Saturday, March 28, 2015

SEC standings through Friday, March 27

SEC
Conference games only

Through Friday's games
East Division
1. Vanderbilt 6-1
2. Missouri 5-2
3. South Carolina 4-2
4. (tie) Florida 4-4
4. (tie) Georgia 3-3
6. Kentucky 3-4
7. Tennessee 1-6

West Division
1. Texas A&M 6-1
2. LSU 4-3
3. (tie) Alabama 4-4
3. (tie) Mississippi 4-4
5. (tie) Auburn 2-5
5. (tie) Mississippi State 2-5
7. Arkansas 2-6

State schedule, March 28

Click here for links to possible live coverage.

Ave Maria at USC Beaufort, DH, noon
Barton at Limestone, DH, noon
Benedict at Claflin, DH, noon
Catawba at Coker, DH, noon
Pfeiffer at Erskine, DH, noon
Southern Wesleyan at North Greenville, DH, noon
Anderson at Tusculum, DH, 1 p.m.
Florence-Darlington Tech at Louisburg, DH, 1 p.m.
Guilford Tech at USC Salkehatchie, DH, 1 p.m.
Newberry at Wingate, DH, 1 p.m.
Spartanburg Methodist vs. Pitt CC, Greenville NC, DH, 1 p.m.
USC Sumter at USC Lancaster, DH, 1 p.m.
Charleston Southern vs. West Virginia, CONSOL Energy Park, Washington, Pa., 2 p.m. Internet Video
The Citadel at Western Carolina, 2 p.m. SoCon Digital Network
USC Aiken at Montevallo, DH, 2 p.m.
USC Upstate at Kennesaw State, 2 p.m.
Winthrop at Coastal Carolina, 2 p.m. Big South Network
Wake Forest at Clemson, 2:30 p.m. ESPN3
College of Charleston at James Madison, 3 p.m.
Lander at Francis Marion, DH, 3 p.m.
N.C. Central at Wofford, 3 p.m. SoCon Digital Network
Presbyterian at Liberty, 3 p.m. Big South Network, ESPN3
Georgia at South Carolina, completion of Friday's suspended game, 4 p.m. SEC+
Georgia at South Carolina, schedule game, 35 minutes after completion of suspended game, 4 p.m. SEC+
Mercer at Furman, 4 p.m. SoCon Digital Network

Friday, March 27, 2015

A-Sun, Big South, CAA, SoCon standings through Friday, March 27

Conference games only
Through Friday's games
Atlantic Sun Conference
1. (tie) Florida Gulf Coast 1-0
1. (tie) Kennesaw State 1-0
3. (tie) Jacksonville 0-0
3. (tie) Lipscomb 0-0
3. (tie) Northern Kentucky 0-0
3. (tie) Stetson 0-0
7. (tie) North Florida 0-1
7. (tie) USC Upstate 0-1

Big South Conference
1. Coastal Carolina 4-0
2. Gardner-Webb 5-2
3. (tie) High Point 3-1
3. (tie) Radford 3-1
5. Campbell 4-3
6. (tie) Charleston Southern 3-3
6. (tie) Liberty 2-2
8. (tie) Presbyterian 1-3
8. (tie) Winthrop 1-3

10. Longwood 2-5
11. UNC Asheville 1-6

Colonial Athletic Association
1. (tie) College of Charleston 4-0
1. (tie) UNC Wilmington 4-0
3. Elon 3-0
4. William & Mary 2-1
5. Delaware 2-2
6. Hofstra 2-4
7. Northeastern 1-3
8. (tie) James Madison 0-4
8. (tie) Towson 0-4 

 Southern Conference
1. Mercer 4-0
2. (tie) Samford 3-1
2. (tie) UNC Greensboro 3-1
4. Wofford 2-1
5. Western Carolina 2-2
6. The Citadel 0-1
7. (tie) Furman 1-3
7. (tie) VMI 1-3
9. East Tennessee State 0-4

ACC standings through Friday, March 27

Conference games only
Through Friday's games

Atlantic Division
1. Louisville 9-1
2. Florida State 7-3
3. Wake Forest 5-5
4. N.C. State 4-5
5. Clemson 4-6
6. Notre Dame 3-6
7. Boston College 2-7

