Five SEC teams hosting NCAA regional

SEC LogoBy Eric Olson

AP Sports Writer

OMAHA, Neb. – Five Southeastern Conference teams are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament.

SEC tournament champion LSU and regular-season champion Florida, are hosts along with Ole Miss, South Carolina and Vanderbilt.

The 16 regional hosts announced Sunday night are guaranteed spots in the 64-team NCAA tournament. The rest of the field will be announced Monday.

The four-team, double-elimination regionals start Friday. Regional winners advance to the best-of-three super regionals the following week. The remaining eight teams will play in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, beginning June 14.

Other regional hosts are: Florida State, Miami, Virginia, Oklahoma State, TCU, Oregon State, Indiana, Rice, Louisville, Cal Poly and Louisiana-Lafayette.

  • Thile

    I feel like each publication and website that did regional and national seed projections should be treated for severe dizziness after flip-flopping all week on the impact/non-impact of conference tournaments.