Posted: May 6, 2013 6:02 PM
Updated: May 6, 2013 8:29 PM
COLUMBIA - No. 11 Mizzou softball's opening game of the 2013 Southeastern Conference Tournament against No. 22 Arkansas has been moved up to 3 p.m. CT on Thursday, May 9. The third-seeded Tigers and sixth-seeded Razorbacks meet in the tournament's quarterfinals with live national coverage on ESPNU.
The Friday, May 10, semifinal games will also air on ESPNU, while the championship game on Saturday (7 p.m. CT) will be on ESPN. Covering the games will be ESPN's softball crew of Beth Mowins, Holly Rowe, Michele Smith, Jessica Mendoza and Cara Capuano.
Live radio coverage of Mizzou's tournament action will be available on the Mizzou Network.
The Tigers enter the SEC tournament with three-straight conference series wins dating back to their series win at No. 11 LSU (April 19-21). Mizzou won its series at tournament host Kentucky, ranked 19th (April 26-28), before taking its most recent series at home against No. 2 Tennessee (May 4-5).