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2012 NCBWA Top 30 Poll (March 26th)

DALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 15th year with its 2012 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 20-June 28 following the 66th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at the second-year TD Ameritade Stadium.

To date, Florida has held the No. 1 NCBWA ranking in the first seven ’12 polls, including preseason.

The poll voters come from 42 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week’s poll has representation by 10 different conferences among the 291 baseball-playing schools in the 2012 NCAA Division I ranks, and there have been 14 circuits in the surveys this season. Last year there were 16 different leagues (from 30 in NCAA Division I) among the Top 30 polls. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com.

Rank School Conference Overall Record Previous Rank
1 Florida Southeastern 22-2 1
2 Stanford Pacific-12 15-2 2
3 Arkansas SEC 22-3 3
4 Florida State Atlantic Coast 21-3 4
5 North Carolina ACC 18-5 5
6 Miami (Fla.) ACC 19-5 7
7 Texas A&M Big 12 19-5 8
8 UCLA Pac-12 17-4 11
9 South Carolina SEC 17-7 6
10 Kentucky SEC 24-1 13
11 Rice Conference USA 18-8 9
12 Cal State Fullerton Big West 14-8 14
13 Arizona Pac-12 18-7 10
14 LSU SEC 18-6 12
15 Arizona State Pac-12 15-8 18
16 UCF C-USA 19-6 19
17 Louisville Big East 18-6 21
18 Georgia SEC 17-8 17
19 Oregon State Pac-12 15-7 16
20 Oregon Pac-12 15-6 22
21 Georgia Tech ACC 15-9 15
22 Ole Miss SEC 17-7 20
23 Texas Big 12 13-9 25
24 Oklahoma Big 12 15-10 27
25 Purdue Big Ten 16-4 28
26 Virginia ACC 15-8-1 30
27 NC State ACC 16-5 26
28 Baylor Big 12 18-7 NR
29 San Diego West Coast 20-6 NR
30 Coastal Carolina Big South 16-6 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Appalachian State (18-5), Army (15-6), Auburn (15-9), Cal Poly (16-8), California (13-9), Campbell (23-3), Clemson (11-11), College of Charleston (18-6), East Carolina (16-7), Gonzaga (16-6), Liberty (23-4), Mississippi State (16-9), Missouri State (19-6), New Mexico State (21-8), South Carolina-Upstate (18-5), USF (17-8), Southeastern Louisiana (18-6), Stony Brook (14-8), TCU (12-9), Tulane (14-6).

Dropped Out: Clemson (23), TCU (24), California (29).

By conference: SEC 7, ACC 6, Pac-12 6, Big 12 4, C-USA 2, Big East 1, Big South 1, Big West 1, Big Ten 1, WCC 1.