June 10 NCBWA Division I Baseball 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 final poll will be released immediately after the NCAA Championship completes in best-of-three title series at Rosenblatt Stadium.

The poll voters come from 30 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week’s next-to-last season poll has representation by a 12 different conferences among the 297 baseball-playing schools in the 2008 NCAA Division I ranks, and 17 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 June 2)

1 Miami (Fla.) Atlantic Coast 52-9 1
2 North Carolina ACC 51-12 2
3 Florida State ACC 54-12 3
4 Rice Conference USA 47-13 5
5 LSU Southeastern 48-17-1 7
6 Georgia SEC 41-23-1 13
7 Stanford Pacific-10 39-22-2 14
8 Fresno State Western Athletic 42-29 18
9 Arizona State Pac-10 49-13 4
10 UC Irvine Big West 42-18 8
11 Cal State Fullerton Big West 41-22 6
12 Arizona Pac-10 42-19 10
13 Coastal Carolina Big South 50-14 9
14 Texas A&M Big 12 46-19 11
15 Wichita State Missouri Valley 48-17 12
16 NC State ACC 42-22 15
17 Oklahoma State Big 12 44-18 16
18 San Diego West Coast 44-17 17
19 Missouri Big 12 39-21 19
20 Nebraska Big 12 41-16-1 20
21 Texas Big 12 39-22 21
22 Long Beach State Big West 38-21 22
23 Kentucky SEC 44-19 23
24 Oral Roberts Summit 48-14 24
25 Vanderbilt SEC 41-22 25
26 Georgia Tech ACC 41-21 26
27 South Carolina SEC 40-23 27
28 Michigan Big Ten 46-14 28
29 California Pac-10 33-21-2 29
30 Houston C-USA 42-24 30

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Canisius (41-13), Charlotte (43-16), East Carolina (42-21), Elon (44-18), Mississippi (39-26), UNC Wilmington (44-17-1), Oklahoma (36-26-1), Pepperdine (38-21), Southern Miss (42-22), St. John’s (42-16), TCU (44-19), Tulane (39-22-1), UCLA (33-27)

Dropped Out: None

By conference: Atlantic Coast 5, Big 12 5, Southeastern 5, Pacific-10 4, Big West 3, Conference USA 2,

Big South 1, Big Ten 1, Missouri Valley 1, Summit 1, West Coast 1, Western Athletic 1.