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Knoxville-hosted NCAA regional baseball game sold out

The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 16 regional sites for the 74th annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship.
Published: May. 30, 2021 at 8:59 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 1, 2021 at 2:48 PM EDT
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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) - The NCAA Division I Baseball Committee announced the 16 regional sites for the 74th annual NCAA Division I Baseball Championship on May 30, and Knoxville was chosen to host one of the regional baseball games.

Officials with the University of Tennessee athletic department announced Tuesday that tickets for the game have sold out. The public will not be able to get any more tickets to the game, but a few tickets were reserved for students.

“A few tickets in the bleachers down the RF line and standing room only tickets out on the DECK by the playground in right field are being reserved for the first 300 students,” the announcement said. The cost of those tickets will be covered by Danny White and the athletic department, officials said.

The full list of the 16 regional sites, with host institutions and records, are as follows:

Austin, Texas - Texas (42-15)

Columbia, South Carolina – South Carolina (33-21)

Eugene, Oregon – Oregon (37-14)

Fayetteville, Arkansas – Arkansas (46-10)

Fort Worth, Texas – TCU (39-17); through games played 5/29/2021

Gainesville, Florida – Florida (38-20)

Greenville, North Carolina – East Carolina (41-15)

Knoxville, Tennessee – Tennessee (45-16)

Lubbock, Texas – Texas Tech (36-15)

Nashville, Tennessee – Vanderbilt (40-15)

Oxford, Mississippi – Ole Miss (41-19)

Ruston, Louisiana – Louisiana Tech (40-18)

South Bend, Indiana – Notre Dame (30-11)

Stanford, California – Stanford (33-14)

Starkville, Mississippi – Mississippi St. (40-15)

Tucson, Arizona – Arizona (40-15)

Each regional field features four teams, playing in a double-elimination format. All 16 regionals are scheduled to be conducted from Friday, June 4 to Monday, June 7 (if necessary).

Tennessee is hosting for the sixth time.

The full 64 team field, top-16 national seeds, first-round regional pairings and site assignments will be announced at Noon (ET), Monday, May 31. The one-hour program will be shown live on ESPN2. The committee will set the entire 64-team bracket through both the super regionals and the first round of the Men’s College World Series and will not reseed the field after play begins.

Selection of the eight super regional hosts will be announced on www.NCAA.com/cws, Tuesday, June 8 at approximately 8 a.m. (ET). All eight super regional hosts will be selected from the 16 regional hosts.

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