UF baseball eyes a second national title

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The complete field will be revealed during the NCAA Selection Show on Monday at noon (ESPNU).

OSU is expected to receive a top-eight national seed, guaranteeing home field advantage until the College World Series. - In a game of runs, No. 7 Florida State delivered the decisive shot in the title game of the 2018 ACC Championship scoring three runs in the 10th inning of Sunday afternoon's 11-8 win against the No. 24 Louisville baseball team at Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

"We've just got to get a couple guys going and get a couple guys back that have been banged up a little bit", O'Sullivan told reporters Saturday.

"Not only is he a good player for us, but he has great leadership qualities that will really, really be the type of leadership we need for this team".

Aces Brady Singer (10-1, 2.25 ERA) and Jackson Kowar (9-4, 3.21 ERA) along with closer Michael Byrne (1.99 ERA, 13 saves) lead Florida on the mound.

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In previous years, only the top eight regional hosts received a national seed and they were paired with the other regionals based on geography. And senior catcher JJ Schwarz also sat out the conference tournament with a hand injury.

This is the second NCAA Tournament berth in three years for the Gamecocks, who advanced all the way to the Super Regionals in 2016 before losing to Oklahoma State. The journey begins this week.

With a spot in the regionals clinched, Florida State (43-17) will host a regional in Tallahassee. Six Florida teams are in the tournament overall. State series in Super Regional play.

Texas (37-20) will open its 59th appearance in the NCAA tournament with a game against Texas Southern (27-26) at 8 p.m. on Friday. Troy finished as runner-up in the Sun Belt tournament, falling to Coastal Carolina in the championship game.

Florida State basketball's leading scorer from last season got a sweet assist on Friday.

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