College Baseball Tournament Projections 4.22.16

The Florida Gators (34-6) take the top overall seed in the season’s first tournament projection. The Gators are tops in nearly every poll and have yet to show major weakness heading into the latter half of the college baseball season.

Top Eight Seeds

  1. Florida
  2. Louisville
  3. Texas A&M
  4. Miami, Florida
  5. Texas Tech
  6. LSU
  7. TCU
  8. Coastal Carolina

Second Eight Host Seeds

  • Bryant
  • Florida State
  • North Carolina
  • North Carolina State
  • Ole Miss
  • South Carolina
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • Vanderbilt

Last Four In

  • California
  • Georgia Tech
  • Ohio State
  • St. Marys

First Four Out

  • Virginia
  • Gonzaga
  • Austin Peay State
  • Maryland 

Top Teams by Region

  • North                       Minnesota
  • South                       Texas A&M
  • Central East           Louisville
  • Northeast               Bryant
  • Northwest              Oregon State
  • Southeast               Florida
  • Southwest              UC Santa Barbara

Conferences with more than one entrant

  • Atlantic Coast (9)
  • Southeastern (9)
  • Big Ten (4)
  • Big 12 (3)
  • Conference USA (3)
  • Pac-12 (3)
  • Southland (3)
  • Big West (2)
  • Missouri Valley (2)
  • Ohio Valley (2)
  • Sun Belt (2)
  • The American (2)
  • West Coast (2)

Auto bids by Conference

  • America East         Hartford
  • Atlantic 10             VCU
  • Atlantic Coast        Louisville
  • Atlantic Sun           North Florida
  • Big 12                      Texas Tech
  • Big East                   Creighton
  • Big South                Coastal Carolina
  • Big Ten                    Minnesota
  • Big West                  UC Santa Barbara
  • Colonial Athletic   UNC Wilmington
  • Conference USA   Florida Atlantic
  • Horizon                   Wright State
  • Ivy                             Princeton
  • MEAC                       Florida A&M
  • Metro Atlantic      Canisius
  • Mid-American       Kent State
  • Missouri Valley     Missouri State
  • Mountain West    New Mexico
  • Northeast               Bryant
  • Ohio Valley            Southeast Missouri State
  • Pac-12                     Oregon State
  • Patriot                     Navy
  • Southeastern         Florida
  • Southern                 UNC Greensboro
  • Southland               Southeastern Louisiana
  • Sun Belt                  South Alabama
  • SWAC                       Alabama State
  • The American        East Carolina
  • The Summit           Oral Roberts
  • West Coast            BYU
  • WAC                         Seattle 

# Teams by Region

  • Southeast               17
  • South                       15
  • Mid-Atlantic          14
  • Southwest              7
  • North                       5
  • Northeast               4
  • Northwest              2

Brackets

(Columns are as follows – National Seed, Regional Seed, Overall Record, SOS, SOV, Conference)
NOTE: Brackets are paired by Super Regional matchups
1
1
Florida
34-6
0.594
0.582
Southeastern
2
Clemson
25-12
0.571
0.514
Atlantic Coast
3
Southern Miss
27-11
0.514
0.474
Conference USA
4
Jacksonville State
25-11
0.476
0.452
Ohio Valley
1
NC State
26-11
0.601
0.582
Atlantic Coast
2
UNC Wilmington
24-9
0.532
0.493
Colonial Athletic
3
Georgia
21-18
0.622
0.594
Southeastern
4
Canisius
18-18
0.453
0.411
Metro Atlantic
8
1
Coastal Carolina
29-10
0.557
0.53
Big South
2
Lamar
26-10
0.514
0.503
Southland
3
Duke
21-17
0.595
0.548
Atlantic Coast
4
Wright State
24-12
0.449
0.4
Horizon
1
Vanderbilt
29-8
0.523
0.488
Southeastern
2
Creighton
25-8
0.48
0.44
Big East
3
East Carolina
24-13
0.55
0.531
The American
4
Hartford
22-12
0.489
0.472
America East
4
1
Miami, Florida
29-6
0.537
0.506
Atlantic Coast
2
Mississippi State
25-12
0.591
0.541
Southeastern
3
Navy
29-11
0.407
0.388
Patriot
4
Ohio State
24-12
0.451
0.432
Big Ten
1
Ole Miss
28-10
0.585
0.545
Southeastern
2
Florida Atlantic
27-8
0.502
0.497
Conference USA
3
North Florida
26-14
0.518
0.488
Atlantic Sun
4
Georgia Tech
25-12
0.543
0.505
Atlantic Coast
5
1
Texas Tech
30-10
0.546
0.531
Big 12
2
Southeast Missouri State
27-10
0.44
0.366
Ohio Valley
3
California
22-11
0.522
0.492
Pac-12
4
Cal State Fullerton
22-13
0.533
0.496
Big West
1
Florida State
25-11
0.596
0.556
Atlantic Coast
2
Southeastern Louisiana
26-12
0.501
0.456
Southland
3
Missouri State
27-8
0.427
0.397
Missouri Valley
4
VCU
26-12
0.473
0.447
Atlantic 10

 

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