Last Sunday, the NCAA named its 16 host teams for their post-season Regional Tournaments which began yesterday.
The University of Virginia — ranked #13 in the country by D1 Baseball, #11 in USA Today‘s Coaches Poll, and #10 in the Baseball Writers Poll — was not among them.
In the scope of injustices in this world, the NCAA’s slight is plenty misguided, sure, but still pretty teeny-tiny.
And, sure you can argue that Virginia is still one of the 64 teams competing in the post-season this weekend. Look at poor Miami, left out for the first time in 44 years.
Yes, you can argue that at least Virginia gets to play today.
(Don’t try to make me feel better. I’m steamed about this.)