NCBWA May 5 Division I Poll

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 11 different conferences among the 297 baseball-playing schools in the 2008 NCAA Division I ranks, and 16 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 May 4)

1 Miami (Fla.) Atlantic Coast 39-5 1
2 North Carolina ACC 38-8 2
3 Florida State ACC 39-7 3
4 Arizona State Pacific-10 37-8 4
5 Rice Conference USA 34-11 5
6 Texas A&M Big 12 40-8 6
7 Nebraska Big 12 36-8-1 9
8 Oklahoma State Big 12 35-12 10
9 San Diego West Coast 37-13 8
10 UC Irvine Big West 30-12 7
11 Vanderbilt Southeastern 34-13 13
12 South Carolina SEC 33-15 12
13 Wichita State Missouri Valley 36-11 11
14 Georgia SEC 31-15-1 17
15 Cal State Fullerton Big West 29-16 19
16 Missouri Big 12 31-16 14
17 Coastal Carolina Big South 38-11 15
18 Stanford Pac-10 27-15-2 18
19 Arizona Pac-10 31-15 20
20 California Pac-10 29-15-2 22
21 NC State ACC 32-14 23
22 Kentucky SEC 34-14 16
23 Michigan Big Ten 34-11 28
24 East Carolina C-USA 36-13 30
25 Long Beach State Big West 27-17 21
26 Texas Big 12 29-19 26
27 LSU SEC 32-16-1 NR
28 Virginia ACC 33-15 27
29 UNC Wilmington Colonial 35-11-1 24
30 Southern Miss C-USA 34-15 29

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Arkansas (28-20), Canisius (35-10), Charlotte (34-13), Dallas Baptist (30-15), Duke (31-14-1), Florida (28-18), Georgia Tech (33-14), Mississippi (31-19), New Orleans (34-13), Notre Dame (32-13), Oregon State (20-18), Pepperdine (28-15), Santa Clara (29-17), St. John’s (35-10), Texas Christian (33-16), Tulane (32-14-1), UC Davis (29-16), UTSA (34-14).

Dropped Out: Oregon State (25)

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