/19/2013
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DURHAM, N.C. -- The eighth-seeded Miami Hurricanes will open their run at the 2013 Atlantic Coast Conference Championships Thursday with a 3 p.m. matchup against first-seeded North Carolina at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

The Hurricanes (35-21, 14-16 ACC), who have never missed the eight-team field during their nine years in the conference, are joined in Pool A by UNC (47-8, 21-7), fourth-seeded NC State (42-13, 19-10) and fifth-seeded Clemson (39-17, 18-12).

Pool B will be comprised of second-seeded Florida State (44-11, 20-10), third-seeded Virginia (45-9, 22-8), sixth-seeded Virginia Tech (35-19, 15-14) and seventh-seeded Georgia Tech (33-23, 15-15).

The Hurricanes will battle NC State Friday at 11 a.m. and will end pool play with Clemson Saturday at 3 p.m. If the Canes successfully emerge from Pool A, they will play the winner of Pool B Sunday at 1 p.m.

Miami, who has only captured one ACC Championship (2008) in eight appearances, competed in last season's finale, but utltimately fell to Georgia Tech 8-5 in Greensboro, N.C.

All 13 games of this year’s ACC Baseball Championship will be televised for the seventh straight year. Regional Sports Networks from across the conference footprint and across the nation will carry all 12 games on Wednesday through Saturday. Please check theACC.com for RSN coverage of each game (http://www.theacc.com/live/rsn.html). Sunday’s 1 p.m. championship game will televised nationally by ESPN2.

All games will live-streamed via the Internet by ESPN3. In addition, all 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. games will be broadcast via satellite radio on Sirius XM 85. The 7 p.m. Wednesday (May 22) and Thursday (May 23) games will be broadcast on Sirius 93/XM 190. The Friday (May 24) 7 p.m. game will be carried on Sirius 111/XM 190, and the Saturday 7 p.m. game will be carried on Sirius 158/XM 190. Sunday afternoon’s championship game will be carried by Sirius XM 91 (College SportsNation).

The full 2013 ACC Baseball Championship game schedule is listed below.

Schedule
 
Saturday, April 25
Baseball vs. Florida State
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Sunday, April 26
Baseball vs. Florida State
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Saturday, May 02
Baseball at Pittsburgh (Game One)
Pittsburgh, Pa.
1:00 PM
Baseball at Pittsburgh (Game Two)
Pittsburgh, Pa.
7:00 PM
Sunday, May 03
Baseball at Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pa.
1:00 PM
Wednesday, May 06
Baseball vs. Bethune-Cookman
Coral Gables, Fla.
6:00 PM
Live Video
Friday, May 08
Baseball vs. NYIT
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Saturday, May 09
Baseball vs. NYIT
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
Live Video
Sunday, May 10
Baseball vs. NYIT
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
Live Video
Tuesday, May 12
Baseball vs. FAU
Coral Gables, Fla.
6:00 PM
Live Video
Thursday, May 14
Baseball vs. Georgia Tech
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
560 WQAM
ESPN3
Friday, May 15
Baseball vs. Georgia Tech
Coral Gables, Fla.
7:00 PM
560 WQAM
ESPN3
Saturday, May 16
Baseball vs. Georgia Tech
Coral Gables, Fla.
1:00 PM
560 WQAM
ESPN3
Wednesday, May 20
Baseball at 2015 ACC Baseball Championship
Durham, N.C.
TBA
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