College Softball News

Bracketology 5.0

It is the final week of the season before selection Sunday night when we find out the field of 64. Many questions still remain as majority of country will be in conference tournament action. Here how we see the field as of now with some news and notes that may help predict what we will see on Sunday night.

**Bold numbers in parentheses represents the number of teams from a given conference to receive an NCAA tournament bid. Number is parentheses behind team names represents current RPI**

ACC (5)
Florida State (5) , North Carolina (29) Virginia Tech (24) , Louisville (36), Notre Dame (34)

American (3)
South Florida (31) Tulsa (26), Houston (39)

Big East (1)
St John’s

Big 12 (4)
Oklahoma (1) , Texas (6) , Oklahoma State (12) , Texas Tech (19)

Big Ten (6)
Minnesota (8),Northwestern (11) , Michigan (16), Ohio State (37), Wisconsin (38), Illinois (44)

Pac-12 (5)
UCLA (2) ,Washington (3) , Arizona (4), Stanford (27), Arizona State (28),

SEC (13)
Alabama (7), LSU(9), Florida (10), Tennessee (13), Ole Miss (17), Auburn (21), Kentucky (15), Arkansas (22) , Mississippi State (32), South Carolina (20), Missouri (30), Georgia (25), Texas A&M (45)

A-10 (1)
Fordham

America East (1)
UMass Lowell

A-Sun (1)
Lipscomb (40)

Big Sky (1)
Weber State

Big South (1)
Longwood (74)

Big West (1)
Cal State Fullerton (46)

CAA (1)
James Madison (14)

C-USA (1)
North Texas (55)

Horizon (1)
Illinois-Chicago

Ivy (1)
Harvard

MAAC (1)
Monmouth

MAC (1)
Miami (Ohio)

MEAC (1)
Bethune-Cookman

MVC (1)
Drake (23)

MWC (3)
Colorado State (35), Boise State (33), UNLV (43)

NEC (1)
LIU-Brooklyn

OVC (1)
S.E. Missouri

Patriot (1)
Boston U

Southern (1)
North Carolina-Greensboro

Southland (1)
Sam Houston State

Summit (1)
North Dakota State (49)

Sun Belt (1)
Louisiana Lafayette (18)

SWAC (1)
Texas Southern

WAC (1)
Seattle

WCC (1)
BYU

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HOSTS AND VISITORS

No. 1 Oklahoma No. 16 Kentucky
2 - Arizona State 2 - Virginia Tech
3 - Texas A&M 3 - Ohio State
4 - UMass Lowell 4 - St. John's
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No. 2 UCLA No. 15 Northwestern
2 - Cal State Fullerton 2 - Mizzou
3- UNLV 3 - Notre Dame
4 - Monmouth 4 - UIC
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No. 3 FSU No. 14 Ole Miss
2 - USF 2 - Louisiana
3 - Mississippi St 3 - Lipscomb
4 - Harvard 4 - LIU Brooklyn
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No. 4 Alabama No. 13 Michigan
2 - Stanford 2 - Georgia
3 - Illinois 3 - Lousiville
4 - SE Missouri 4 - Miami (OH)
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No. 5 Washington No. 12 Oklahoma State
2 - Colorado State 2 - Arkansas
3 - Seattle 3 - Tulsa
4 - BYU 4 - Fordham
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No. 6 Arizona No. 11 Florida
2 - South Carolina 2 - UNC
3 - Boise State 3 - Wisconsin
4 - Weber State 4 - Bethune Cookman
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No. 7 Texas No. 10 Tennessee
2 - Auburn 2 - JMU
3 - Houston 3 - Longwood
4 - Sam Houston St 4 - UNCG
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No. 8 Minnesota No. 9 LSU
2 - Drake 2 - Texas Tech
3 - NDSU 3 - North Texas
4 - Boston U 4 - Texas Southern


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