Feb. 25 NCBWA Division I poll

FROM PRESS RELEASE
DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 11th year with its 2008 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will be circulated from Feb. 25-June 30 following the NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb.

The poll voters come from 30 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week’s poll has representation by 11 different conferences among the 298 baseball-playing schools in the 2008 NCAA Division I ranks. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com.

Rank-School-Conference-Overall Record-Previous Rank

1 Arizona State Pacific-10 3-0 1

2 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 3-0 2

3 Texas Big 12 3-0 6

4 Mississippi Southeastern 3-0 7

5 South Carolina SEC 2-1 4

6 Arizona Pac-10 2-1 5

7 Vanderbilt SEC 2-1 8

8 Miami (Fla.) ACC 3-0 12

9 Rice Conference USA 1-2 3

10 Wichita State Missouri Valley 1-0 10

11 Florida State ACC 3-0 13

12 Long Beach State Big West 2-1 18

13 Clemson ACC 3-0 16

14 Michigan Big Ten 3-0 15

15 Cal State Fullerton Big West 2-1 14

16 Missouri Big 12 3-0 17

17 Oregon State Pac-10 1-2 11

18 San Diego West Coast 1-2 9

19 Virginia ACC 4-0 21

20 UC Irvine Big West 2-0 22

21 UCLA Pac-10 1-1 19

22 Baylor Big 12 3-0 26

23 Kentucky SEC 3-0 25

24 Oklahoma State Big 12 4-0 27

25 Louisville Big East 2-1 23

26 Coastal Carolina Big South 3-0 30

27 Texas A&M Big 12 2-2 20

28 Georgia Tech ACC 3-0 31

29 Southern Mississippi C-USA 3-0 33

30 Pepperdine WCC 2-1 32

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Arkansas (3-0), Cal Poly (2-1), Charlotte (3-0), College of Charleston (3-0), East Carolina (1-2), Fresno State (2-2), Georgia (1-2), Jacksonville (3-0), Louisiana State (2-1), Louisiana Tech (3-0), Louisiana-Lafayette (2-2), Mississippi State (1-2), North Carolina State (2-1), North Florida (2-1), Oral Roberts (4-0), San Diego State (2-1), Southern California (3-0), St. John’s (2-0), Texas-San Antonio (2-1), Tulane (3-0).

Dropped Out: Mississippi State (24), Louisiana-Lafayette (28), Fresno State (29)

By conference: Atlantic Coast 6, Big 12 5, Pacific-10 4, Southeastern 4, Big West 3, Conference USA 2, West Coast 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, Missouri Valley 1

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