Tech picked as No. 8 national seed in NCAA regional, set to play Army West Point 3 p.m. Friday

Tech picked as No. 8 national seed in NCAA regional, set to play Army West Point 3 p.m. Friday
Source: Texas Tech Athletics Twitter

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Texas Tech will be a No. 8 national seed heading into the NCAA regional tournament and will play Army West Point at 3 p.m. on Friday in Lubbock.

Dan Law Field was announced as one of the 16 sites for the NCAA Division I Baseball Championship. The only other Big XII schools hosting a regional tournament are Oklahoma State in Oklahoma City and West Virginia in Morgantown, West Virginia.

Texas Tech is 39-17 and won the Big 12 Regular Season Championship. Winners of the Lubbock regional will play against the winner of the Oklahoma regional and could, afterward, go to the College World Series.

The other two teams playing in Lubbock will be Florida and Dallas Baptist University, those teams will play at 7 p.m. Friday.

Hosting the tournament again is a milestone for Texas Tech baseball, as it is the only team in the county to host a regional for four consecutive years, according to the NCAA. The tally for Tech as a regional host is now seven; in 1996,1997, 1999, 2016, 2017, 2018 and this year.

Season ticket holders and Red Raider Club members may request tickets online here and have until 5 p.m. Tuesday to do so. Tech is only offering all-session passes and if seats remain after the request period, then the remaining tickets will go on sale to the general public 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Games will be broadcast online on ESPN 3.

The full NCAA Baseball bracket can be found here:

The NCAA has released the full bracket for the Division I Baseball Championship. (Source: NCAA Baseball)
The NCAA has released the full bracket for the Division I Baseball Championship. (Source: NCAA Baseball)

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