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Grand Strand viewer’s guide for the sports week ahead

Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore (14) watches from the dugout before the Chants’ regular-season finale against Appalachian State on Saturday.
Coastal Carolina coach Gary Gilmore (14) watches from the dugout before the Chants’ regular-season finale against Appalachian State on Saturday. For The Sun News

▪ The top-seeded Coastal Carolina baseball team begins play in the Sun Belt tournament against the lowest remaining seed at 4 p.m. Wednesday. Should the Chanticleers continue to advance, the championship game is slated for 1 p.m. Sunday.

▪ Several CCU track and field athletes will compete in the NCAA East Preliminary Round from Thursday through Saturday.

▪ The South Carolina baseball team opens the SEC tournament as the No. 11 seed taking on No. 6 Vanderbilt at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Should the Gamecocks make the championship game, they will play at 2 p.m. Sunday.

▪ The Clemson baseball team will begin the ACC tournament as the No. 5 seed against No. 9 Duke at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Should the Tigers make the championship game, they will play at noon Sunday.

▪ The Myrtle Beach Pelicans conclude at four-game series at Salem with an 11:05 a.m. game Monday before starting a three-game home series with Winston-Salem from Tuesday through Thursday (all 7:05 p.m.). Myrtle Beach then again hits the road for a four-game set at Carolina on Friday (7 p.m.), Saturday (5 p.m.), Sunday (6 p.m.) and Monday, May 29 (2 p.m.).

▪ The NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series remains at Charlotte for the Coca-Cola 600 at 6 p.m. Sunday (Fox). … IndyCar revs up for the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 at noon Sunday (ABC).

▪ The NBA conference finals continue this week.

▪ The NHL conference finals continue this week.

▪ The PGA Tour heads to Fort Worth, Texas, for the DEAN & DELUCA Invitational from Thursday through Sunday.

▪ In tennis, the men continue play in the ATP Open Parc Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes Lyon and begin the ATP Geneva Open on Monday. The women begin play in the WTA Internationaux de Strasbourg and WTA NURNBERGER VERSICHERUNGSCUP on Monday.

David Wetzel: 843-626-0295, @MYBSports

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