5 SEC teams are hosts for NCAA baseball regionals

Courtesy/NCAA

By ERIC OLSON=
AP Sports Writer=


OMAHA, Neb. (AP) _ 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 Mississippi, 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.





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