BLOG: Oxford Regional set; Rebels miss out on national seed
Ole Miss missed out on a national seed and found out it will be paired with No. 3 national seed Miami for a potential super regional matchup next week.
Oxford-University Stadium will host Utah, Boston College and Tulane this weekend. Ole Miss will face PAC-12 champ Utah in the first round on Friday at 7 p.m. The game will be aired on ESPN3.
The national seeds went to Florida, Louisville, Miami, Texas A&M, Texas Tech, Mississippi State, Clemson and LSU. Ole Miss had series wins over the Cardinals and Tigers during the regular season, but LSU edged the Rebels for the final seed with a strong close to the regular season and run to the semifinals of the SEC Tournament.
Boston College went 13-15 in the ACC during the regular season and squeaked into the ACC Tournament last week, which helped the Eagles make it to the field of 64. Tulane will prove to be a tough out after taking two wins over Southern Mississippi (a No. 2 seed in the Tallahasee Regional) as well as two wins over LSU.
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