UNC baseball vs West Virginia score, updates, highlights from Chapel Hill Super Regional

CHAPEL HILL — North Carolina baseball, the No. 4 national seed in the 2024 NCAA Tournament, is two victories from returning to the College World Series.

The Tar Heels (45-14), who knocked out reigning national champion LSU on Monday to win the Chapel Hill Regional, will be back at Boshamer Stadium on Friday (6 p.m., ESPN) to host West Virginia (36-22) in the Chapel Hill Super Regional. 

The best-of-three series continues Saturday (8 p.m., ESPN2) and, if necessary, Sunday (3 p.m., ESPN2). The winner will join seven other teams in Omaha.

Offensively, UNC is 11th in runs (522) and West Virginia is 120th (395). As for pitching, the Tar Heels are 15th nationally with a team ERA of 4.27 and the Mountaineers are 52nd with a team ERA of 4.93.

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SUPER REGIONAL PREDICITON: NCAA baseball tournament Chapel Hill Super Regional preview, prediction for UNC vs West Virginia

Keep this page bookmarked for live scores, updates and highlights from UNC's opening game of the Chapel Hill Super Regional against West Virginia.

UNC baseball vs West Virginia updates, highlights

Live updates for UNC vs. West Virginia will be provided here.

West Virginia 1, UNC 0, top of the third inning

Following a solo home run, West Virginia got two more on base but UNC got out of the frame with a nice defensive play by shortstop Colby Wilkerson.

Kyle West home run gives West Virginia a 1-0 lead against UNC

Kyle West hit a solo home run to right field that gave West Virginia a 1-0 lead against UNC in the third inning.

UNC 0, West Virginia 0, end of the second inning

Shea Sprague had two strikeouts and Derek Clark worked a clean inning to carry a scoreless tie into the third.

UNC 0, West Virginia 0, end of the first inning

West Virginia got a one-out single and UNC got a two-out walk, but the first inning ended without any runs.

What channel is UNC baseball vs West Virginia today?

TV channel: ESPN

Streaming: ESPN app | ESPN+ | Fubo (free trial)

WATCH: UNC baseball vs West Virginia on ESPN+

UNC vs. West Virginia  is scheduled to take place on ESPN. Streaming options include the ESPN app (with a cable login), ESPN+ and Fubo, which offers a free trial to potential subscribers.

UNC baseball vs West Virginia start time

  • Date: Friday, June 7

  • Time: 6 p.m. ET

UNC baseball vs West Virginia prediction

UNC 7, West Virginia 2: The Tar Heels will win a super regional opener for the first time since 2018. Following some grind-it-out games against LSU, expect a hot start for UNC’s bats against the Mountaineers.

GAME 1 PREVIEW: UNC baseball vs West Virginia prediction, odds for NCAA tournament super regionals

UNC baseball vs West Virginia location

Site: Boshamer Stadium in Chapel Hill

UNC baseball vs West Virginia lineups

Lineups for Game 1 of the Chapel Hill Super Regional will be provided once that information becomes available.

UNC lineup vs West Virginia

  • CF Vance Honeycutt

  • LF Casey Cook

  • 1B Parks Harber

  • RF Anthony Donofrio

  • 3B Gavin Gallaher

  • C Luke Stevenson

  • DH Alberto Osuna

  • 2B Alex Madera

  • SS Colby Wilkerson

  • P Shea Sprague

West Virginia lineup vs UNC

  • SS JJ Wetherholt

  • C Logan Sauve

  • LF Sam White

  • 3B Reed Chumley

  • 1B Grant Hussey

  • 2B Brodie Kresser

  • DH Kyle West

  • RF Ben Lumsden

  • CF Skylar King

  • P Derek Clark

UNC baseball vs West Virginia tickets

Tickets for all sessions are available on StubHub as of Thursday afternoon. There are also tickets available for individual games.

TICKETS: UNC baseball tickets in Chapel Hill Super Regional: Best options for NCAA Tournament 2024

STUBHUB: All sessions starting at $610

STUBHUB: Individual tickets starting at $313

UNC baseball schedule 2024

Below is UNC baseball’s postseason schedule. For the Tar Heels’ full 2024 college baseball schedule, click here.

Chapel Hill Regional

  • Friday, May 31: UNC 11, Long Island 8

  • Saturday, June 1: UNC 6, LSU 2

  • Sunday, June 2: LSU 8, UNC 4

  • Monday, June 3: UNC 4, LSU 3 (10 innings)

Chapel Hill Super Regional 

  • Friday, June 7: UNC vs. West Virginia, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

  • Saturday, June 8: UNC vs. West Virginia, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

  • Sunday, June 9 (if necessary): UNC vs. West Virginia, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)

West Virginia baseball schedule 2024

Below is West Virginia baseball’s postseason schedule. For the Mountaineers’ full 2024 college baseball schedule, click here.

Tucson Regional

  • Friday, May 31: West Virginia 4, Dallas Baptist 1

  • Saturday, June 1: West Virginia 5, Grand Canyon 2

  • Sunday, June 2: West Virginia 10, Grand Canyon 6

Chapel Hill Super Regional 

  • Friday, June 7: UNC vs. West Virginia, 6 p.m. (ESPN2)

  • Saturday, June 8: UNC vs. West Virginia, 8 p.m. (ESPN2)

  • Sunday, June 9 (if necessary): UNC vs. West Virginia, 3 p.m. (ESPN2)

UNC baseball roster

For a look at the Tar Heels' full 2024 roster, click here.

West Virginia baseball roster

For a look at the Mountaineers' full 2024 roster, click here.

Chapel Hill Super Regional odds

Odds courtesy of BetMGM

  • UNC: -375

  • West Virginia: +260

Chapel Hill Super Regional tickets

Tickets for all sessions are available on StubHub as of Thursday afternoon. There are also tickets available for individual games.

STUBHUB: All sessions starting at $610

STUBHUB: Individual tickets starting at $313

2024 College World Series bracket

Here's a look at the 16 super regional matchups.

  • No. 1 Tennessee vs. Evansville | June 7-9

  • No. 2 Kentucky vs. No. 7 Oregon State | June 8-10

  • No. 3 Texas A&M vs. Oregon | June 8-10

  • No. 4 North Carolina vs. West Virginia | June 7-9

  • No. 6 Clemson vs. Florida | June 8-10

  • No. 8 Florida State vs. UConn | June 7-9

  • No. 9 Georgia vs. No. 15 NC State | June 8-10

  • No. 13 Virginia vs. Kansas State | June 7-9

2024 NCAA baseball tournament odds

Odds courtesy of BetMGM

  • Tennessee: +250

  • Texas A&M: +350

  • North Carolina: +800

  • Kentucky: +800

  • Virginia: +1200

  • Oregon State: +1400

  • Florida State: +1400

  • Georgia: +1400

  • Clemson: +1600

  • Florida: +2000

  • N.C. State: +2500

  • West Virginia: +3500

  • Kansas State: +5000

  • Oregon: +5000

  • Connecticut: +10000

  • Evansville: +12500

Staff writer Rodd Baxley can be reached atrbaxley@fayobserver.com or @RoddBaxley on X/Twitter.

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This article originally appeared on The Fayetteville Observer: UNC baseball score vs West Virginia: Live updates for NCAA Tournament

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