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Courtesy: Mike Trummel

Texas Southern Selected to Austin Regional

Release: 05/28/2018

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - The 2018 Southwestern Athletic Conference baseball champions, Texas Southern were selected to the Austin, Texas regional for the NCAA baseball tournament as the No. 4 seed.  The Tigers will face No. 1 seed in the regional, Texas in its opening contest, which will begin at 8 p.m. CT on Friday June 1.

The regional is a double-elmination format, with the winner of the opening contest advancing in the winner's bracket and the loser falling to the loser's bracket to play an elmination game.

Texas Southern captured its second consecutive SWAC baseball title last Sunday with a 18-3 win over Grambling State.  The Tigers are making its third NCAA tournament apperance in four seasons.