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Monday Links O' War: May 25, 2015

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The NCAA releases their national seeds for college baseball today at 11:00 CT. Tune into ESPNU at 11 a.m. this morning to see them see them fill in the 64-team bracket and reveal the #ToadToOmaha. Also, some good football hype and the track team is heading to regionals.

Baseball
TCU named host site for opening-round NCAA regional baseball | Fort Worth Star Telegram

TCU was named one of the 16 regional hosts for the opening round of the baseball playoffs, the NCAA announced Sunday. It is the second consecutive year and fifth time the Horned Frogs will host one of the four-team double-elimination tournaments.

Hairopoulos: Four Texas schools to host NCAA baseball regionals, but suspense not over yet | The Dallas Morning News

Dallas Baptist, Texas A&M and TCU are among the 16 teams deemed worthy of hosting regionals in the NCAA baseball championship, the selection committee announced Sunday night.

But the suspense isn’t over.  A&M, TCU and perhaps DBU all have made cases to be considered for national seeds, but none is a lock. Teams that earn national seeds are rewarded by getting to host super regionals if they advance out of the four-team, double-elimination regionals that will be held Friday through Monday, June 1.

Baseball To Host Watch Party Monday

The TCU baseball team will host an NCAA Selection Show watch party Monday morning at 10:45 in the Champions Club at Amon G. Carter Stadium. The Champions Club is located on the second floor of the west side of the football stadium.

Football
Easy to defend: Gary Patterson breaks down TCU's strategy against Ole Miss | FoxSports.com

TCU's defense completely shut down the Ole Miss offense in the 2015 Peach Bowl.  The Rebels finished the game with 10 first downs, 129 total yards of offense, nine rushing yards and four turnovers.  Five months removed from the game, Gary Patterson discussed the team's incredibly simple defensive game plan that focused exclusively on tight end Evan Engram.

Sporting News ranks Gary Patterson, Art Briles among top five coaches in college football | The Dallas Morning News

TCU head coach Gary Patterson and Baylor coach Art Briles both ranked in the top five in the Sporting News’ college football coaches rankings.

We all know who should be ranked higher.  Did they get it right?

Track and Field
TCU Qualifies 13, Two Relays for Prelims | GoFrogs.com

Thirteen individuals and two relays from the TCU track and field teams qualified for the NCAA West Preliminaries set for May 28-30 in Austin, it was announced today.