NCAA softball live bracket 2024: Updated selections for regionals in Road to Women’s College World Series

For four straight seasons, Oklahoma was the No. 1 seed in the NCAA softball tournament. The Sooners proved why, too, winning the last three titles. But that all may change this year.

Sixty-four teams across the country are waiting to hear their name called for the 2024 NCAA softball tournament. Of those, only eight teams can fulfill their dreams and head to the Women’s College World Series in Oklahoma City.

It all begins with regionals on May 16. Four teams will go face off across 16 sites with double-elimination in play. Winners advance to Super Regionals, where they play a best-of-three series. Then, it’s time for the final stage. 

The Sooners are only miles away from USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium, but they’ll need a push to get there. Rival Texas, who they defeated in the 2022 finals, is the favorite this year as the No. 1 seed. 

It’s going to be one of the toughest tournaments yet with big swings and big upsets bound to happen. First things first, though, teams needed to get into the tournament.

The Sporting News tracked live updates from the 2024 NCAA softball selection show. Scroll below to see the complete bracket.

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NCAA softball regional sites 2024

Sixteen teams across the country will host regionals.

Regional site Host
Austin, Texas University of Texas
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma
Knoxville, Tennessee University of Tennessee
Gainesville, Florida University of Florida
Stillwater, Oklahoma Oklahoma State University
Los Angeles, California UCLA
Columbia, Missouri University of Missouri
Palo Alto, California Stanford
Baton Rouge, Louisiana LSU
Durham, North Carolina Duke
Athens, Georgia University of Georgia
Fayetteville, Arkansas University of Arkansas
Lafayette, Louisiana University of Louisiana
Tuscaloosa, Alabama University of Alabama
Tallahassee, Florida Florida State University
College Station, Texas Texas A&M

NCAA softball tournament bracket 2024

Four teams will play in each of the 16 regions. It’s double-elimination, so the winner of the region, who advances to the super regional, will have three wins to get there.

The No. 1 team at each site will play No. 4, while No. 2 and No. 3 face off first.

Austin Regional

  1. Texas (1)
  2. Northwestern
  3. St. Francis
  4. Siena

Norman Oklahoma

  1. Oklahoma (2)
  2. Oregon
  3. Boston University
  4. Cleveland State

Knoxville Regional

  1. Tennessee (3)
  2. Virginia
  3. Miami (OH)
  4. Dayton

Florida Regional

  1. Florida (4)
  2. South Alabama
  3. Florida Atlantic
  4. Florida Gulf Coast

Oklahoma State Regional

  1. Oklahoma State (5)
  2. Kentucky
  3. Michigan
  4. Northern Colorado

UCLA Regional

  1. UCLA (6)
  2. Virginia Tech
  3. San Diego State
  4. Grand Canyon

Missouri Regional

  1. Missouri (7)
  2. Washington
  3. Indiana
  4. Omaha

Stanford Regional

  1. Stanford (8)
  2. Mississippi State
  3. Cal State Fullerton
  4. St. Mary’s

LSU Regional

  1. LSU (9)
  2. Cal
  3. Southern Illinois
  4. Jackson State

Duke Regional

  1. Duke (10)
  2. South Carolina
  3. Utah
  4. Morgan State

Georgia Regional

  1. Georgia (11)
  2. Charlotte
  3. Liberty
  4. UNC Wilmington

Arkansas Regional

  1. Arkansas (12)
  2. Arizona
  3. Villanova
  4. SE Missouri State

Louisiana Regional

  1. Louisiana (13)
  2. Baylor
  3. Ole Miss
  4. Princeton

Alabama Regional

  1. Alabama (14)
  2. Clemson
  3. Southeastern Louisiana
  4. USC Upstate

Florida State Regional

  1. Florida State (15)
  2. Auburn
  3. UCF
  4. Chattanooga

Texas A&M Regional

  1. Texas A&M (16)
  2. Texas State
  3. Penn State
  4. UAlbany


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