Duke baseball score vs. Rider: Live updates for NCAA Tournament Conway Regional

CONWAY, S.C. — Duke baseball and Rider will play for a spot in the championship of the NCAA Tournament's Conway Regional.

The second-seeded Blue Devils (36-21) play the fourth-seeded Broncs (36-19) at 6 p.m. Saturday (ESPN+) in South Carolina at Springs Brooks Stadium.

Duke hit five home runs, including three by MJ Metz, in its 12-3 win against UNCW on Friday. The Blue Devils also matched a season high with six stolen bases against the Seahawks.

Duke is 11-9 in regional play under head coach Chris Pollard. The Broncs earned an 11-10 win against Coastal Carolina on Friday for their first NCAA Tournament win since 1987.

The winner of Saturday’s games will play in the regional final at 6 p.m. Sunday. The loser plays at noon in an elimination game.

What time, channel is Duke baseball vs. Rider?

Time: 6 p.m. ET Saturday

Channel: ESPN+

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Full NCAA Tournament Conway Regional schedule

All times EDT

Friday's Games

Game 1: No. 2 Duke (35-21) vs. No. 3 UNC Wilmington (34-21), 1 p.m., ESPN+

Game 2: No. 1 Coastal Carolina (39-19) vs. No. 4 Rider (35-19), 7 p.m., ESPN+

Saturday's games

Game 3: UNCW vs. Coastal Carolina, Noon (ESPN+)

Game 4: Duke vs. Rider, 6 p.m. (ESPN+)

Sunday's games

Game 5: Winner Game 3 vs. Loser Game 4, Noon (TV TBA)

Game 6: Winner Game 4 vs. Winner Game 5, 6 p.m. (TV TBA)

Monday (if necessary)

Game 7: TBD

Duke baseball score vs. Rider: Live updates from Conway Regional

Staff writer Rodd Baxley can be reached at or @RoddBaxley on Twitter.

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