2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, teams, seeds (May 30, 2018)

2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Bracket, schedule, teams, seeds (May 30, 2018)

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The 2018 NCAA Baseball tournament will begin on Friday, June 1. Below you can find a full schedule, list of key dates as well as a projected field.

Florida is the defending champion, as the Gators beat LSU in the championship series a season ago. A total of 10 SEC teams made the field, the most by any conference.

2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Bracket

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2018 NCAA Tournament: Teams, schedule for Regioals

Gainesville Regional

Game 1: No. 1 Florida vs.  Columbia  | Friday, June 1  | 1 p.m.  | WatchESPN
Game 2: Jacksonville vs. Florida Atlantic | Friday, June 1  |6:30 p.m.  | WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |1:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |7:30 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |1:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |6:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |1:00 p.m.

Palo Alto Regional

Game 1: No. 2 Stanford vs. Wright State | Friday, June 1  | 10 p.m.  | ESPN2
Game 2: Cal State Fullerton vs. Baylor | Friday, June 1  | 5 p.m.  |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |6:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |11:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |4:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |7:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |10:00 p.m.

Corvallis Regional

Game 1: No. 3 Oregon State vs. Northwestern State  | Friday, June 1  | 10:30 p.m. | ESPNU
Game 2: San Diego State vs. LSU |  Friday, June 1 | 4 p.m. | ESPNU
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |4:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |10:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |3:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |9:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |10:00 p.m.

Oxford Reginoal

Game 1: No. 4 Ole Miss vs. St. Louis  | Friday June, 1  | 7:30 p.m.  | SEC Network
Game 2: Missouri State vs. Tennessee Tech| Friday, June 1  | 3 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |1:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |7:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |2:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |6:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |7:00 p.m.

Fayetteville Regional

Game 1: No. 5 Arkansas vs. Oral Roberts  | Friday, June 1  | 3 p.m.  |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Dallas Baptist vs. Southern Miss | Friday, June 1  | 8 p.m.  |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |3:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |8:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |3:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |8:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |7:30 p.m.

Chapel Hill Regional

Game 1: No. 6 North Carolina vs. North Carolina A&T  | Friday, June 1  | 7 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Houston vs. Purdue | Friday, June 1  | 2 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |1:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |6:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |1:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |6:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |4:00 p.m.

Tallahassee Regional

Game 1: No. 7 Florida State vs. Samford  | Friday, June 1  | 7 p.m. | ESPNU
Game 2: Oklahoma vs. Mississippi State | Friday, June 1   | 12 p.m. | ESPNU
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |12:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |5:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |12:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |6:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |1:00 p.m.

Athens Regional 

Game 1: No. 8 Georgia vs. Campbell  |  June 1 | 7:30 p.m  |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Troy vs. Duke | June 1   | 2 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |1:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |7:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |12:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |6:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |4:30 p.m.

Lubbock Regional

Game 1: No. 9 Texas Tech  vs. New Mexico State | Friday, June 1   | 2 p.m.  |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Kent State vs. Louisville | June 1   | 7 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |3:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |8:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |3:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |7:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |7:00 p.m.

Clemson Regional

Game 1: No. 10 Clemson  vs. Morehead State | Friday, June 1 | 6 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 2: St. John’s vs. Vanderbilt| Friday, June 1  | 12 p.m. | SEC Network
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |1:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |7:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |12:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |6:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |4:00 p.m.

DeLand Regional

Game 1: No. 11 Stetson vs. Hartford  | Friday, June 1  | 7 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Oklahoma State vs. South Florida | Friday, June 1 | 1 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |1:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |7:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |1:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |7:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |1:00 p.m.

Greenville Regional

Game 1: No. 12 East Carolina vs. UNC-Wilmington  | Friday, June 1  | 7 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Ohio State vs. South Carolina | Friday, June 1   | 2 p.m. | ESPN2
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |12:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |5:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |12:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |6:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |4:00 p.m.

Austin Regional

Game 1: No. 13 Texas vs. Texas Southern   | Friday, June 1   | 9 p.m. ET | Longhorn Network
Game 2: Texas A&M vs. Indiana| Friday, June 1  | 5 p.m. ET  | ESPN2
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |2:30 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |7:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |3:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |9:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |7:00 p.m.

Minneapolis Regional

Game 1: No. 14 Minnesota vs. Canisius  | Friday, June 1  | 8 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Gonzaga vs. UCLA | Friday, June 1  | 2 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |2:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |8:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |3:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |7:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |7:00 p.m.

Conway Regional

Game 1: No. 15 Coastal Carolina vs. LIU Brooklyn  | Friday, June 1  | 6 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Washington vs. UConn | Friday, June 1  | 12 p.m.  |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |12:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |5:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |12:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |6:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |1:00 p.m.

