(The following edited content was supplied by the NCAA in a news release.)
DEFENDING NATIONAL CHAMPION Alabama and Oklahoma State will face off today for the 2014 NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Team Championship. No. 2 seed Alabama advanced to the title match for the third straight year by virtue of wins on Tuesday over No. 7 SMU (3 and 2) in the quarterfinals and No. 3 LSU (4 and 1) in the semifinals, while No. 4 Oklahoma State scored wins over No. 5 Georgia Tech (4 and 0) and No. 1 Stanford (3 and 2).
This will mark the third straight national championship match play final for Alabama, which won the title in 2013, defeating Illinois, 4-1 in the final round of match play held at The Capital City Club, Crabapple Course in Atlanta, Ga. Oklahoma State will be looking to win its 11th men’s golf national championship.
Championship match play will begin at 2:10 p.m. CT tomorrow at Prairie Dunes Country Club in Hutchinson, Kansas. Golf Channel will provide live coverage from 4 to 7 p.m. CT. Golf Central will have pre-championship coverage beginning at 12 p.m. CT.
CHAMPIONSHIP PAIRINGS (all times CT):
Bobby Wyatt (Alabama) vs. Talor Gooch (Oklahoma St.), 2:10 p.m.
Robby Shelton (Alabama) vs. Zachary Olsen (Oklahoma St.), 2:20 p.m.
Tom Lovelady (Alabama) vs. Wyndham Clark (Oklahoma St.), 2:30 p.m.
Trey Mullinax (Alabama) vs. Ian Davis (Oklahoma St.), 2:40 p.m.
Cory Whitsett (Alabama) vs. Jordan Niebrugge (Oklahoma St.), 2:50 p.m.