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Oklahoma Baseball Hopes to Surprise in NCAA Tournament

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Eddie Radosevich

Fear. Hope. Relief. Accomplishment. A handful of emotions the Oklahoma baseball team went through last weekend as the NCAA Committee decided its fate Monday.

Then their name was called. The season continues. Time to go back to work. The weight of the world had been lifted.

Oklahoma opens the NCAA Tournament Friday night versus East Carolina in the Charlottesville Regional. Sure, this season has gone far from expectation after last season’s run to Omaha. But the goal of a return trip is still alive after getting their postseason assignment.

“I think they’ve been really excited. For some sort of reason, it’s like a weight lifted off their shoulders,” said Skip Johnson before the Sooners final practice in Norman. “Like they were expected to go back to Omaha after playing for the national championship last year.  Click here to read more.