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On Monday, NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament in the field of 64 for the 2024 is announced by the selection committee, which we’ll unveil in a moment. Before we go into in, you should know that the structure of the NCAA Baseball Tournament is a bit different from the more familiar hoops variant.

Format of NCAA Baseball Tournament

The first round of match is known as the regional and it is a double eviction round. Each of the 16 regional No.1 seeds host it respective four team regional, when it is possible. Each of the 16 regionals is seeded one through four. In each region, No.1 faces No.4, and No. 2 faces No.3 on the first day of action. The winners of those two games then play against, while the loser of that game, play an eviction game.

The winner of each regional advances to the super regional. The super regional, which include a total of 16 teams, is a best of three series format.

The winner of super regional- eight teams in all – advance to the college World series in Omaha, Nebraska.

The College World Series is a double eviction round until the final two teams are lest standing. The slates are wiped clean and it is a best of three series to determine the national champion.

Dates NCAA Tournament, College World Series

  • Regionals: May 31-June 1
  • Super Regionals: June 6-8 or 7-9
  • College World Series starts: June 14
  • College World Series finals: June 22-24

Top Seeds

The eight national seeds include in field of 64, which is consider as the pre-tourney favorites to reach Omaha. Here are the year’s eight national seeds:

  1. Tennessee
  2. Kentucky
  3. Texas A&M
  4. North Carolina
  5. Arkansas
  6. Clemson
  7. Georgia
  8. Florida State

If a national seed win its regional, then it hosts the super regional when it is possible. Otherwise, the sites of super regional will be announced after round. Super regional play gets underway on June 2, Friday. Now, here the matchups of all 16 regionals and also with the reminder that each region is seeded one through four and is hosted by the 16 national seeds.

Now for the regional matchups that make up the opening round.

Athens Regional

Hosted by No. 7 national seed Georgia

  • 1 Georgia vs. No. 4 Army
  • 2 UNC-Wilmington vs. No. 3 Georgia Tech

Bryan-College Station Regional

Hosted by No. 3 national seed Texas A&M

  • 1 Texas A&M vs. No. 4 Grambling
  • 2 Louisiana vs. No. 3 Texas

Chapel Hill Regional

Hosted by No. 4 national seed North Carolina.

  • 1 North Carolina vs. No. 4 Long Island
  • 2 LSU vs. No. 3 Wofford

Charlottesville Regional

Hosted by No. 12 national seed Virginia

  • 1 Virginia vs. No. 4 Penn
  • 2 Mississippi State vs. No. 4 St. John’s

Clemson Regional

Hosted by No. 6 national seed Clemson

  • 1 Clemson vs. No. 4 High Point
  • 2 Vanderbilt vs. No. 3 Coastal Carolina

Corvallis Regional

Hosted by No. 15 national seed Oregon State

  • 1 Oregon State vs. No. 4 Tuland
  • 2 UC-Irvine vs. No. 4 Nicholls

Fayetteville Regional

Hosted by No. 5 national seed Arkansas

  • 1 Arkansas vs. No. 4 Southeast Missouri State
  • 2 Louisiana Tech vs. No. 3 Kansas State

Greenville Regional

Hosted by No. 16 national seed East Carolina

  • 1 East Carolina vs. No. 4 Evansville
  • 2 Wake Forest vs. No. 3 VCU

Knoxville Regional

Hosted by No. 1 national seed Tennessee

  • 1 Tennessee vs. No. 4 Northern Kentucky
  • 2 Southern Mississippi vs. No.3 Indiana

Lexington Regional

Hosted by No. 2 national seed Kentucky

  • 1 Kentucky vs. No. 4 Western Michigan
  • 2 Indiana State vs. No. 3 Illinois

Norman Regional

Hosted by No. 9 national seed Oklahoma

  • 1 Oklahoma vs. No. 4 Oral Roberts
  • 2 Duke vs. No. 3 UConn

Raleigh Regional

Hosted by No. 10 national seed NC State

  • 1 NC State vs. No. 4 Bryant
  • 2 South Carolina vs. No. 3 James Madison

Santa Barbara Regional

Hosted by No. 14 national seed UC-Santa Barbara

  • 1 UC-Santa Barbara vs. No. 4 Fresno State
  • 2 San Diego vs. No. 3 Oregon

Stillwater Regional

Hosted by No. 11 national seed Oklahoma State

  • 1 Oklahoma State vs. No. 4 Niagara
  • 2 Nebraska vs. No. 3 Florida

Tallahassee Regional

Hosted by No. 8 national seed Florida State

  • 1 Florida State vs. No. 4 Stetson
  • 2 Alabama vs. No. 3 Central Florida

Tucson Regional

Hosted by No. 13 national seed Arizona

  • 1 Arizona vs. No. 4 Grand Canyon
  • 2 Dallas Baptist vs. No. 3 West Virginia

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