Texas and Texas Tech have punched tickets to the NCAA Championship Super Regionals with 3-0 performances at their respective regionals. This is the third-consecutive tournament and fourth out of the last five at least two Big 12 teams have reached the NCAA Championship Super Regionals.
The No. 2 overall seeded Longhorns advanced by winning every contest with seven or more runs and combining for 33 runs on the weekend. UT (45-15) collected wins over No. 4-seed Southern (11-0) and No. 2-seed Arizona State (10-3) to advance to the Austin Regional Championship. Texas used a 12-2 victory over Fairfield to secure a spot in its 11th Super Regional and first since 2018. UT will host the winner of the Gainesville Regional (South Alabama/South Florida) next weekend.
Texas Tech, the No. 8 national seed, advanced to its fifth Super Regional since 2014 with a sweep over the weekend. The Red Raiders (39-15) picked up wins over No. 4-seed Army (6-3) and No. 3 North Carolina (7-2) to advance to the championship. TTU collected an 8-2 win over No. 2-seed UCLA to win the Lubbock Regional. Next weekend, Texas Tech will face the winner of the Stanford Regional (Stanford/UC Irvine).
Oklahoma State was eliminated by UC Santa Barbara, while TCU’s season ended with a loss to Oregon State.
Full Super Regional schedules will be announced on Tuesday morning.
2021 NCAA Championship Regional Results
Austin Regional hosted by Texas
#1 Texas 11, #4 Southern 0
#1 Texas 10, #2 Arizona State 3
#1 Texas 12, #3 Fairfield 2 (Texas advances to Austin Super Regional)
Fort Worth Regional hosted by TCU
#1 TCU 12, #4 McNeese 4
#3 Dallas Baptist 8, #1 TCU 6
#2 Oregon State 3, #1 TCU 2 (TCU Eliminated)
Lubbock Regional hosted by Texas Tech
#1 Texas Tech 6, #4 Army 3
#1 Texas Tech 7, #3 North Carolina 2
#1 Texas Tech 8, #2 UCLA 2 (Texas Tech advances to Lubbock Super Regional)
Tucson Regional hosted by Arizona
#3 UC Santa Barbara 14, #2 Oklahoma State 4
#2 Oklahoma State 5, #4 Grand Canyon 3
#3 UC Santa Barbara 13, #2 Oklahoma State 3 (Oklahoma State Eliminated)