OMAHA (CBSMiami/AP) — While the Miami Hurricanes are enjoying being a national seed for the first time since 2008, another team is enjoying a school first.
UCLA is the No. 1 seed in the NCAA baseball tournament for the first time.
The Division I Baseball Committee on Monday made the Pac-12 champion Bruins (42-14) the top seed over Southeastern Conference regular-season champion LSU (48-10).
The other six national seeds, in order, are: Louisville, Florida, Miami, Illinois, TCU and Missouri State.
The tournament opens Friday with 16 four-team, double-elimination regionals. Best-of-three super regionals are next week, with those winners moving to the College World Series in Omaha.
This is the third time since 2010 UCLA has earned a national seed. UCLA, which lost two of three at Oregon this past weekend, starts the tournament in Los Angeles against Cal State Bakersfield. Maryland and Mississippi also…
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