Raleigh Regional

Game 1: No. 16 N.C. State vs. Army  | Friday, June 1  | 7 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 2: Northeastern vs. Auburn | Friday, June 1  | 2 p.m. |  WatchESPN
Game 3: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |2:00 p.m.
Game 4: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 | Saturday, June 2  |7:00 p.m.
Game 5: Winner of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 | Sunday , June 3  |2:00 p.m.
Game 6: Winner of Game 4 vs. Winner of Game 5 | Sunday , June 3  |7:00 p.m.
Game 7(*if necessary) | Monday , June 4  |7:00 p.m.

2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Dates

  • The 2018 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship bracket will be announced Monday, May 28, 2018, on ESPNU at Noon ET.
  • The regionals will be played from June 1 through June 4
  • The Super Regionals will be played from June 8 through June 11.
  • The College World Series begins on June 16 and will be played at the at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, June 16-26/27, 2018
  • The finals of the College World Series will wrap up on either June 26 or June 27.

2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Schedule

  • The SEC Baseball Tournament will take place in Hoover, Ala., from May 22-27.
  • The 2018 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship bracket will be announced Monday, May 28, 2018, on ESPNU at Noon ET.
  • The regionals will be played from June 1 through June 4
  • The Super Regionals will be played from June 8 through June 11.
  • The College World Series begins on June 16 and will be played at the at TD Ameritrade Park Omaha, June 16-26/27, 2018
  • The finals of the College World Series will wrap up on either June 26 or June 27.

2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Automatic bids

The projected field will be made up of 64 teams, with automatic bids going to the following conferences.  Bolded means they have officially clinched the automatic bid.

  • America East: Hartford
  • American: East Carolina
  • ACC: Florida State
  • Atlantic Sun: Stetson
  • Atlantic 10: Saint Louis
  • Big 12: Baylor
  • Big East: Saint John’s
  • Big South: Campbell
  • Big Ten: Minnesota
  • Big West: Cal-State Fullerton
  • Colonial: UNC-Wilmington
  • Conference USA: Southern Miss
  • Horizon: Wright State
  • Ivy League: Columbia
  • Metro Atlantic: Canisius
  • Mid-American: Kent State
  • Mid-Eastern: North Carolina A&T
  • Missouri Valley: Missouri State
  • Mountain West: San Diego State
  • Northeast: Long Island
  • Ohio Valley: Morehead State
  • Pac-12: Stanford
  • Patriot: Army
  • Southeastern: Ole Miss
  • Southern: Samford
  • Southland: Northwestern State
  • Southwestern Athletic: Texas Southern
  • Summit: Oral Roberts
  • Sun Belt: Coastal Carolina
  • West Coast: Gonzaga
  • Western Athletic: New Mexico State

 

2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Regional hosts, top seeds

Below is the list of teams that will host regionals. Seeds will be announced on Monday. The top 16 seeds are thus regional hosts for the 2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament. The top 8 seeds would host Super Regionals.

  1. Florida
  2. Stanford
  3. Oregon State
  4. Ole Miss
  5. Arkansas
  6. North Carolina
  7. Florida State
  8. Georgia
  9. Texas Tech
  10. Clemson
  11. Stetson
  12. East Carolina
  13. Texas
  14. Minnesota
  15. Coastal Carolina
  16. N.C. State

2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Past results

2017 College World Series participants: Florida (winner), LSU (runner-up), Florida State, Texas A&M, Louisville, Cal-State Fullerton, TCU, Oregon State

2016 College World Series participants: Coastal Carolina (winner), Arizona (runner-up), Miami, TCU, Texas Tech, UC-Santa Barbra, Florida, Oklahoma State

2015 College World Series participants: Virginia (winner), Vanderbilt (runner-up), Florida, TCU, LSU, Cal-State Fullerton, Miami, Arkansas

2014 College World Series participants: Vanderbilt (winner), Virginia (runner-up), Texas, Ole Miss, TCU, Texas Tech, UC Irvine, Louisville

2013 College World Series participants: UCLA (winner), Mississippi State (runner-up), North Carolina, NC State, LSU, Louisville, Indiana, Oregon State

2012 College World Series participants: Arizona (winner), South Carolina (runner-up), Florida, Florida State, Kent State, Stony Brook, UCLA, Arkansas

2011 College World Series participants: South Carolina (winner), Florida (runner-up), Virginia, Vanderbilt, Cal, North Carolina, Texas, Texas A&M

2010 College World Series participants: South Carolina (winner), UCLA (runner-up), Arizona State, Clemson, Florida, Florida State, Oklahoma, TCU

2009 College World Series participants: LSU (winner), Texas (runner-up), Arizona State, Arkansas, Cal State Fullerton, North Carolina, Southern Miss, Virginia

2008 College World Series participants: Fresno State (winner), Georgia (runner-up), Florida State, LSU, Miami, North Carolina, Rice, Stanford

 

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