After being named to the 2018 NCAA Baseball Tournament, Auburn and Texas A&M will be among the 15 schools to participate in postseason action in FBS football, the NCAA men’s basketball tournament and baseball during the last calendar year.
Auburn earned a No. 2 seed in the Raleigh Regional during the NCAA Tournament selection show on Monday and will face No. 3 seed Northeastern. The Tigers had previously defeated the Howlin’ Huskies in two out of three games in March, which included a no-hit performance by ace Casey Mize.
Texas A&M earned a No. 3 seed in the Austin Regional and will face No. 2 seed Indiana.
Auburn football — who were defeated Georgia in the SEC Championship Game last December — appeared in the Peach Bowl against UCF in January, which resulted in a 34-27 loss.
Texas A&M football lost 55-52 to Wake Forest in the Belk Bowl last December.
The Tigers men’s basketball team earned a share of the SEC regular-season title with Tennessee before being eliminated by Clemson in the second round of the 2018 NCAA Tournament in March.
The Aggies men’s basketball defeated Providence and North Carolina before being defeated by Michigan — which was defeated by Villanova in the National Championship Game — in the third round of the March Madness tournament.
15 schools sent teams to an 🏈 FBS Bowl, the 🏀 #NCAATournament, and the ⚾️ #RoadToOmaha:
• ACC: Clemson, Duke, FSU, NC State
• Big 12: Oklahoma, Texas, Texas Tech
• Big Ten: Ohio State, Purdue
• Pac-12: UCLA
• SEC: Auburn, TAMU
• Other: Houston, NMSU, San Diego St
— RedditCFB (@RedditCFB) May 28, 2018