Long Beach State to host one of 16 college baseball regionals – Los Angeles Times
Pairings and seedings will be announced during a selection show beginning at 9 a.m. Monday on ESPN2. This will be the first time Long Beach State hosts a regional since 2008.
Each regional will feature four teams playing in a double-elimination playoff. Regional winners advance to one of eight super-regionals, which are best-of-three, head-to-head playoffs for a spot in the College World Series.
Pac-12 Conference champion Oregon State (48-4) and runner-up Stanford (40-14) will also host regionals. The Beavers are the top-ranked team in the nation.
Five Atlantic Coast Conference teams and four from the Southeastern Conference were chosen as hosts.
The ACC hosts are North Carolina (47-12), Louisville (47-10), Florida State (39-20), Clemson (39-19) and Wake Forest (39-18). SEC hosts are Louisiana State (43-17), Florida (42-16), Kentucky (39-20) and Arkansas (42-17).
The other host schools are Texas Tech (43-15) and Texas Christian (42-16) of the Big 12 Conference, Southern Mississippi (48-14) of Conference USA and Houston (40-19) of the American Athletic Conference.