NEW YORK (AP) -- Florida State, ranked No. 1 at times this
season, is among five Atlantic Coast Conference schools selected as
host sites for the NCAA Division I baseball tournament.
The others are Miami, North Carolina, North Carolina State and
Virginia. The ACC also had a tournament-high five hosts last year.
Sixteen schools were chosen Sunday to host games in the 64-team
tournament, which starts Friday.
The Pac-12 is second with four schools -- Arizona, Oregon,
Stanford and UCLA. The Southeastern Conference has three, with
Florida, LSU and two-time defending College World Series champion
Also selected as hosts are: Baylor, Purdue, Rice and Texas A&M.
The regional hosted by Purdue will be played at U.S. Steel Yard in
Gary, Ind., because of stadium construction.