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2012 NCBWA Top 30 Poll (April 16th)

FROM NCBWA RELEASE

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.

Florida returns atop the survey for the ninth time this season. Florida State nailed downed No. 1 during the April 9 survey, and there have two conferences represented in the No. 1 locale.

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 16 circuits in the surveys this season. Last year there also 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 SEC 28-8 4
2 Florida State Atlantic Coast 29-7 1
3 Kentucky SEC 32-5 3
4 Texas A&M Big 12 28-8 2
5 LSU SEC 30-7 8
6 South Carolina SEC 27-10 7
7 North Carolina ACC 27-9 9
8 Stanford Pacific-12 22-9 5
9 UCLA    Pac-12 24-8 11
10 UCF Conference USA 30-8 13
11 Miami (Fla.) ACC 25-11 6
12 Rice C-USA 27-11 15
13 Baylor Big 12 30-7 17
14 Oregon Pac-12 24-10 16
15 Arkansas SEC 25-10 10
16 Arizona Pac-12 24-11 12
17 Purdue Big Ten 28-5 18
18 Cal State Fullerton Big West 23-12 14
19 Arizona State Pac-12 23-13 21
20 Oregon State Pac-12 23-11 22
21 San Diego West Coast 29-8 24
22 Louisville Big East 25-11 19
23 Ole Miss SEC 24-12 20
24 NC State ACC 24-10 26
25 Texas Big 12 20-13 27
26 Georgia SEC 22-14 28
27 Virginia ACC 23-13-1 23
28 Sam Houston State Southland 25-10 29
29 East Carolina C-USA 25-10-1 30
30 Gonzaga West Coast 25-9 NR

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Appalachian State (25-9), Army (28-9), Cal Poly (21-13), Campbell (30-8), Clemson (20-17), Coastal Carolina (24-11), Dallas Baptist (24-10), George Mason (25-12), Indiana State (28-9), Liberty (30-9),    Missouri State (27-10), New Mexico State (27-10), North Dakota State (24-9), Oklahoma (22-14), Southeastern Louisiana (25-11), Stony Brook (24-10), TCU (20-13), Tulane (25-11), Virginia Tech (25-13).

Dropped Out: Appalachian State (27).

By conference: SEC 7, Pac-12 6, ACC 5, Big 12 3, C-USA 3, WCC 2, Big East 1, Big West 1, Big Ten 1, SLC 1.

  • shawnandmurray

    I think LSU deserves some consideration for number 1 and I say that as a Gator fan!