Troy on Monday earned its first NCAA baseball tournament bid since 2013, and will play in the Athens, Ga., Regional as the No. 3 seed. The Tigers had previously defeated the Howlin' Huskies in two out of three games in March, which included a no-hit performance by ace Casey Mize. Injuries would diminish his production the next two seasons as he started only five games while averaging 3.2 points and 2.0 rebounds.
Texas A&M football lost 55-52 to Wake Forest in the Belk Bowl last December.
By contrast, they go to the home field of the No. 11 overall seed for this weekend's four-team double-elimination regional.
Florida State scored the game's final six runs in the ACC Championship on Sunday to down Louisville and win a third ACC title in four years and a second straight. "It's our third year in a row of hosting so we're very excited about the opportunity of being one of the 16 teams that gets to host a Regional", Lee said. No. 1 Stanford and No. 4 Wright State face off in the other side of the bracket.
NCAA tournament pairings were announced Monday afternoon. "But there are some metrics that we look at in the selection room, and one of them is sub-.500 against conference competition, and there's only one team in the field that is sub-.500 against conference competition".
Florida State's Meghan King went the distance to improve to 22-6 on the season.
Chris Paul Out Game 6 With Right Hamstring Strain
TNT's Kristen Ledlow confirmed that the late 4th quarter injury was to Paul's right hamstring and he is now receiving treatment. Curry made four free throws to tie Rick Barry for most free throws made in the playoffs in franchise history with 378.
UNC (38-18), the No. 6 national seed and ACC regular-season champions, opens the Chapel Hill Regional with a 7 p.m. game against No. 4 seed North Carolina A&T (MEAC Tournament champions). The eventual winner of the regional will face the victor of the Arkansas region.
"We're trying to repeat what we did past year", Cofer said on Friday. They were tied for the 10th seed going into the SEC Tournament, four games under.500.
"Throughout the season, we've been down and we've come back", Stowers said. State series in Super Regional play.
Extra Innings: Florida State likely sealed a top-8 national seed with its win on Sunday.
"We always talk about hydrating at this time of year, I don't care if you're playing in Louisville or Omaha", McDonnell said.
Florida State was the automatic qualifier as the Atlantic Coast Conference champion.