Road to the College World Collection: NCAA baseball tournament bracket, scores, schedule

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Florida heads into this yr’s NCAA tournament as defending nationwide champion and prime seed. (Getty Pictures)

The regionals of the 2018 NCAA baseball tournament start the street to the College World Collection, which ends in Omaha, Neb. 

The preliminary subject of sixty four school baseball groups started play Friday at sixteen regional websites round the nation. The highest sixteen groups have been seeded by the choice committee and can host a regional of 4 groups every.

The winners of every regional will advance to the tremendous regionals for a single, greatest-of-three collection hosted by the greater seed of every matchup (June eight-eleven). The eight winners of the tremendous regionals will advance to the College World Collection in Omaha (June sixteen-27). 

The order of first-spherical video games for the College World Collection will probably be introduced Monday, June eleven. The 72nd College World Collection will start play Saturday, June sixteen, at TD Ameritrade Park in Omaha.

Defending nationwide champion Florida enters the tournament as the prime seed after a forty two-17 common-season report. Under are the prime sixteen seeds, together with the bracket and schedule for the 2018 NCAA baseball tournament.  

NCAA baseball tournament seeds, regional hosts

1. Florida (forty two-17)
2. Stanford (forty four-10)
three. Oregon State (forty four-10-1)
four. Mississippi (forty six-15)
5. Arkansas (39-18)
6. North Carolina (38-18)
7. Florida State (forty three-17)
eight. Georgia (37-19)
9. Texas Tech (39-17)
10. Clemson (forty five-14)
eleven. Stetson (forty five-eleven)
12. East Carolina (forty three-sixteen)
thirteen. Texas (37-20)
14. Minnesota (forty one-thirteen)
15. Coastal Carolina (forty two-17)
sixteen. North Carolina State (forty-sixteen)

NCAA baseball tournament bracket:
Regionals, schedule, outcomes

Regionals shall be performed at these host websites in a double-elimination format from June 1-four. The winner of every regional can be matched up in a 1-sixteen format (No. 1 winner vs. No. sixteen winner, No. 2 winner vs. No. 15 winner, and so forth.) in the tremendous regionals. 

Gainesville Regional (No. 1 Florida)

No. 1 Florida
No. 2 Jacksonville
No. three Florida Atlantic
No. four Columbia

Friday, June 1
Florida thirteen, Columbia 5
Jacksonville 5, Florida Atlantic three

Saturday, June 2
Florida Atlantic eleven, Columbia 2
Florida three, Jacksonville 2

Raleigh Regional (No. sixteen North Carolina State)

No. 1 N.C. State
No. 2 Auburn
No. three Northeastern
No. four Military West Level

Friday, June 1
Auburn thirteen, Northeastern four
Military West Level 5, N.C. State 1

Saturday, June 2
NC State 9, Northeastern three
Auburn 12, Military 1

Athens Regional (No. eight Georgia)

No. 1 Georgia
No. 2 Duke
No. three Troy
No. four Campbell

Friday, June 1
Troy 6, Duke zero

Saturday, June 2
Georgia 18, Campbell 5
Duke sixteen, Campbell eight
Troy vs. Georgia, postponed

Lubbock Regional (No. 9 Texas Tech)

No. 1 Texas Tech
No. 2 Louisville
No. three Kent State
No. four New Mexico State

Friday, June 1
Texas Tech 9, New Mexico State 2
Louisville thirteen, Kent State 6

Saturday, June 2
Kent State 2, New Mexico State 1
Texas Tech 10, Louisville four

Fayetteville Regional (No. 5 Arkansas)

No. 1 Arkansas
No. 2 Southern Miss
No. three Dallas Baptist
No. four Oral Roberts

Friday, June 1
Arkansas 10, Oral Roberts 2
Southern Miss eight, Dallas Baptist zero

Saturday, June 2
Dallas Baptist 18, Oral Roberts 9
Arkansas 10, Southern Miss 2

Greenville Regional  (No. 12 East Carolina)

