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Razorbacks get No. 4 seed for NCAA Tournament; highest ever

The Hogs will be fourth-rated seed in NCAA Tournament and will play at home until finals in Oklahoma City.

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — For the third time in program history, Arkansas will host an NCAA Tournament Regional.

The No. 5 ranked Razorbacks drew the No. 4 national seed, the highest in school history, as announced Sunday night.

No. 24 Oregon, Wichita State and Princeton will join Arkansas at the Fayetteville Regional.

Courtney Deifel (Chris Kim / UAA Communications)

The Razorbacks will play Princeton at 5 p.m. Friday on SEC Network. Oregon vs. Wichita State will follow at 7:30 p.m.

Arkansas and Princeton meet for the first time in program history. The Hogs are 0-2 against the Ducks and 10-4 all-time against Wichita State.

Arkansas defeated the Shockers, 7-4, on Feb. 19.

Bogle Park last hosted a regional in 2021, with Arkansas claiming the regional championship after defeating Manhattan, South Dakota State and Stanford.

Players celebtration (Chris Kim / UAA Communications)

Schedule

Friday, May 20

Game 1: 1 Arkansas vs. 4 Princeton – 5 p.m. (SEC Network)

Game 2: 2 Oregon vs. 3 Wichita State – 7:30 p.m. (ESPN+)

Saturday, May 21

Game 3: Winner of Game 1 vs. Winner of Game 2 – 1 p.m.

Game 4: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 – 3:30 p.m.

Game 5: Loser of Game 3 vs. Loser of Game 4 – 6 p.m.

Sunday, May 22

Game 6: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 5 – 1 p.m.

*Game 7: Winner of Game 3 vs. Winner of Game 5 – 3:30 p.m.

*if necessary

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