GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Eight Atlantic Coast Conference teams will be among the 64-team field when the 2023 NCAA Division I Baseball Championship gets underway this Friday.
As first announced Sunday night, ACC champion Clemson will be a regional host, along with Atlantic Division winner Wake Forest, Coastal Division winner Virginia and Miami. Boston College, Duke, North Carolina and NC State were also announced as 2023 participants as the completed NCAA bracket was unveiled Monday afternoon.
Wake Forest (47-10) was awarded the tournament’s No. 1 overall seed as it landed a spot in the NCAA bracket for the 15th time and second year in a row. The Demon Deacons became the seventh ACC program to earn the No. 1 overall seed since the NCAA went to the current format in 1999 and the first from the conference since North Carolina in 2013.
Clemson landed a No. 4 national seed, while Virginia is seeded seventh and Miami ninth. Miami’s appearance in this year’s NCAA tournament will be its 49th all-time, which ranks third nationally.
The NCAA Regionals will be played Friday, June 2 through Monday, June 5. The ACC’s eight selections to the field rank second nationally among all conferences.
The ACC has placed at least six teams in the NCAA tournament for 19 straight years. This is the seventh year since 2010 that at least eight ACC teams have landed spots in the field.
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