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NCBWA Top 30 Poll (March 21st)

FROM NCBWA RELEASE
DALLAS (NCBWA) –  The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 14th year with its 2010 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will be circulated from Feb. 22-June 29 following the 64th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., and first CWS competition at TD Ameritrade Park.

The poll voters come from 40 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week’s poll has representation by 11 different conferences among the 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2011 NCAA Division I ranks.

NCBWA DIVISION I TOP 30 POLL (MARCH 21)
Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. Florida Southeastern 18-2 4-0 2
2. Vanderbilt Southeastern 19-2 3-1 1
3. Virginia Atlantic Coast 19-2 3-1 5
4. Arizona State Pacific-10 15-4 4-1 8
5. Texas Big 12 15-5 4-0 10
6. South Carolina Southeastern 14-4 3-2 6
7. Florida State Atlantic Coast 16-4 1-3 4
8. Oklahoma Big 12 17-5 1-4 3
9. Texas A&M Big 12 15-5 3-1 12
10. LSU Southeastern 16-4 1-3 7
11. TCU Mountain West 12-7 2-2 9
12. Arkansas Southeastern 15-4 2-2 11
13. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 18-3 4-0 17
14. Clemson Atlantic Coast 10-7 3-1 14
15. UC Irvine Big West 14-2 2-1 15
16. Arizona Pacific-10 15-5 2-2 13
17. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 17-4 5-0 22
18. UCLA Pacific-10 8-6 0-0 16
19. Cal State Fullerton Big West 11-7 3-1 20
20. Stanford Pacific-10 6-5 0-0 18
21. Fresno State Western Athletic 14-2 3-0 25
22. Auburn Southeastern 14-6 3-1 26
23. Rice Conference USA 13-9 3-1 24
24. Oregon Pacific-10 11-7 3-0 28
25. California Pacific-10 12-5 2-1 27
26. Oregon State Pacific-10 15-4 2-1 30
27. Louisville Big East 12-7 1-4 19
28. College of Charleston Southern 15-6 1-3 21
29. Coastal Carolina Big South 13-8 2-3 23
30. Southern Miss Conference USA 15-3 4-0 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (13-7), Baylor (13-7), Bethune-Cookman (10-12), Cal State Bakersfield (16-5), Charlotte (15-5), Connecticut (8-9), Creighton (15-4), East Carolina (16-4), Georgia Southern (12-9), Georgia State (18-4), James Madison (15-5), Kansas State (12-7), Louisiana-Lafayette (9-10), Miami (12-8), Nebraska (14-7), New Mexico State (15-5), Ole Miss (15-6), Southeastern Louisiana (13-7), Stetson (16-4), Tennessee (16-4), Texas State (15-4), Texas Tech (14-7), Troy (16-4), Tulane (16-4), UCF (16-4), UNLV (17-6), Virginia Tech (12-10), Wichita State (13-6), Xavier (13-7).
Dropped out: Baylor (29).
By conference: Pacific-10 7, Southeastern 6, Atlantic Coast 5, Big 12 3, Big West 2, Conference USA 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Mountain West 1, Southern 1, Western Athletic 1.

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