For the third year in a row the Missouri Tigers will host an NCAA softball regional. After sweeping Iowa State and getting Baylor to beat Texas, the Tigers claimed the Big 12 championship and now they will Indiana, Illinois State and DePaul next weekend. The Tigers will open Friday night at 6:30 against Illinois State.
Missouri won their second regular season Big 12 title this past weekend after sweeping Iowa State on Saturday to finish the conference season with a 15-3 record. On Sunday, Baylor knocked off Texas by a 2-1 final to give Mizzou the outright championship, as the Longhorns finished at 14-4 during Big 12 play.
SCHEDULE (all times are CT)
Friday, May 20
•4 p.m. – Game One: DePaul vs. Indiana
•6:30 p.m. – Game Two: Missouri vs. Illinois State
Saturday, May 21
•Noon – Game Three: Winner G1 vs. Winner G2
•2:30 p.m. – Game Four: Loser G1 vs. Loser G2 (loser eliminated)
•5 p.m. – Game Five: Loser G3 vs. Winner G4 (loser eliminated)
Sunday, May 22
•1 p.m. – Game Six: Winner G3 vs. Winner G5
•3 p.m. – Game Seven (if necessary)