BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - The Southeastern Conference is adding
two teams and one day to the league baseball tournament.
Commissioner Mike Slive said Monday that the tournament will go
to 10 teams starting with the upcoming season. It will also start
on Tuesday instead of Wednesday.
Games played through Friday are double elimination, while single
elimination games start on Saturday in the six-day tournament.
The East and West division champions will have the top two seeds
and first-round byes. The other participants will be seeded based
on conference winning percentage.
The SEC has expanded to 14 teams with the additions of Missouri
and Texas A&M.
The 2012 tournament will be held May 22-27 at Regions Park in
SEC teams have won the last three national championships,
including two straight by South Carolina..