NCBWA Mar. 31 Division I Poll

FROM NCBWA 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. 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 10 different conferences among the 298 baseball-playing schools in the 2008 NCAA Division I ranks, and 15 total leagues have had teams in the Top 30 in ’08. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com.

Rank-School-Conference-Overall Record-Previous Rank (Records Through Mar. 30)

1 Arizona State Pacific-10 25-1 1
2 Miami (Fla.) Atlantic Coast 21-2 2
3 Florida State ACC 23-3 4
4 North Carolina ACC 21-5 3
5 UC Irvine Big West 19-3 9
6 Vanderbilt Southeastern 18-6 11
7 South Carolina SEC 18-7 7
8 Wichita State Missouri Valley 20-3 13
9 Long Beach State Big West 17-7 5
10 Missouri Big 12 20-5 8
11 Arizona Pac-10 14-9 6
12 Virginia ACC 23-5 15
13 Texas Big 12 18-8 10
14 Kentucky SEC 22-4 14
15 Rice Conference USA 19-9 12
16 Texas A&M Big 12 21-6 20
17 Clemson ACC 18-8 19
18 San Diego West Coast 19-10 16
19 Cal State Fullerton Big West 15-9 21
20 California Pac-10 18-5-1 28
21 Coastal Carolina Big South 21-6 18
22 Nebraska Big 12 21-4-1 30
23 Oklahoma State Big 12 18-8 22
24 Georgia Tech ACC 22-5 27
25 Florida SEC 20-6 26
26 Oregon State Pac-10 13-8 25
27 Mississippi SEC 16-11 17
28 UCLA Pac-10 12-10 24
29 Baylor Big 12 16-9 23
30 UNC Wilmington Colonial 21-4 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Canisius (19-2), Charlotte (21-3), Duke (21-7), East Carolina (18-7), Elon (22-6), Georgia (15-10), Michigan (14-6), N.C. State (15-9), Oklahoma (20-8-1), Oral Roberts (16-6), Pepperdine (17-7), San Diego State (17-10), San Diego State (17-10), Santa Clara (14-9), Southern Miss (17-8), St. John’s (19-5), Stanford (12-7), UCF (22-6), UTSA (18-10).

Dropped Out: Stanford (29)

By conference: Atlantic Coast 6, Big 12 6, Pacific-10 5, Southeastern 5,
Big West 3, Colonial 1, Conference USA 1, Big South 1, Missouri Valley
1, West Coast 1.

  • http://thecollegebaseballblog.com Donald J. Boyles

    I was working on this one as well!:)