Texas Tech, TCU get national seeds in NCAA Tournament
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Pac-12 champion Oregon State has been chosen the No. 1 overall seed for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament.
The NCAA announced the national seeds and 64-tournament field on Monday.
Oregon State (49-4) set a conference record with 27 league wins and was the nation's most dominant team all season.
North Carolina (47-12), which missed the national tournament the last two years, is No. 2 after winning 18 of its last 22 games. Florida (42-16), the top seed in 2016, is No. 3 and is followed by LSU (43-17).
The rest of the national seeds, in order, are Texas Tech (43-15), TCU (42-16), Louisville (47-10) and Stanford (40-14).
Play begins Friday in 16 regionals. Winners advance to eight, best-of-three super regionals. Those winners move on to the College World Series in Omaha.