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Oregon St. Will Play Belmont at 2PM CDT (Noon PDT) Friday

Times are set for the Baton Rouge Regional in Alex Box Stadium in the NCAA Baseball Playoffs next weekend, and Oregon St. (38-18) will play Belmont (39-22) at 2 PM CDT Friday, which is noon PDT. LSU (43-16) will play Louisiana-Monroe (31-28) at 7 PM CDT.

The winners will meet Saturday night at 7 PM CDT (5 PM PDT), after the losers meet in the first elimination game, again at 2 PM CDT (noon PDT) Saturday.

The winner of the elimination game will face the loser of Saturday night's game at 1:30 PM CDT (11:30 AM PDT) Sunday, in another elimination game. The winner of that game will play again at 6:30 CDT (4:30 PDT) Sunday evening, and will need to win to force an "if" game. If an "if" game is necessary, it will be Monday evening, again at 6:30 PM CDT (4:30 PDT).

Here's the team's reaction during the selection show:

Belmont, the champions of the Atlantic Sun Conference, does have a common opponent with Oregon St., and it is those Ducks the Beavers just swept, and took 4 of 5 from this season.

When Oregon was in Nashville back in February, for a series with Vanderbilt, they also worked in a game with Belmont, who is also from Nashville. The Ducks downed the Bruins 13-4, as Ryon Healy had 3 hits and 4 RBIs, and scored 2 runs.

The Beaver team will leave early, departing Wednesday morning, not Thursday, for Baton Rogue. Presumably for an extra day of acclimation to the weather.