NCAA Baseball Tournament Projections

By Rixon Lane

College baseball teams around the country have one final opportunity to improve their NCAA tournament resumes.

Conference tournaments are underway and Cinderella-hopefuls are aiming for automatic bids while top-ranked powers try to capture national seeds.

Here are our first projections for the NCAA Tournament. 

Note: National seeds are bold with their seed in parentheses. Conference champions who earned automatic bids are in italics. Projected super regionals are paired together.

 

Baton Rouge Regional:

1. LSU (1)

2. Southeastern Louisiana

3. Tulane

4. Texas Southern

Corvallis Regional:

1. Oregon State 

2. Cal State Fullerton 

3. Nebraska

4. San Diego

 

Los Angeles Regional:

1. UCLA (2)

2. Nevada

3. Oral Roberts

4. Seattle

Tempe Regional:

1. Arizona State

2. Houston

3. Ole Miss

4. Michigan State

 

Fort Worth Regional:

1. TCU (3)

2. Rice 

3. Auburn

4. South Alabama

Dallas Regional:

1. Dallas Baptist 

2. Arkansas 

3. Southern Miss

4. Southeast Missouri State

 

Champaign Regional:

1. Illinois (4)

2. Notre Dame

3. Bradley

4. Illinois-Chicago

Santa Barbara Regional:

1. UC Santa Barbara

2. Southern Cal

3. Ohio State

4. Saint Louis

 

Louisville Regional:

1. Louisville (5)

2. Indiana

3. East Carolina

4. Central Michigan

Tallahassee Regional:

1. Florida State

2. North Florida

3. Florida Atlantic

4. Florida A&M

 

College Station Regional: 

1. Texas A&M (6)

2. Iowa

3. South Florida    

4. Mercer 

Stillwater Regional:

1. Oklahoma State

2. California

3. Georgia Tech

4. Lehigh

 

Coral Gables Regional:

1. Miami (7)

2. College of Charleston 

3. Coastal Carolina

4. Rider

Springfield Regional:

1. Missouri State

2. Radford

3. North Carolina

4. Stony Brook 

 

Gainesville Regional:

1. Florida (8)

2. Virginia

3. UNC Wilmington 

4. Columbia

Nashville Regional:

1. Vanderbilt

2. St. John’s 

3. NC State

4. Bryant