FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas has been assigned to play in the Manhattan (Kan.) Regional. The Razorbacks, who are the No. 2 seed, will open the regional against No. 3 seed Bryant on Friday at 7 p.m. No. 1 seed Kansas State will play No. 4 seed Wichita State at 2 p.m. Friday.

The winner of the Manhattan Regional will advance to play the winner of the Corvalis (Ore.) Regional in a Super Regional next week.

Below is a brief look at each team participating in the Manhattan Regional:

NO. 1 KANSAS STATE WILDCATS

Location: Manhattan, Kan.

Conference: Big 12

Record: 41-17 overall, 16-8 in Big 12

Coach: Brad Hill

Statistics: Batting - .323; Pitching – 3.83 ERA; Fielding - .974

Notes: Won the Big 12 regular season title, claiming the program’s first conference crown since 1933. … NCAA Regional host for the first time in program history. … Wildcats rank second in the nation in team batting average (.323).

NO. 2 ARKANSAS RAZORBACKS

Location: Fayetteville, Ark.

Conference: Southeastern Conference

Record: 37-20 overall, 18-11 in SEC

Coach: Dave Van Horn

Statistics: Batting - .260; Pitching – 1.87 ERA; Fielding - .963

Notes: Arkansas opened the season ranked No. 1 in the country by most preseason polls. … The Razorbacks lead the nation in ERA … Finished third in SEC’s regular season standings and advanced to the SEC Tournament semifinals.

NO. 3 BRYANT BULLDOGS

Location: Smithfield, R.I.

Conference: Northeast Conference (NEC)

Record: 44-16-1 overall, 27-5 in NEC

Coach: Steve Owens

Statistics: Batting - .289; Pitching – 2.63 ERA; Fielding - .975

Notes:  Bryant won the NEC title for the first time and will play in its first NCAA Tournament. … The Bulldogs’ 2.63 ERA ranks 10th in the NCAA and Bryant pitchers have thrown 9 shutouts. … Bryant opened the year 0-6-1, but is 44-10 since.

NO. 4 WICHITA STATE SHOCKERS

Location: Wichita, Kan.

Conference: Missouri Valley Conference (MVC)

Record: 39-26, 15-6 in MVC

Coach: Gene Stephenson

Statistics: Batting - .294; Pitching – 3.31 ERA; Fielding - .977

Notes: The Shockers are in the NCAA Tournament field for the 28th time. … Wichita State won five straight in the MVC Tournament to earn the automatic bid. It was the program’s 18th MVC championship. … WSU has won 9 NCAA Regionals.