Postseason baseball is coming back to Austin. #HookEm ? pic.twitter.com/qEeaZhiwQU
— Texas Baseball (@TexasBaseball) May 28, 2018
Texas and Texas Tech have been named as a hosts for the first round of the NCAA playoffs.
The announcement came Sunday night from the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee.
The 16 regional sites, with host institutions and records, are as follows:
Athens, Georgia – Georgia (37-19)
Austin, Texas – Texas (37-20)
Chapel Hill, North Carolina – North Carolina (38-18)
Clemson, South Carolina – Clemson (45-14)
Corvallis, Oregon – Oregon St. (44-10-1)
Conway, South Carolina – Coastal Carolina (42-17)
DeLand, Florida – Stetson (45-11)
Fayetteville, Arkansas – Arkansas (39-18)
Gainesville, Florida – Florida (42-17)
Greenville, North Carolina – East Carolina (43-16)
Minneapolis, Minnesota – Minnesota (41-13)
Lubbock, Texas – Texas Tech (39-17)
Oxford, Mississippi – Ole Miss (46-15)
Raleigh, North Carolina – NC State (40-16)
Stanford, California – Stanford (44-10)
Tallahassee, Florida – Florida St. (43-17)
By being awarded a regional, all 16 host institutions have also been selected to the 64-team championship field.
Each regional field features four teams, playing in a double-elimination format.
All 16 regionals are scheduled to be conducted from Friday, June 1 to Monday, June 4 (if necessary).
The remaining at-large teams, top 16 national seeds, first-round regional pairings and site assignments will be announced Monday at 11 a.m.
A one-hour program will be shown live on ESPNU.
The committee will set the entire 64-team bracket through both the super regionals and the first round of the College World Series and will not reseed the field after play begins.
The #RoadToOmaha will begin in Lubbock for the third-straight year & sixth time in program history!
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— Texas Tech Baseball (@TTU_Baseball) May 28, 2018