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NCBWA Top 30 Poll (Feb. 25th)

NCBWA LogoDALLAS – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 16th year with its 2013 weekly surveys. Polls will be circulated from Feb. 18-June 27 (weekly through June 11) following the 67th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., at TD Ameritade Park.

North Carolina and Arkansas (preseason No. 1) have held down the No. 1 position in 2013 surveys. The poll voters come from 44 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation.

The current poll has representation by eight different conferences (12 for the season) among the 298 baseball-playing schools in the 2013 NCAA Division I ranks. The polls of 2012 had a NCBWA-poll record 22 different DI conferences and independents rated at least one week. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to www.ncbwa.com.

Rank-School-2012 Record-Previous Rank
1 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 6-0 1
2 Arkansas Southeastern 7-1 3
3 Vanderbilt SEC 7-1 4
4 LSU SEC 6-1 2
5 Oregon State Pac-12 8-0 8
6 Oregon Pac-12 6-1 5
7 Florida State ACC 7-0 9
8 South Carolina SEC 5-1 7
9 UCLA Pac-12 4-2 6
10 Mississippi State SEC 9-0 13
11 Arizona Pac-12 7-1 10
12 Rice Conference USA 5-2 12
13 Kentucky SEC 5-1 11
14 Stanford Pac-12 5-2 14
15 Oklahoma Big 12 9-0 15
16 NC State ACC 5-1 16
17 Ole Miss SEC 7-0 18
18 Cal State Fullerton Big West 8-0 19
19 Louisville Big East 6-1 21
20 Georgia Tech ACC 6-1 20
21 Miami (Fla.) 7-0 23
22 Virginia ACC 7-0 25
23 UC Irvine Big West 6-1 27
24 Arizona State Pac-12 4-2 22
25 Texas Big 12 6-1 29
26 Clemson ACC 5-1 30
27 Florida Gulf Coast Atlantic Sun 5-1 NR
28 Cal Poly Big West 7-0 NR
29 Florida SEC 3-5 17
30 Texas A&M SEC 5-3 26

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (6-1), Appalachian State (4-1), Arkansas State (6-1), Auburn (6-1), Creighton (3-0), FIU (6-1), Georgia Southern (4-2), Louisiana-Lafayette (7-1), Mercer (6-1), Missouri State (5-1), Notre Dame (5-1), Oklahoma State (7-1), Pepperdine (6-2), Pittsburgh (5-1), San Diego State (3-4), South Alabama (7-0), South Carolina-Upstate (5-1), Southeastern Louisiana (5-2), Southern Miss (5-2), TCU (0-6), VCU (5-0), Virginia Tech (6-1).

Dropped Out: TCU (24), Southern Miss (28).

By conference: SEC 9, ACC 7, Pac-12 6, Big West 3, Big 12 2, A-Sun 1, Big East 1, C-USA 1.