In this week’s regional projections from The College Baseball Blog, the top six national seeds remain unchanged. The LSU Tigers keep their top national seed after finishing the regular season as the SEC co-champion. Texas, UC Irvine, North Carolina, Cal State Fullerton, and Arizona State maintain the two through six seeds respectively. Read the rest of this entry »
Regional Projections Archive
A couple of places have put out Regional Projections on May 20th. SEBaseball continues their weekly tradition of putting out the best projections on the Internet. They are available by clicking here. Casey Grogan of The Five which is a big Oregon State blog has put out his 64 teams that will be in the NCAA Tournament when the bracket comes out on Monday afternoon. His projections are available here.
SeBaseball has put out their Regional Projections on April 15th. The only major change that I see is that UNC-Wilmington is not listed as a Regional host while Oklahoma State is hosting. The full article is available here.
SeBaseball has put out their Regional Projections on April 8th. I know I missed this but I have been busy. One of the most interesting things in the projections is that UNC-Wilmington is listed as a regional host coming out of the CAA. The rest of the bracket is pretty much straight forward and is available by clicking here.
The NCAA has released the 16 regional hosts for the upcoming 64 team tournament. There are no major surprises as Coastal Carolina and San Diego each got a regional. The full release from the NCAA is available here.
Host School and Location of Regional
Arizona St. (43-13), Tempe, Ariz.
Arkansas (41-18), Fayetteville, Ark.
Coastal Caro. (48-11), Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Florida St. (47-11), Tallahassee, Fla.
Long Beach St. (36-18), Long Beach, Calif.
Missouri (40-16), Columbia, Mo.
North Carolina (47-12), Chapel Hill, N.C.
Ole Miss (37-23), Oxford, Miss.
Rice (48-12), Houston, Texas
San Diego (42-16), San Diego, CA (at San Diego State)
South Carolina (42-18), Columbia, S.C.
Texas (44-15), Round Rock, Texas
Texas A&M (43-16), College Station, Texas
Vanderbilt (50-11), Nashville, Tenn
Virginia (43-14), Charlottesville, Va.
Wichita St. (49-19), Wichita, Kan.
The Sunbelt tournament started yesterday with the following games at South Alabama. A recap of the full game is available at The Daily Advertiser. Click here for a full day recap.
Middle Tennessee 6 Florida Atlantic 1
New Orleans 11 Western Kentucky 6
Troy 7 Louisiana-Monroe 0
Louisiana 3 South Alabama 2
There has also been some talk about the Louisiana Ragin’ Cajuns hosting a NCAA Regional in the first round of the upcoming tournament. The full article can be found here. My projections have Louisiana going to Arkansas for the NCAA Regionals. The projections are available here.
The complete rankings can be found here.
I was asked by The College Endzone to write up a Regional Projection article. I put Vanderbilt as the number 1 seed in the entire tournament behind the tandem of Pedro Alvarez and David Price. The full article is available here. Feel free to post your feedback in the comments section or on the message board at The College Endzone.