NCAA Regional Projections (April 30)

For the second week in a row, North Carolina takes the top overall national seed in The College Baseball Blog’s Regional Projections.  The Tar Heels are in first place in the ACC, and have the top overall RPI according to Boyd’s World.

Rice stays put with the second overall national seed followed by Arizona State, UC Irvine, Arkansas, Georgia Tech, Georgia, and Texas respectively.

There are four new hosts in this week’s projections: Texas A&M, Oklahoma, Clemson, and Florida.

Chapel Hill (NC) Regional

1. North Carolina (1) *

2. East Carolina

3. Illinois

4. Binghamton *

Oxford (MS) Regional

1. Ole Miss

2. Virginia

3. Western Kentucky *

4. Mississippi Valley State *

Houston (TX) Regional

1. Rice (2) *

2. Baylor

3. Texas State *

4. Illinois-Chicago *

Baton Rouge (LA) Regional

1. LSU *

2. Ohio State *

3. Missouri

4. Jacksonville *

Tempe (AZ) Regional

1. Arizona State (3) *

2. Cal Poly

3. BYU

4. Dartmouth *

Fullerton (CA) Regional

1. Cal State Fullerton

2. Hawaii

3. Washington State

4. Gonzaga *

Irvine (CA) Regional

1. UC Irvine (4) *

2. San Diego

3. Oregon State

4. Nevada *

College Station (TX) Regional

1. Texas A&M *

2. TCU *

3. Dallas Baptist

4. Central Connecticut State *

Fayetteville (AR) Regional

1. Arkansas (5)

2. Kansas State

3. Eastern Illinois *

4. Missouri State *

Norman (OK) Regional

1. Oklahoma

2. Minnesota

3. Oral Roberts *

4. George Mason *

Atlanta (GA) Regional

1. Georgia Tech (6)

2. Georgia Southern

3. South Carolina

4. Manhattan *

Gainesville (FL) Regional

1. Florida

2. Miami (FL)

3. Western Carolina

4. Kent State *

Athens (GA) Regional

1. Georgia (7)

2. Elon *

3. Boston College

4. Bucknell *

Clemson (SC) Regional

1. Clemson

2. Alabama

3. Middle Tennessee State

4. Liberty *

Austin (TX) Regional

1. Texas (8)

2. San Diego State

3. Vanderbilt

4. Bethune-Cookman *

Tallahassee (FL) Regional

1. Florida State

2. Coastal Carolina

3. Rhode Island *

4. South Florida *

Last five in: Dallas Baptist, BYU, Illinois, Washington State, Western Carolina

First ten out: Kansas, New Mexico, Southeastern Louisiana, College of Charleston, Auburn, Louisville, UC Riverside, Sam Houston State, Duke, The Citadel

*  denotes auto-bid

(#) denotes national seed

Projections are through April 28.