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2012 NCAA Baseball Tournament: Baylor Named A Regional Host

Baylor has been named as one of the 16 schools to be a regional host for 2012 NCAA baseball tournament.

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The Baylor Bears have been named one of 16 school to be a regional host for the 2012 NCAA baseball tournament, and this will be the fourth time in school history to be a regional host. This season Baylor went 44-14 and 20-4 in Big 12 play.

Baylor won the Big 12 regular season but in the conference tournament they were sent to the losers bracket for falling once again to Oklahoma in the second round. They made it back to the semifinals and needed to win two games to reach the finals, but once again Oklahoma was in their way and defeated Baylor for the fifth straight time.

Despite failing to win the Big 12 tournament, Baylor was rewarded with a great regular season by landing a spot as a regional host. The entire field of 64 will be announced live on ESPNU at 12 p.m. ET on Monday.

For more coverage of Baylor baseball and the road to Omaha stay tuned to Our Daily Bears and SB Nation Dallas.

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Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.