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NCAA Baseball Tournament: Let's Play Two. Or Finish the First One

Three SEC teams have to play some Monday to decide whether they get a ticket to the super regionals. How they got there and where you can find the finales

Rain got to the Gamecocks in last year's postseason as well
Rain got to the Gamecocks in last year's postseason as well

There are three SEC teams who will play at least part of a game Monday -- two who lost games that will make Monday's affairs winner-take-all matchups, and one that will have to finish up a game that was suspended because of what would appear to be a deluge. Here's a quick look at what happened Sunday and what's on deck for Monday.

COLUMBIA REGIONAL: (1) South Carolina 4, (3) Liberty 2 -- SUSPD Mid-5th, 1 p.m. ET, ESPNU
Columbia was apparently hit by something approaching a hurricane as the game hit the halfway point, which led to a lengthy rain delay and then a suspension until Monday. By then, Tanner English and LB Dantzler had doubled, and Joey Pankake had a hit and a walk as South Carolina took a 4-2 lead. The fascinating question will be how the delay affects the momentum that seemed to be headed in the Gamecocks' favor and the pitching situation that was certainly tipped slightly in South Carolina's direction. If Liberty can win the early game, it will trigger a winner-take-all game at 7 p.m. ET. The winner faces whoever wins the final game in Chapel Hill between UNC and Florida Atlantic.

NASHVILLE REGIONAL: (2) Georgia Tech vs. (1) Vanderbilt, 7 p.m. ET, ESPNU
The Commodores went from in the driver's seat to facing elimination after Josh Heddinger pitched a brilliant two-hitter for Georgia Tech on Sunday and Vanderbilt lost, 5-0. Walker Buehler was not as fortunate in his start, getting knocked around for 10 hits and five earned runs in six innings. Vanderbilt batters did manage to draw six walks in this one, but that doesn't tend to matter as much when you don't get those runners across the plate. The winner will face Louisville, which emerged from its regional Sunday evening.

STARKVILLE REGIONAL: (4) Central Arkansas vs. (1) Mississippi State, 8 p.m. ET, ESPN3
A three-run sixth inning doomed the Bulldogs in their showdown Sunday with the Bears, and so State finds itself with its back to the wall against the No. 4 seed. Then again, UCA is dangerous; they won the series against Mississippi State in the regular season and managed to make it this far in the regional. Ethan Harris, Michael Marietta and Scott Zimmerle all hit singles to score the first run of the fateful frame before Justin Treece doubled to clear the bases and give the Bears all they would need. The winner faces Virginia in Charlottesville after the Cavaliers made it through their regional unscathed.