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Two-time defending NCAA champion Oklahoma was awarded the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Division I Championship for the fourth straight season.
The NCAA bracket was unveiled on Sunday night during a Selection Show special on ESPN2.
Regional play is scheduled for Friday-Sunday, with Super Regionals played May 25-27 and the Women’s College World Series from June 1-9 in Oklahoma City.
The top 16 seeds host regionals and the top 8 seeds will all have a chance to host games through the Super Regionals should they advance.
The top 8 seeds were: No. 1 Oklahoma, No. 2 UCLA, No. 3 Florida State, No. 4 Tennessee, No. 5 Alabama, No. 6 Oklahoma State, No. 7 Washington and No. 8 Duke.
Rounding out the top 16 seeds as regional hosts were: No. 9 Stanford, No. 10 LSU, No. 11 Arkansas, No. 12 Northwestern, No. 13 Texas, No. 14 Georgia, No. 15 Utah and No. 16 Clemson.