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SEC gets 4 host sites for NCAA baseball tournament regionals

SEC gets 4 host sites for NCAA baseball tournament regionals (Source: Raycom Media) SEC gets 4 host sites for NCAA baseball tournament regionals (Source: Raycom Media)

By ERIC OLSON

AP Sports Writer

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) - Four teams from the Southeastern Conference and three from the Atlantic Coast Conference are among the 16 hosts for regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament.

Defending champion Vanderbilt, LSU, Florida and Texas A&M are the SEC hosts, and the ACC hosts are Louisville, Miami and Florida State.

The 16 regional hosts announced Sunday night are guaranteed spots in the 64-team NCAA tournament. The rest of the field will be announced Monday.

The four-team, double-elimination regionals start Friday. Regional winners advance to the best-of-three super regionals the following week. The remaining eight teams will play in the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska, beginning June 13.

Other regional hosts are: Illinois, Dallas Baptist, Missouri State, TCU, Oklahoma State, Cal State Fullerton, UC Santa Barbara, Houston and UCLA.

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