The four semifinalists for the Bobby Bragan Collegiate Slugger Award are all playing in the NCAA Tournament this weekend as their respective teams made the post-season.
- Rice catcher Dominic DiCaprio and his teammates are playing in the Baton Rouge Regional.
- Texas Tech infielder/outfielder Hunter Hargrove and the Red Raiders are playing in the Lubbock Regional.
- Houston infielder Jake Scheiner and Texas A&M infielder Braden Shewmake are playing in the Houston Regional
Texas Tech (43-15) goes into the tournament as the No. 5 overall seed and is ranked 3rd in the latest Baseball America Top 25 poll.
The University of Houston (40-19) is ranked 16th in the Baseball America Top 25 poll.