Quick Glance: Arkansas' Fayetteville Regional

By CAMAL PETRO,

The Conference USA regular season and tournament champions, the Southern Miss Golden Eagles, are heading Fayetteville Regional, along with Dallas Baptist, Oral Roberts and the host team, Arkansas.

Southern Miss used excellent starting pitching to capture the Conference USA Tournament Championship in Biloxi last week, and it finished the season with a 43-16 overall record.

The Razorbacks have a 30-3 home record this season.

Regional runs Friday, June 1 through Monday, June 4 (if necessary)

Southern Miss will play Dallas Baptist Friday, June 1 at 7 p.m., while Arkansas and Oral Roberts will battle at 2 p.m.

The rest of the schedule is TBA.

Here’s a quick look at each team:

1) Arkansas (39-18, 18-12 SEC)

Co-Western division champions

No. 5 National Seed

Ranked 8th in the country

3rd in RPI

2) Southern Miss (43-16, 23-6, C-USA)

Regular season and tournament champions

Ranked 14th in the country

40th in RPI

3) Dallas Baptist (40-19, 16-5 Missouri Valley)

Second in Missouri Valley Conference

Lost to Missouri State in tournament final

Not ranked

36th in RPI

4) Oral Roberts (38-18, 24-6 Summit)

Regular season and tournament champions

Not ranked

131st in RPI