NCAA 2014 Regional Previews, Super Regional Pairings

2014 NCAA regional bracket

Photo Oregon State Athletics

The NCAA announced the 2014 Regionals pairings for the upcoming tournament along with the eight teams that will be the National Seeds for hosting the Super Regionals. The National Seeds will be Oregon State, Florida, Virginia, Florida State, Indiana, Louisiana, Texas Christian and Louisiana State.

Oregon State, the Pacific 12 Champion, takes the No. 1 overall seed and will host a potential Super Regional with the Stillwater Regional winner that Big 12 regular season champion Oklahoma State is hosting. Southeastern Conference regular season champion Florida is the No. 2 seed and will host a Super Regional against the winner of the Corvallis Regional hosted by Atlantic Coast regular season champion Miami.

Virginia wraps up the No. 3 seed and will host a Super Regional against the Regional South Carolina is hosting. Big 10 champion Indiana snags the No. 4 seed and hosts the Bloomington Regional and will host a Super Regional against the Nashville Regional winner hosted by Vanderbilt.

The No. 5 seed goes to Florida State who will host the Tallahassee Regional and the eventual the Super Regional against Louisville Regional winner being hosted by American Athletic Conference regular season champion Louisville. Louisiana has the No. 6 seed and hosts the Lafayette Regional and will host a Super Regional tilt with the winner of the Oxford Regional hosted by Ole Miss.

Big 12 tournament champion TCU is the No. 7 seed and hosts the Fort Worth Regional against Big West champion Cal Poly’s San Louis Obispo Regional winner. LSU is the No. 8 seed, hosting the Baton Rouge Regional and hosting the Super Regional against the winner of the Houston Regional hosted by Conference USA champ Rice.

The SEC led the way by getting 10 bids while the ACC is second with seven followed by a tie for third between the Big 12 and Pac 12 with five each and in fifth Big West with four. The American Athletic, Big 10, Big South, Conference USA, Missouri Valley, Mountain West and Southland Conference’s each received two bids into the Regionals.

*National Seed is in parenthesis, Regionals are listed beside Super Regional match-up*

Super Regional
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Corvallis, Ore. Stillwater, Okla.
1 Oregon State (1) 1 Oklahoma State
4 North Dakota State* 4 Binghamton*
2 UNLV 2 Nebraska
3 UC Irvine 3 Cal State Fullerton
Super Regional
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Baton Rouge, La. Houston, Texas
1 LSU* (8) 1 Rice
4 Southeastern Louisiana* 4 George Mason*
2 Houston* 2 Texas
3 Bryant* 3 Texas A&M
Super Regional
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Tallahassee, Fla. Louisville, Ky.
1 Florida State (5) 1 Louisville
4 Georgia Southern* 4 Kent State*
2 Alabama 2 Kentucky
3 Kennesaw State* 3 Kansas
Super Regional
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Bloomington, Ind. Nashville, Tenn.
1 Indiana* (4) 1 Vanderbilt
4 Youngstown State* 4 Xavier*
2 Indiana State 2 Oregon
3 Stanford 3 Clemson
Super Regional
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Gainesville, Fla. Miami, Fla.
1 Florida (2) 1 Miami
4 College of Charleston* 4 Bethune-Cookman*
2 Long Beach State 2 Texas Tech
3 North Carolina 3 Columbia*
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Fort Worth, Texas San Luis Obispo, Ca.
1 TCU* (7) 1 Cal Poly*
4 Siena* 4 Saramento State*
2 Dallas Baptist* 2 Arizona State
3 Sam Houston State 3 Pepperdine*
Super Regional
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Lafayette, La. Oxford, Miss.
1 Louisiana Lafayette* (6) 1 Ole Miss
4 Jackson State* 4 Jacksonville State*
2 Mississippi State 2 Washington
3 Jackson State* 3 Georgia Tech*
Super Regional
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Charlottesville, Va. Columbia, S.C.
1 Virginia (3) 1 South Carolina
4 Campbell* 4 Bucknell*
2 Arkansas 2 Maryland
3 Liberty 3 Old Dominion

 

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