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Virginia will be a host for the ninth time in twelve years. But who will they playing? Who's in, who's out. We've got you covered in our final bracketology of the season.

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Selection Monday is upon us.

At noon today, the field of 64 will be announced. The big announcements will be televised by ESPNU. In the meantime, check out our projections for the tournament brackets.

*Note - National Seeds are listed first, with their Super Regional opponent listed second.

College Station Regional (1)

Seed
Team
Conference
1 Texas A&M SEC
2
Dallas Baptist Missouri Valley
3
Oklahoma State Big 12
4
Rhode Island Atlantic 10

Raleigh Regional

Seed
Team
Conference
1
NC State
ACC
2
East Carolina
American Athletic
3
South Alabama Sun Belt
4
William and Mary Colonial

Coral Gables Regional (2)

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Miami
ACC
2
Florida Atlantic
Conference USA
3
Nebraska Big Ten
4
Stetson Atlantic Sun

Nashville Regional

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Vanderbilt
SEC
2
Duke
ACC
3
Ohio State Big Ten
4
Princeton
Ivy League

Louisville Regional (3)

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Louisville ACC
2
Arizona State
Pac 12
3
Long Beach State Big West
4
Xavier Big East

Baton Rouge Regional

Seed
Team
Conference
1
LSU
SEC
2
Arizona Pac 12
3
Southeastern Louisiana
Southland
4
St. Mary's West Coast

Gainesville Regional (4)

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Florida
SEC
2
Wake Forest ACC
3
New Mexico Mountain West
4
Bethune-Cookman MEAC

Ft. Worth Regional

Seed
Team
Conference
1
TCU
Big 12
2
Cal State Fullerton Big West
3
Sam Houston State
Southland
4
Utah Pac 12

Starkville Regional (5)

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Mississippi State
SEC
2
Southern Miss Conference USA
3
Wright State Horizon League
4
Fairfield
MAAC

Tallahassee Regional

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Florida State ACC
2
Bryant Northeast
3
Gonzaga
West Coast
4
Western Michigan Mid-American

Lubbok Regional (6)

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Texas Tech
Big 12
2
Rice
Conference USA
3
Oral Roberts The Summit League
4
Utah Valley Western Athletic

Lafayette Regional

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Louisiana-Lafayette
Sun Belt
2
Louisiana Tech Conference USA
3
Washington Pac 12
4
Southeast Missouri State
Ohio Valley

Oxford Regional (7)

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Ole Miss
SEC
2
Tulane
American Athletic
3
Boston College
ACC
4
Alabama State
SWAC

Charlottesville Regional

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Virginia
ACC
2
UC Santa Barbara Big West
3
Oregon State Pac 12
4
Navy
Patriot

Clemson Regional (8)

Seed
Team
Conference
1
Clemson
ACC
2
Coastal Carolina Big South
3
Connecticut American Athletic
4
Western Carolina Southern

Columbia Regional

Seed
Team
Conference
1
South Carolina
SEC
2
Georgia Tech ACC
3
UNC Wilmington Colonial Athletic
4
Binghampton
America East

Last Four In: Oregon State, Gonzaga, Washington, Oklahoma State

First Four Out: UNC, Minnesota, Houston, Alabama

Bold: ACC Teams Italics: Automatic Qualifiers

The bracket came together nicely over the weekend at least with regards to the 64 teams in the field. There were few bid stealers at the last minute, though William and Mary's win over UNC Wilmington may have been the final nail in the coffin for a certain team from Chapel Hill.

While identifying the 64 teams in the bracket was fairly straightforward, placing them in regionals while attempting to limit travel proved very difficult. With no regionals west of Texas or north of the Mason-Dixon line, there are a number of seemingly random placements. Look no further than Charlottesville. While most years, the Hoos would be hosting teams from the mid-atlantic or northeast, this year a couple teams familiar with the Cavaliers come to town. First UC Santa Barbara, who "hosted" Virginia last year (the Gauchos were the host of the Lake Elsinore Regional, though the stadium was actually three plus hours from campus) is the two seed. And second is Oregon State who last visited Charlottesville in 2007 as a three seed en route to a College World Series Championship.

It will be interesting to see how UNC fairs in today's announcement. They're listed as the first team out in our projections, but the committee could see things differently. The Tar Heels are 19th in the RPI and their 14 top wins are good for ninth in the country. However, their 13-17 mark in the ACC coupled with the fact that they missed the ten-team ACC Tournament meant they had to sit out the final week of the season awaiting their fate. In the end, it will be their lack of quality series wins that does them in. While the 14 top-50 wins is solid, most of those came in single game wins or during the mid-week. Their only quality series wins of the year were Duke and Oklahoma State (a two and three seed in this bracket respectively).

Make sure to tune in to ESPNU Monday at 12 P.M. to see how we did. Then stay with Streaking the Lawn all week as we bring you coverage of the Charlottesville Regional.