No. 1 Oklahoma Hosts No. 13 Oklahoma State in Bedlam Rivalry on ESPN; No. 5 Alabama and No. 7 LSU Battle for SEC Regular Season Title

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No. 1 Oklahoma Hosts No. 13 Oklahoma State in Bedlam Rivalry on ESPN; No. 5 Alabama and No. 7 LSU Battle for SEC Regular Season Title

 

  • Five SEC Matchups Available as Regular Season Conference Play Concludes
  • Big Ten on ESPN2: No. 14 Northwestern at No. 8 Minnesota
  • 7Innings Podcast Talks MAYhem

ESPN’s final week of the college softball regular season is packed with standout match-ups which will determine regular season championships, position teams for conference championship play and boost resumes on the Road to the Women’s College World Series.

It is sure to be bedlam in Norman, Okla., as the No. 1 Sooners host No. 13 Oklahoma State on Saturday, May 4, at 8 p.m. on ESPN, in game two of the Big 12 three-game series. The battle for the SEC heads to Baton Rouge, La., as No. 7 LSU hosts No. 5 Alabama with both teams in contention to take the regular season conference title. Game one between Tigers and the Tide will air Friday, May 3, at 7 p.m. on ESPN2 and game two will air on Saturday, May 4, at 6 p.m., on SEC Network.

No. 14 Northwestern and No. 8 Minnesota are first and third in the Big Ten respectively as the two teams meet on Saturday, May 4, at 4 p.m. on ESPN2. The Wildcats enter the final series of the regular season Big Ten play undefeated, while the Gophers have just one conference loss.

Other ranked teams appearing as a part of this weekend’s slate include No. 11 Texas, No. 12 Tennessee, No. 22 Auburn and No. 24 Arkansas. Full television schedule for the weekend available below.

7Innings Podcast
Everyone was in the same city for this week’s podcast after wrapping up two days of Women’s College World Series planning meetings. This week’s episode kicks off MAYhem and previews the top matchups of the weekend. Listen now on ESPN AudioiTunes and Spotify.

NCAA Division I Softball Weekly Television Schedule

Date Time Game Network
Fri, May 3 6 p.m. Texas A&M at No. 12 Tennessee
Mark Neely, Danielle Lawrie
SEC Network
  7 p.m. No. 5 Alabama at No. 7 LSU
Tiffany Greene, Kayla Braud
ESPN2
  8 p.m. No. 21 South Carolina at Missouri
Eric Frede, Maddie Shipman
SEC Network
Sat, May 4 4 p.m. No. 14 Northwestern at No. 8 Minnesota
Melissa Lee, Carol Bruggeman
ESPN
  6 p.m. No. 22 Auburn at No. 24 Arkansas
Kevin Fitzgerald, Erin Miller
ESPNU
  No. 5 Alabama at No. 7 LSU
Tiffany Greene, Kayla Braud
SEC Network
  8 p.m. No. 13 Oklahoma State at No. 1 Oklahoma
Pam Ward, Jenny Dalton-Hill
ESPN
Sun, May  5 1 p.m. Bases Loaded SEC Network
2 p.m. Baylor at No. 11 Texas
Alex Loeb, Megan Willis
Longhorn Network
  5 p.m. UC Davis at Long Beach
Trey Bender, Leigh Dakich
ESPNU

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