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National seeds that win their regionals play at home in super regionals.

Oregon State starts the tournament against Summit League champion North Dakota State. UC Irvine and UNLV also are in the Corvallis, Oregon, regional.

Beavers coach Pat Casey said his team’s No. 1 seeding didn’t come with an easy path to Omaha. Barring an upset, the Beavers would be matched against Big 12 regular-season champion Oklahoma State in a super regional.

“I have no complaints,” Casey said. “It’s a tough job, trying to balance it out. You could take every regional, and everybody would have something to say.”

Miami coach Jim Morris isn’t pleased with the prospect of his ACC regular-season champion team having to play at Florida in a super regional. Though Farrell listed Rice and Vanderbilt as teams that were edged out for national seeds, Miami was in the running for one before it lost two of three in the ACC tournament.

“You never know the rhyme or reason for where you’re going to go,” Morris said on the ESPNU selection show. “It makes no sense to me, if we’re on the borderline, to be going to possibly the No. 2 seed.”

Florida will be challenged this weekend. It will be hosting the Big West’s second-place team in Long Beach State, a North Carolina squad with lots of postseason experience, and a 41-win College of Charleston team that’s the bottom seed in the regional.

“This is probably a regional we need,” Gators coach Kevin O’Sullivan said. “We tend to play up to our competition or sometimes down to our competition.”