No. 2 Stanford and No. 5 Texas A&M are the highest national seeds remaining in the NCAA baseball tournament heading into the College World Series.
Stanford staved off elimination five times to earn a second straight trip to Omaha. Texas A&M is among four Southeastern Conference teams in the eight-team CWS. The others are Arkansas, Auburn and Ole Miss.
In Friday’s opening games, A&M will meet Oklahoma and Notre Dame will face Texas. On Saturday, Stanford takes on Arkansas, followed by Ole Miss against Auburn.