Following their Big 12 tournament title win over Oklahoma, the Missouri Tigers learned Sunday evening that they will host an NCAA regional this weekend at University Field in Columbia.
The Tigers will be the number two seed, behind top seeded DePaul (Chicago). Illinois the three seed with Bradley (Peoria, IL) as the fourth seed.
Mizzou is hosting an NCAA Regional for the first time since 2005. The Tigers 45-9 on the year will play Illinois, who has a 29-15 record, on Friday at 5 p.m. DePaul and Bradley play at 2:30.
Missouri won the Big 12 Tournament Championship over Oklahoma, 5-0, on Sunday in Oklahoma City, Okla., to earn an automatic bid to this year’s NCAA Tournament.