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College World Series 2012 Schedule: Postponement Assures Arkansas Victory

Published by on June 21, 2012

Playing an elimination game in the College World Series is tough enough, but playing one with another game looming on the same day is just unfair.

The winner of Kent State and South Carolina will have to do just that, as rain postponed their Wednesday-night matchup.

Now, the two teams play in Thursday's first game, and the winner will be forced to play Arkansas in the evening.

This gives the Razorbacks a huge advantage. They get to sit back and watch two teams fight for their lives while they relax. Mentally, and physically, this will be a huge factor.

Arkansas already holds an advantage. They are coming from the winner's bracket, and a loss wouldn't be fatal to their championship hopes. Their pitchers (No. 7 team ERA in the nation) will have a chance to scout each hitter that day.

This bizarre situation isn't a good thing.

Personally, I'd rather see a rested Gamecock, or Golden Flash, squad take on the Razorbacks. It would give a more genuine assessment of how good each team really is.

I don't want to see Arka...

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