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How to watch the NCAA Softball Selection Show

The road to Oklahoma City begins Sunday

Photo via @AZAthletics on Twitter

The Arizona Wildcats’ road to Oklahoma City starts Sunday when they will find out their NCAA Tournament draw.

Here is how you can watch the selection show.


Time

7 p.m. PT

TV

ESPN2

Streaming

WatchESPN


Arizona finished the regular season 40-14 overall and 13-11 in the Pac-12, good for fifth place in the conference.

The Wildcats have won 11 of their last 12 heading into the postseason, though they dropped their regular-season finale to Stanford in Palo Alto on Saturday.

Arizona has reached the NCAA Tournament 31 years in a row, which is the longest streak in the sport. The Wildcats are expected to be a top-16 seed in this year’s circuit, meaning they will get to host a Regional.

Arizona might host a Super Regional, too, but that would require a first-round upset.

Here’s the postseason format, in case you are unfamiliar with it:

Regionals

  • Friday, May 18 through Sunday, May 20
  • 16 campus sites will have four-team, double-elimination tournaments, with the winners advancing to the Super Regionals.

Super Regionals

  • Thursday, May 24 through Sunday, May 27
  • Eight campus sites will have two teams playing in a best-of-three format. Winners advance to the NCAA Women’s College World Series.

Women’s College World Series

  • Thursday, May 31 through Wednesday, June 6 at USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.
  • Eight teams compete in a double-elimination bracket, with the last two teams playing in a best-of-three championship series.