The game is scheduled to start at 2 p.m. CT.
No. 1-seeded Mississippi State enters the matchup 40-15 overall. Most recently, the Bulldogs lost to Tennessee 12-2 in the SEC Tournament on May 27.
Samford, the No. 4 seed, comes into the contest 35-22 overall. The team beat Western Carolina 8-6 in the Southern Conference Tournament Championship Game on May 30.
How to watch Mississippi State, Samford baseball in NCAA Tournament
Location: Dudy Noble Field at Mississippi State in Starkville
Game time: 2 p.m. CT on Friday, June 4
Broadcasters are scheduled to be Matt Schick (play-by-play), Kris Budden (analyst) and Mike Rooney (analyst).
Online live stream: ESPN3 via ESPN.com/watch
Online radio broadcast: TuneIn (MSU broadcast)
The winner advances to face the VCU/Campbell winner at 7 p.m. CT on Saturday. The loser moves on to face the VCU/Campbell loser at 2 p.m. CT on Saturday.
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Molly Weisner is a producer for the USA Today network. Find her on Twitter @molly_weisner.