Tennessee (53-7) is the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament. The Vols will play Knoxville Regional fourth-seed Alabama State (34-23) Friday.
First pitch is slated for 6 p.m. EDT. SEC Network will televise the matchup with Mike Monaco (PxP) and Ben McDonald (analyst) on the call.
No. 2 seed Georgia Tech and No. 3 seed Campbell will play the first game of the Knoxville Regional. First pitch is slated for noon EDT (ESPN+) Friday.
Ahead of the Tennessee-Alabama State game, Vols Wire provides score predictions.
Tennessee-Alabama State score predictions
Dan Harralson (Vols Wire): Tennessee 10, Alabama State 1
Ken Lay (Vols Wire): Tennessee 12, Alabama State 4