The College World Series is set to begin in Omaha this week at the TD

Ameritrade Park with Opening Day Celebrations being held on Friday the 17th, and the games beginning on  Saturday the 18th. The first game's of the tournament will begin at 1 p.m. (CT) with Vanderbilt vs. North Carolina, with Big 12 school Texas playing in the days second game against Florida with first pitch scheduled for 6 p.m. (CT). Sunday's contests will pit California vs. Virginia at 1 p.m. (CT), with Texas A&M and South Carolina doing battle in the late game that's scheduled for a 6 p.m. (CT) start. All of those games can be seen on ESPN except for Texas A&M vs. South Carolina which can be seen on ESPN2.

The voice of the College World Series Kevin Kugler was kind enough to call the Williams & Hyatt to spend a segment with guys previewing the upcoming tournament, giving his surprise picks, tournament favorites, and must see match-ups. For a complete tournament guide click here.