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SEC has 7 teams in NCAA tourney, but UK not one of them

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—–Seven Southeastern Conference teams were selected to compete for the 2016 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship, according to an announcement Monday by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee. Four teams from the SEC – Florida, Texas A&M, Mississippi State and LSU – were selected as national seeds. This marks the first time any conference has earned four national seeds.

The top eight national seeds are Florida, Louisville, Miami, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Mississippi State, Clemson and LSU.

SEC schools earning bids include Florida, LSU, Ole Miss, Mississippi State, South Carolina, Texas A&M and Vanderbilt. All seven SEC schools – an NCAA record – will serve as hosts sites for NCAA Regional play.

Each regional field features four teams, playing in a double-elimination format. All 16 regionals are scheduled to be played Friday, June 3 to Monday, June 6 (if necessary).

The 70th Men’s College World Series begins play Saturday, June 18, at the TD Ameritrade Park Omaha in Omaha, Neb.

2 comments

  1. Larry Pup

    UK baseball needs an overhaul, they are choke city. Not sure Henderson is the right man for the job. They were a big disappointment.

    1. Larry Vaught

      Agree. Got to make hard evaluation

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