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College World Series 2016: TV Schedule and Pick for Arizona vs. CCU Game 1

Published by Steve Silverman on June 27, 2016

The College World Series finals between Arizona and Coastal Carolina is the championship matchup that nobody predicted.

The Wildcats (48-22) and the Chanticleers (53-17) will meet in a best-of-three series starting Monday night at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha, Nebraska. Game 1 will be televised on ESPN at 7 p.m. ET.

Both teams overcame huge odds in emerging from the loser's bracket to reach the championship round. Head coach Jay Johnson's Arizona team registered back-to-back wins over Oklahoma State to win its bracket, while Gary Gilmore's Coastal Carolina squad did the same in getting the best of TCU in consecutive victories Friday and Saturday.

There are a lot of similarities between these two teams, and both head coaches will try to cobble together a pitching plan for Game 1 of the series. When Johnson and Gilmore met the media in a press conference Sunday, neither man had determined which pitchers would take the mound or how long starters and relievers would pitch.

That's because both pitching staffs are relatively spent after the rigors of getting t...

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