NCBWA Division I Poll (April 8, 2013)

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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 (eight consecutive weeks) and Arkansas (preseason No. 1) have held down the No. 1 position throughout the 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 nine different conferences (16 total for the season) among the 298 baseball-playing schools in the 2013 NCAA Division I ranks. The surveys 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-2013 Record-Previous Rank
1 North Carolina Atlantic Coast 29-2 1
2 LSU Southeastern 30-2 2
3 Vanderbilt SEC 29-4 3
4 Cal State Fullerton Big West 28-4 4
5 Virginia ACC 29-3 6
6 Florida State ACC 27-5 7
7 Oregon State Pac-12 25-5 8
8 Arkansas SEC 23-9 9
9 Oregon Pac-12 23-8 5
10 South Carolina SEC 26-7 12
11 Oklahoma Big 12 27-6 13
12 Louisville Big East 25-6 14
13 Indiana Big Ten 25-4 17
14 Kentucky SEC 22-9 10
15 UCLA Pac-12 19-9 11
16 Mississippi State SEC 26-9 18
17 Arizona State Pac-12 19-9-1 22
18 Rice Conference USA 23-11 21
19 Georgia Tech ACC 23-9 15
20 NC State ACC 24-10 25
21 Ole Miss SEC 23-9 16
22 Notre Dame Big East 19-10 24
23 UC Irvine Big West 20-8 27
24 Cal Poly Big West 21-8 20
25 Stanford Pac-12 16-10 26
26 Oklahoma State Big 12 22-8 19
27 Arizona Pac-12 21-11 29
28 Houston C-USA 24-9 23
29 Campbell Big South 28-5 NR
30 Florida Gulf Coast A-Sun 20-8 28

Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (20-13), Austin Peay (25-7), Belmont (23-7), Bryant (18-9-1), Cal State Bakersfield (21-11), Central Arkansas (23-8), Clemson (21-11), Coastal Carolina (19-12), Creighton (18-6), Gonzaga (19-10-1), Kansas State (23-10), Lamar (24-9), Louisiana-Lafayette (22-9), Mercer (25-10), San Diego (19-12), South Alabama (24-9), UNC Wilmington (23-10), UNLV (22-9), Virginia Tech (21-12).

Dropped Out: Virginia Tech (30).

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

  • http://www.facebook.com/alan.e.smith.75 Alan E Smith

    Mercer just swept FGCU. Hopefully that will shake up the poll a little and the Bears will get some respect! They are 5-1 against teams in this poll.