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Which SEC Baseball Teams Punched a Ticket, Were Eliminated, And Are Still in the Ring

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The 2023 SEC Basketball Tournament. Photo by RTI.

After 10 teams from the Southeastern Conference joined the masses and entered the ring on Friday, only three SEC competitors are left standing on Monday morning with a few more waiting to see if they can triumph forward or will fall into elimination.

Tennessee advanced to the Super Regional round this weekend after defeating (4) Clemson and Charlotte en route to the Clemson Regional victory. (15) South Carolina and (16) Alabama have also punched their tickets to the Super Regional round after winning the Columbia and Tuscaloosa Regionals, respectively.

Alabama will now travel to (1) Wake Forest while South Carolina potentially awaits an SEC East foe.

(6) Vanderbilt and (13) Auburn are the only two SEC teams that were eliminated from their home sites prior to the end of Sunday. Oregon advanced out of the Nashville Region while Auburn’s loss opened up the door to Tennessee potentially hosting the Super Regional round. The Vols will take on the winner of Southern Miss and Penn, which will be played on Monday afternoon.

Speaking of games being played on Monday, there are quite a few of them. Bad weather forced several host sites into alternate plans throughout the weekend with anywhere from seven to nine games happening on Monday.

Texas A&M will have a winner-take-all contest on Monday night against (8) Stanford to determine the winner of the Stanford Regional. (12) Kentucky, meanwhile, will have a winner-take-all game against Indiana on Monday evening to determine a winner of the Lexington Regional.

(2) Florida is also gearing up for a massive winner-take-all game against Texas Tech as the Gators try to defend home dirt in the Gainesville Regional. Florida would then host South Carolina in the Super Regional round if so.

The final two teams left to discuss are (3) Arkansas and (5) LSU. Arkansas, on the one hand, will need to beat TCU twice on Monday in order to capture the Fayetteville Regional crown. A win from TCU in either game immediately gives the Horned Frogs the advantage and eliminates the Razorbacks.

LSU, on the other, will have two chances to defeat Oregon State on Monday to capture the Baton Rouge Regional. If Oregon State were to win both games against LSU on Monday, the Tigers would then be eliminated from the tournament.

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Here’s a summarized look at what happened over the weekend and who still has games left on Monday (all times are in Eastern):

(2) Florida (3-1)

  • Defeated Florida A&M in Game 2
  • Lost to Texas Tech in Game 4
  • Defeated UConn in Game 5
  • Defeated Texas Tech in Game 6
  • Game 7 vs Texas Tech on Monday at 12:00 p.m.

(3) Arkansas (2-1)

  • Defeated Santa Clara in Game 1
  • Lost to TCU in Game 4
  • Defeated Santa Clara in Game 5
  • Game 6 vs TCU on Monday at 3 p.m.
  • Game 7 (if needed) vs TCU on Monday at 9 p.m.

(5) LSU (2-0)

  • Defeated Tulane in Game 1
  • Defeated Oregon State in Game 4
  • Game 7 vs Oregon State on Monday at 2 p.m.
  • Game 8 (if needed) vs Oregon State on Monday at 6 p.m.

(6) Vanderbilt (1-2)

  • Eliminated from the Nashville Regional
  • Defeated Eastern Illinois in Game 2
  • Lost to Oregon in Game 4
  • Lost to Xavier in Game 5

(12) Kentucky (3-1)

  • Defeated Ball State in Game 1
  • Lost to Indiana in Game 4
  • Defeated West Virginia in Game 5
  • Defeated Indiana in Game 6
  • Game 7 vs Indiana on Monday at 6 p.m.

(13) Auburn (0-2)

  • Eliminated from Auburn Regional
  • Lost to Penn in Game 2
  • Lost to Southern Miss in Game 3

(15) South Carolina (3-0)

  • Won the Columbia Regional
  • Defeated Central Connecticut State in Game 1
  • Defeated NC State in Game 4
  • Defeated Campbell in Game 6

(16) Alabama (3-0)

  • Won the Tuscaloosa Regional
  • Defeated Nichols in Game 2
  • Defeated Troy in Game 3
  • Defeated Boston College in Game 6

Tennessee (3-0)

  • Won the Clemson Regional
  • Defeated Charlotte in Game 2
  • Defeated (4) Clemson in Game 4
  • Defeated Charlotte in Game 6

Texas A&M (2-1)

  • Defeated Cal. State Fullerton in Game 2
  • Defeated Stanford in Game 4
  • Lost to Stanford in Game 6
  • Game 7 vs Stanford on Monday at 9 p.m.


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