Chapel Hill Regional Preview: Potential UNC-LSU showdown tantalizes; Wofford lurks


Checking the Field

North Carolina won the ACC by two games and earned the No. 4 national seed, but the Tar Heels drew a scary No. 2 seed in reigning national champion LSU, a preseason top-five team that fell into a 3-12 hole to start SEC play, then reeled off 18 wins in their final 24 games to cruise into regionals. Wofford also reached the 40-win mark and finished inside the top 50 of the RPI after a strong stretch run, which was capped with a SoCon tournament championship, sending the Terriers to their first regional since 2016.[…]