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Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Oregon State leads field of 64 in 2014 Division I Baseball tournament

The field of 64 teams competing for the 2014 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship was announced today by the NCAA Division I Baseball Committee.

The national top eight seeds are Oregon State (42-12), Florida (40-21), Virginia (44-13), Indiana (42-13), Florida State (43-15), La.-Lafayette (53-7), TCU (42-15) and LSU (44-14-1). The top eight seed for Indiana marks a first for a Big Ten institution.

Both my current school (Oregon State) and my undergrad (Cal Poly) are number one seeds in their regions, pretty cool. Anyway, there are links to the full bracket in the article for those interested in the college tournament.

Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: May 27, 2014 at 12:30 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: May 27, 2014 at 10:18 PM (#4714268)
IU did barrel through an overmatched B1G and didn't play Nebraska (the other B1G team to make the tournament) until the conference tournament final. RPI was still solid. Indiana State could give them a run this weekend.
   2. CFBF Is A Golden Spider Duck Posted: May 28, 2014 at 09:57 AM (#4714508)
I admit, I haven't been following my alma mater, Florida, as intently as I have in the past. They got off to a rough start which saw them utterly unable to hit the ball, so it was sort of stunning to see them right the ship and win the conference.

UF's reward for earning the #2 seed was apparently one of the toughest regionals in the country, including drawing the College of Charleston and their top-notch ace as the four seed.
   3. Nats-Homer-in-DC Posted: May 28, 2014 at 02:09 PM (#4714758)
Eric Milton and Justin Maxwell's alma mater in the tournament for the first time since the 1970s.
   4. winnipegwhip Posted: May 28, 2014 at 04:55 PM (#4714877)
If Florida State got to Omaha and won it, would ESPN make a bigger deal out of Mike Martin winning the CWS or Jameis Winston winning both the CWS and BCS Championships in the same year?

Seriously I would think for them the latter would be the bigger story.
   5. TerpNats Posted: June 02, 2014 at 11:26 PM (#4717854)
Eric Milton and Justin Maxwell's alma mater in the tournament for the first time since the 1970s.
And are in the super-regionals for the first time ever, something both Florida and FSU failed to achieve this year. I'd be surprised if the Terps can conquer the Cavs and earn a trip to Omaha, but you never know.
   6. Tulo's Fishy Mullet (mrams) Posted: June 02, 2014 at 11:50 PM (#4717860)
Looks like at least 5/8 top seeds won't get out of the first week. Stanford just walked off in Bloomington to knock off IU.
   7. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: June 03, 2014 at 12:04 AM (#4717863)
Oregon State looking good though. I may go to a super regional game if they can finish this game off.
   8. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: June 03, 2014 at 12:34 AM (#4717868)
I was a little confused as to Pat's choice of pitchers, but he must know what he's doing.
   9. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: June 03, 2014 at 02:04 AM (#4717873)
Good bye Beavers. Maybe next year.
   10. Mike Emeigh Posted: June 03, 2014 at 06:19 AM (#4717880)
9 regional hosts, of 16, knocked out in the first round. Four 3 seeds and a 4 seed get through. Only one super regional matches 2 top seeds.

This ought to be fun.

-- MWE

   11. Infinite Yost (Voxter) Posted: June 03, 2014 at 08:59 AM (#4717894)
Beavers & Ducks both eliminated over the last few days. The CWS is gonna get swallowed by the World Cup for me, I guess.
   12. stanmvp48 Posted: June 03, 2014 at 09:02 AM (#4717896)
And LSU loses two straight at home to U of H. F---g Texas gets to host a super regional. Arggh.

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