OMAHA, Neb. (WATE) — Tennessee versus Texas. Big Orange versus Burnt Orange. Tuesday’s elimination matchup in the College World Series will pit the two UT teams against one another.
No. 3-seed Tennessee (50-17) suffered a loss Sunday to Virginia, 6-0, on Sunday while No. 2-seed Texas (47-16) lost to No. 7-seed Mississippi State, 2-1. The two UTs are the highest seeds left in the tournament and one will be packing for home after the game. The winner of the two UTs will play the loser of the Virginia-Mississippi State game at 6 p.m. Thursday.
Tennessee (50-17) vs. Texas (47-16)
Location: TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska
Game time: 2 p.m. ET Tuesday, June 22
TV: ESPN’s Tom Hart will be on the play-by-play with former Vol baseball player Chris Burke (analyst), Ben McDonald (analyst), and Kris Budden (sideline). The game will be televised on ESPNU
Live stream: ESPN.com/watch
Online radio broadcast: In Knoxville on 99.1 FM WNML. You can also listen to the broadcast from the Tennessee baseball radio announcer John Wilkerson and analyst Vince Ferrara online at UTsports.com.
On the mound: Tennessee freshman Blade Tidwell (10-3, 3.57 ERA) will take the bump for the Vols. All-Big 12 pitcher Tristan Stevens (11-3, 2.97) will pitch for the Longhorns.