Oxford Regional Announced: No. 1 Rebs joined by Southern Miss, Florida State, SE Missouri St.
OXFORD, Miss. — NCAA baseball regional action begins Friday in Oxford at Swayze Field, and we now know who will be joining the No. 1 seed Rebels!
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Here’s what the regional will look like, with Ole Miss opening action Friday against SE Missouri State. First pitch is set for 7:00 p.m. (CT) at Swayze. In the early game Friday, Southern Miss and Florida State will play at 2:00 p.m. (CT).
No. 1 – Ole Miss (41-19)
No. 2. – Southern Miss (37-19)
No. 3 – Florida State (30-22)
No. 4 – SE Missouri State (30-20)
About the teams in the Oxford Regional
Southern Miss, who went 22-9 in Conference USA, is ranked No. 24 in RPI. The Seminoles are ranked No. 45 in the RPI, going 18-13 in ACC league play. SE Missouri State won both the regular season and postseason OVC titles.
Ole Miss is paired with the Arizona Regional in Tucson. The 16 double-elimination regionals will be followed by eight, best-of-three super regional series where the winners will advance to the men’s College World Series.
The Top 8 National Seeds are:
7) Mississippi State
8) Texas Tech
The Bracket! ⚾️
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We’ll have all your previews, game coverage and instant reaction post game throughout the Regionals and beyond.