No. 7 seed Miami opens its run at the 2018 ACC Baseball Championship Tuesday, May 22 against No. 11 seed Notre Dame at 7 p.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, the Atlantic Coast Conference announced Sunday.
The Hurricanes (27-25, 16-13 ACC) will play No. 2 seed Clemson (43-13, 22-8), who heads up Pool B as the Atlantic Division champions, Thursday, May 24 at 7 p.m.
North Carolina (37-17, 22-8 ACC) earned the No. 1 overall seed and will head up Pool A. The Tar Heels will be joined by eighth-seeded Georgia Tech (31-25, 14-16) and 12th-seeded Pitt (27-25, 11-19).
No. 3 NC State (40-14, 19-11) is joined in Pool C by No. 6 Florida State (39-17, 16-13) and No. 10 Virginia (28-24, 12-18), while Pool D features No. 4 Duke (39-14, 18-11), No. 5 Louisville (40-16, 18-12), and No. 9 Wake Forest (25-30, 13-17).
The ACC Baseball Championship will feature a pool-play format, leading into a four-team, single-elimination bracket to determine the league champion. Each team in the four pools will play one game against each of the other two opponents in its pool Tuesday through Friday (May 22-25). The four teams with the best records within their respective pools will advance to Saturday's semifinals, with the winners playing on Sunday in the ACC Championship Game.
Game times Tuesday through Friday are set for 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday's semifinals are scheduled for 1 p.m. and 5 p.m., while Sunday's championship will begin at noon.
The tournament will get underway Tuesday with No. 12 Pitt versus No. 8 Georgia Tech at 11 a.m., followed by No. 10 Virginia versus No. 6 Florida State at 3 p.m., and No. 11 Notre Dame versus No. 7 Miami at 7 p.m.