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ELOOnline: NCAA Softball Tournament Projections I

Posted By Eric Lopez On April 22, 2013 @ 8:37 PM In College,Legacy | No Comments

[1]Each week until Sunday May 12th when selection show will take place  I will post my projections for the 64 team NCAA Tournament in Womens College Softball as well as I be posting College Baseball projections as well. Hope you enjoy as we break it down by conference and who will host etc.

National Seeds  and host sites. Top 8 seeds would host regional and super regional.

1- Oklahoma     (39-3)   RPI (1)

2- Florida          (45-5)   RPI (2)

3- Oregon          (38-6) (RPI 4)

4- Texas             (39-6) (RPI 3)

5-Tennessee    (42-6)   RPI (6)

6-Alabama       (40-7)  RPI (5)

7- Michigan      (39-7)  RPI (9)

8- LSU               (37-11) RPI (7)

9- Washington  (34-13)  RPI(8)

10- Louisville      (42-6) RPI (11)

11- Nebraska      ( 34-10)  RPI (10)

12- Arizona State (39-7)  RPI (13)

13- Missouri    (26-7)   RPI (15)

14- California  (35-9)   RPI (12)

15- Kentucky  (34-14)  RPI (14)

16- UCLA       (30-15) RPI (21)

In Contention to Host,  Texas A&M , Stanford, South Alabama, Louisiana Lafeyette, Florida State.

64 Team Field by Conference. (RPI Ranking)

ACC (4) – Florida State (23)  , Virginia Tech (32),  North Carolina (38), NC State (40)

Big 12 (3) – Oklahoma (1), Texas (3) , Baylor (26),

Big East (4) – Louisville (11), USF  (41), DePaul (43), Notre Dame (49)

Big Ten (6) – Michigan (9), Nebraska (10),  Iowa (22), Wisconsin (27) , Minnesota (34), Northwestern (47)

CAA (2) – Hofstra (31), James Madison (37)

C-USA (3) – Tulsa  (24) , UAB (33), Houston (42)

Pac 12 (8) – Oregon (4), Washington (8), California (12), Arizona State (13), Stanford (18), UCLA (21), Arizona (28), Oregon State (36)

SEC (10) – Florida (2), Alabama (5), Tennessee (6), LSU (7),Kentucky (14), Missouri (15), Texas A&M (17), Miss State (25), Arkansas (29), Georgia (35)

Sun Belt (3) – South Alabama (16), Louisiana Lafeyette  (19) , Western Kentucky  (30)

Conferences  that bubble teams need to watch if there is an upset.

Big West- Hawai’i (20)

Atlantic Sun- USC Upstate (39)

MVC-  Illinois State (44),

Mountain West-  San Diego State (45)

Last 4 In-  Northwestern,  Notre Dame,  James Madison, DePaul

Last 4 Out,  Florida Gulf Coast (46),  Ohio State (54), Texas Tech (55), South Carolina (48)

 

Key Games  this weekend

(5) Alabama  at (7)  LSU  –    Alabama Head Coach Pat Murphy returns to Baton Rouge for the first time since he accepted the LSU Job in the summer of 2011 only to change his mind and stay at Alabama. LSU fans been waiting for this series since.

(9) Michigan  at (10)  Nebraska  –    Michigan trying to go Undefeated in the Big 10 conference, biggest threat is Nebraska who host Michigan  and looks to improve on resume to host.

(4) Oregon  at (21) UCLA  –  Oregon has a chance to take complete control of Pac 12 championships while UCLA looking to keep on moving up in the Pac 12 standings and put themselves in positions to host.

 

Eric Lopez is the producer of The David Baumann Show  which comes to you  live Monday through Friday 6-9am from the Sports Talk 1080 Studios in  Orlando.

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