The Diamond Heels are set to begin post season play yet again! Of course it begins with the annual ACC Baseball Tournament before heading into the NCAA tournament.It kicks off later today with a kickoff game against the Miami Hurricanes. The Tar Heels went 2-1 in their series against Miami that included a 14-2 dismantling of the Hurricanes. Now the Hurricanes are set to play North Carolina against after finishing their season with a 35-21 record.
Friday the Tar Heels will take the field to play the Clemson Tigers. The Tigers lost last night 6-3 against the North Carolina State Wolfpack in a game where that came back late in the game to tie it, but all for nothing. Clemson is 16-11 against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament, but finished the season 39-17. Clemson lost their regular season series against North Carolina two games to one game!
Closing out the weekend the Tar Heels will play instate rivals North Carolina State. As said before, they defeated Clemson 6-3 Wednesday night. The Wolfpack are saving their ace pitcher for this game and are looking to upset the Tar Heels. State went 42-13 overall this season.
Kent Emmanuel will get the nod to start Thursday for North Carolina, Benton Moss on Friday, and Hobbs Johnson on Sunday.