Coastal Division
1. Miami 7-3
2. Virginia Tech 6-4
3. (tie) Georgia Tech 5-5
3. (tie) North Carolina 5-5
5. (tie) Duke 4-6
5. (tie) Pittsburgh 4-6
7. Virginia 3-6

News digest, March 27

Schedule changes begin
Weather-related changes to the weekend baseball schedule are beginning.
* Coker's Friday home game with Catawba has been moved to 1 p.m. Sunday. The teams play a doubleheader on Saturday.
* Newberry's Friday game at Wingate has been moved to 1 p.,m. Sunday. The teams play a doubleheader on Saturday.
* Clemson's Saturday home game with Wake Forest has been moved up from 6:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
* Charleston Southern's Saturday game with West Virginia has been moved to a 2 p.m. start at CONSOL Energy Park in Washington, Pa.

Previews
* Charleston Southern steps out of the Big South Conference to play the Big 12's West Virginia in a three-game series. The games are being played in Washington, Pa., because WVU's new stadium is still under construction.
Bucs

* College of Charleston offers preview notes for its CAA series at James Madison.
Cougars 

* Furman opens the home portion of its Southern Conference schedule with a weekend series with Mercer. Here are the facts.
Paladins

* Newberry offers preview information for its South Atlantic Conference series at Wingate.
Wolves

* USC Beaufort has posted a preview of its weekend The Sun Conference series with Ave Maria.
Sand Sharks

Rubino having big year
Mark Haselden of The Florence Morning News has written a feature on Francis Marion standout Matt Rubino.
Rubino

Clemson tells of Slaton
Clemson has posted a feature on leadoff hitter Tyler Slaton.
Slaton

Destino profiled
The University of South Carolina has posted a video feature on freshman designated hitter Alex Destino.
Destino

State scoreboard, March 27

Coastal Carolina 19, Winthrop 4 - CC: Michael Paez 5-5, 2B, HR, 3 R, 6 RBI
College of Charleston 12, James Madison 0 - CofC: Carl Wise 2B, HR, 5 RBI
Kennesaw State 5, USC Upstate 0 - Up: Erik Samples only 2 Upstate hits
Liberty 9, Presbyterian 7 - PC: Cam McRae 2-2, RBI
Limestone 6, Barton 5 - Lim: Kyle Booth 3-5, 2 RBI, GW RBI B9
Mercer 9, Furman 5 - Fur:  Ryan Morse 3-3, R, RBI
North Greenville 3, Southern Wesleyan 2 - NG; Tony Davila 3-4, R
Pfeiffer 7, Erskine 5 - Ers: Richard Dix 2-4, HR, 2 R, 2 RBI
Tusculum 4, Anderson 0 - AU: Brett Cash 1-3
Wake Forest 8, Clemson 2 - CU: Steven Duggar 2-5
West Virginia 9, Charleston Southern 2 - CS: Chase Shelton 2-4, 2B, R
Western Carolina 7, The Citadel 2 - Cit: Austin Mapes HR, 2 R
Wofford 9, N.C. Central 1 - Wof: James Plaisted 3-4, 2B, SB, 2 R, 2 RBI

Suspended until 4 p.m. Saturday
Georgia 5, South Carolina 5, T9

Postponed
Ave Maria at USC Beaufort, to 11 a. m. Sunday
Catawba at Coker, to 1 p.m. Sunday
Lander at Francis Marion, to part of a 3 p.m. Saturday DH
Newberry at Wingate, to 1 p.m. Sunday
Voorhees at Benedict, DH

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Weekend previews, March 26

* Clemson has posted preview notes for its weekend home series with Wake Forest. The Tigers are at home for 10 straight games.
Tigers

* Francis Marion has sent out notes for its weekend home series with Lander.
Patriots

* Presbyterian travels to Lynchburg, Va., this weekend to face Big South Conference foe Liberty.
PC

* South Carolina plays host to Georgia this weekend. Here are the preview notes.
USC

* USC Upstate travels to Kennesaw State this weekend to open Atlantic Sun Conference play.
Spartans

* Winthrop offers preview notes for its weekend series at Coastal Carolina.
Eagles