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2020 Crystal Ball: Preseason Field Of 64

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The college baseball season is finally here … it’s Opening Day. And that means it’s never too early to take a look into the crystal ball.

Though much obviously will change between now and June, here’s how the Field of 64 would look if everything went the way our staff believes it will.

The most notable thing about our preseason projections is the mass representation from the Southeastern Conference and Atlantic Coast Conference. The SEC has recently gotten 10 teams into the NCAA tournament, so perhaps you won’t be too surprised by that. But how about the ACC with 10 teams as well? And you could make an argument for a team like Boston College. It seems like it’s going to be a strong year for the ACC, so stay tuned.

The Pac-12 and Big 12 are next in the pecking order with five teams a piece, while the Big Ten has four representatives with Nebraska and Iowa worth watching as well. Other multi-bid leagues include the American, Conference USA, Missouri Valley and Sun Belt, each with two bids.

Without further ado, our Preseason Field of 64:

 

D1Baseball's Projected Field of 64: Preseason 2020
LOUISVILLEDURHAM
1 Louisville* (1)1 Duke (16)
4 Quinnipiac*4 Norfolk State*
3 Missouri State3 Coastal Carolina*
2 Minnesota2 East Carolina*
NASHVILLESTANFORD
1 Vanderbilt* (2)1 Stanford (15)
4 Jackson State*4 Sacramento State*
3 UNC Wilmington*3 Gonzaga*
2 Virginia2 Texas A&M
CORAL GABLESLOS ANGELES
1 Miami (3)1 UCLA (14)
4 Pennsylvania*4 Kent State*
3 Florida Atlantic3 Cal State Fullerton*
2 South Carolina2 TCU
GAINESVILLEBATON ROUGE
1 Florida (4)1 LSU (13)
4 Florida Gulf Coast*4 Seton Hall*
3 Campbell*3 Houston
2 Georgia Tech2 Oklahoma
LUBBOCKANN ARBOR
1 Texas Tech* (5)1 Michigan* (12)
4 Oral Roberts*4 Wright State*
3 Sam Houston State3 Oregon State
2 Arizona2 Wake Forest
ATHENSSTARKVILLE
1 Georgia (6)1 Mississippi State (11)
4 Samford*4 Jacksonville State*
3 Ohio State3 Southern Miss
2 NC State2 North Carolina
PHOENIXTALLAHASSEE
1 Arizona State* (7)1 Florida State (10)
4 Binghamton*4 Bryant*
3 San Diego State3 South Alabama
2 Oklahoma State2 Ole Miss
FAYETTEVILLEAUBURN
1 Arkansas (8)1 Auburn (9)
4 Army*4 Fordham*
3 Clemson3 Indiana*
2 Dallas Baptist*2. Texas
Projected automatic bids indicated by *

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