As the college baseball regular season winds down, attention turns to conference championships and the road to Omaha. The NCAA baseball selection show airs on May 25 at noon on ESPN U. For those unfamiliar with the process, the committee begins with eight national seeds. The national seeds are guaranteed to host through Super Regionals. Similarly to basketball, the committee then forms a 64-team field with automatic bids from conference championships and at-large bids. Once the field is selected, teams compete in four double-elimination stages. The first stage of the tournament is Regionals. There are 16 locations for the Regionals with most number one seeds hosting.

Other seeds can host if the NCAA approves their bid before the tournament starts. The 16 champions meet in Super Regionals, with the higher seed hosting a best-of-three series. Finally, the eight Super Regional winners advance to the College World Series, a double-elimination competition that culminates in a best-of-three final.

Latest college baseball RPI

Below are projections with the team’s RPI in parenthesis. Conference champions were determined by the conference standings as of May 6.

* – National Seed

^ – Conference Champion

Los Angeles Regional

1. UCLA^* (4)

2. Bradley (16)

3. Cal-State Fullerton (34)

4. Wagner^ (188)

Baton Rouge Regional

1. LSU* (6)

2. Memphis (56)

3. Louisiana Lafayette (54)

4. Alabama State^ (133)

Louisville Regional

1. Louisville^* (14)

2. College of Charleston^ (24)

3. Virginia (37)

4. Central Michigan^ (102)

College Station Regional

1. Texas A&M^* (3)

2. Houston^ (17)

3. UC-Irvine (35)

4. St. Louis^ (96)

Tallahassee Regional

1. Florida State* (5)

2. Auburn (15)

3. UNC-Wilmington (30)

4. Rider^ (101)

Coral Gables Regional

1. Miami* (2)

2. Maryland (51)

3. Missouri (59)

4. Mercer^ (124)

Fort Worth Regional

1. TCU^* (7)

2. Rice (33)

3. Oral Roberts^ (40)

4. St. John’s^ (66)

Champaign Regional

1. Illinois^* (11)

2. Arkansas (39)

3. Notre Dame (47)

4. Stony Brook^ (87)

Nashville Regional

1. Vanderbilt (13)

2. Ohio State (19)

3. Middle Tennessee St^ (60)

4. Navy^ (214)

Stillwater Regional

1. Oklahoma State (12)

2. Missouri State^ (9)

3. Ole Miss (18)

4. Southeast Missouri State^ (113)

Boca Raton Regional

1. Florida Atlantic (10)

2. South Florida (29)

3. Southeastern Louisiana^ (31)

4. Columbia^ (65)

Los Angeles Regional

1. UC-Santa Barbara^ (21)

2. USC (23)

3. Kentucky (36)

4. San Diego^ (83)

Tempe Regional

1. Arizona State (27)

2. Iowa (26)

3. Nevada^ (45)

4. Grand Canyon^ (146)

Gainesville Regional

1. Florida (8)

2. Georgia Tech (25)

3. North Florida^ (50)

4. South Alabama^ (89)

Dallas Regional

1. Dallas Baptist (1)

2. Oregon State (32)

3. Nebraska (28)

4. Wright State^ (68)

Chapel Hill Regional

1. North Carolina (20)

2. Coastal Carolina (22)

3. Radford^ (18)

4. Norfolk State^ (249)

First Four Out: East Carolina, Tulane, Connecticut, Michigan State

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