The Creighton softball team, who won the Missouri Valley Conference post season tournament, while twice upsetting the regular season champion Southern Illinois, received an automatic bid to the NCAA regional tournaments.
With their automatic bid, the Bluejays are headed to Missouri’s regional to face 8th ranked Missouri, Illinois and DePaul. Nebraska finished just two games over .500 and lost in the first round of the Big 12 championships this weekend, but at 29-27, they will play in the Seattle regional hosted by Washington along with North Dakota State and North Carolina, the Huskers first opponent on Friday. Washington is the defending national champion.
Here is the NCAA tournament bracket.
The Huskers will open on Friday at 5:30 against UNC who finished 40-18. Creighton will play host Missouri on Friday at 6:30.