wnol.info June 23 2018

Seminoles win ACC baseball tournament championship in extra innings

June 23 2018, 04:37 | Van Peters

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FSU is one of six ACC teams in the postseason, joined by No. 6 national seed North Carolina, No. 10 overall seed Clemson and No. 16 overall seed North Carolina State. "I'm excited. Not only are we getting back a great player but his leadership qualities will be what we need for this team and where we are now".

After a year hiatus, SC is back in the NCAA Tournament. It would be the first of six straight games in the series played in that city to the southeast.

Up next, the Cards will find out their NCAA Baseball Tournament draw on Monday, May 28th at noon on ESPNU.

Extra Innings: Florida State likely sealed a top-8 national seed with its win on Sunday. Baseball America projects a trip to NC State (Raleigh, N.C.). They sat No. 13 in RPI at the conclusion of Sunday's conference title games.

Regionals will be played from June 1 through June 4.

It just wasn't quite enough to keep the team at home this weekend.

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That is changing this year, with the baseball tournament moving to the softball model that includes teams being seeded 1-16, so it is hard to speculate which of the other regionals might be paired with the Fayetteville Regional.

Florida State forward Phil Cofer, an instrumental contributor to the Seminoles' Elite Eight run last season, was granted a fifth year of eligibility by the NCAA, the school announced on Friday. Auburn will be a No. 2 seed in one of those Regionals.

Hosting a regional or super regional gives a college baseball team nearly a 70 percent chance of advancing, per the NCAA.

The Corvallis Regional was the final region to be unveiled on the selection show.

Last year, the Gators entered the NCAA Tournament as the No. 3 seed after a strong second half of the regular season and fought its way through each round of the postseason before sweeping LSU in the CWS championship series to win the program's first national championship.

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