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 USF beginning on Saturday.
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. Starting Friday, Texas Tech will face Stanford in a best-of-three games series.
Oklahoma State was eliminated by UC Santa Barbara, while TCU’s season ended with a loss to Oregon State.