Founders Park selected as regional host site for NCAA tournament
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Gamecocks will officially be staying home for their regional next weekend.
Now the question becomes who they will be facing, and what seed they will take into the postseason.
The NCAA revealed the 16 host sites for the first round regionals in the NCAA Tournament on Sunday night, and Founders Park was listed as one of the final selections.
The Gamecocks will learn tomorrow at noon that three other teams will be playing in this regional, and what seed they will take into the postseason.
South Carolina takes a 33-21 record (16-14 in SEC play) into the playoffs after an early first-round exit in the SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala. earlier this week.
The 16 regional sites, with host institutions, are as follows:
Austin, Texas – Texas
Columbia, South Carolina – South Carolina
Eugene, Oregon – Oregon
Fayetteville, Arkansas – Arkansas
Fort Worth, Texas – TCU
Gainesville, Florida – Florida
Greenville, North Carolina – East Carolina
Knoxville, Tennessee – Tennessee
Lubbock, Texas – Texas Tech
Nashville, Tennessee – Vanderbilt
Oxford, Mississippi – Ole Miss
South Bend, Indiana – Notre Dame
Stanford, California – Stanford
Starkville, Mississippi – Mississippi State
Ruston, Louisiana – Louisiana Tech
Tucson, Arizona – Arizona