No. 1 East Carolina
No. 2 South Carolina
No. three Ohio State
No. four UNC Wilmington

Friday, June 1
South Carolina eight, Ohio State three
East Carolina sixteen, UNC Wilmington 7

Saturday, June 2
UNC Wilmington four, Ohio State three (thirteen innings)
South Carolina four, East Carolina 2

Oxford Regional (No. four Mississippi)

No. 1 Mississippi 
No. 2 Tennessee Tech
No. three Missouri State
No. four Saint Louis

Saturday, June 2
Tennessee Tech 6, Missouri State four
Mississippi 9, Saint Louis 2

Austin Regional (No. thirteen Texas)

No. 1 Texas
No. 2 Indiana
No. three Texas A&M
No. four Texas Southern

Friday, June 1
Texas A&M 10, Indiana three
Texas 10, Texas Southern zero

Saturday, June 2
Indiana 6, Texas Southern zero
Texas eight, Texas A&M three

Chapel Hill Regional (No. 6 North Carolina)

No. 1 North Carolina
No. 2 Purdue
No. three Houston
No. four North Carolina A&T

Friday, June 1
North Carolina eleven, North Carolina A&T zero
Houston 9, Purdue 1

Saturday, June 2
Purdue 14, North Carolina A&T four
North Carolina four, Houston three

DeLand Regional (No. eleven Stetson)

No. 1 Stetson 
No. 2 South Florida
No. three Oklahoma State
No. four Hartford

Friday, June 1
Oklahoma State 9, South Florida 2
Stetson eight, Hartford three

Saturday, June 2
South Florida 9, Hartford four (eleven innings)
Stetson 10, Oklahoma State three

Corvallis Regional (No. three Oregon State)

No. 1 Oregon State
No. 2 LSU
No. three San Diego State
No. four Northwestern State

Friday, June 1
LSU 6, San Diego State four
Oregon State 9, Northwestern State three

Saturday, June 2
Northwestern State 9, San Diego State zero
LSU vs. Oregon State, 10 p.m.

Minneapolis Regional (No. 14 Minnesota)

No. 1 Minnesota
No. 2 UCLA
No. three Gonzaga
No. four Canisius

Friday, June 1
UCLA 6, Gonzaga 5
Minnesota 10, Canisius 1

Saturday, June 2
Gonzaga eight, Canisius 2
UCLA vs. Minnesota, eight p.m.

Tallahassee Regional (No. 7 Florida State)

No. 1 Florida State
No. 2 Mississippi State
No. three Oklahoma
No. four Samford

Friday, June 1
Oklahoma 20, Mississippi 10
Samford 7, Florida State 6

Saturday, June 2
Mississippi State three, Florida State 2
Oklahoma four, Samford zero

Clemson Regional (No. 10 Clemson)

No. 1 Clemson
No. 2 Vanderbilt
No. three St. John’s
No. four Morehead State

Friday, June 1
Vanderbilt 2, St. John’s zero
Clemson four, Morehead State three

Saturday, June 2
St. John’s eleven, Moorhead State 5
Vanderbilt four, Clemson three

Stanford Regional (No. 2 Stanford)

No. 1 Stanford 
No. 2 Baylor
No. three Cal State Fullerton
No. four Wright State

Friday, June 1
Cal State Fullerton 6, Baylor 2
Stanford four, Wright State three

Saturday, June 2
Baylor eleven, Wright State 5
Cal State Fullerton vs. Stanford, eleven p.m.

Conway Regional (No. 15 Coastal Carolina)

No. 1 Coastal Carolina 
No. 2 Connecticut
No. three Washington
No. four LIU Brooklyn

Friday, June 1
Washington 7, Connecticut 1
Coastal Carolina sixteen, LIU Brooklyn 1

Saturday, June 2
UConn 10, LIU Brooklyn three
Washington eleven, Coastal Carolina 6

College World Collection schedule

After the tremendous regionals (June eight-eleven), the College World Collection will begin June sixteen, with the greatest-of-three championship collection starting June 25.