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College World Series Bracket 2012: Game-by-Game Preview and Predictions

Published by on June 12, 2012

Every sport has sacred traditions, many ranging back to the very birth of the competition itself. These conventions and customs are what compels players, coaches and fans to view these sports as more than just a game, but a ritual that will never go out of style or age with time.

For college baseball, that "tradition" is the College World Series. Hosted by Omaha, Nebraska since 1950, the CWS holds a special place in the sport's heart, mind and soul. In honor of the sports dedication to Omaha, the city constructed an all-new stadium for the final round of the college playoffs, opening it for last season's tournament.  

With the Super Regionals finally coming to a close, the eight-team bracket has been set into place while the teams began their travel preparations. This year's grouping features not one, but two CWS first-timers in Stony Brook and Kent State mixed with storied veterans such as Florida State, Arizona and South Carolina.

The double-elimination tournament starts Friday, June 15 at 5 PM EST, pitting the best of the college world against each other in a final battle to the death. It's time for win or go home.

We take a look at the four first...

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