Clemson #17 in Collegiate Baseball Poll


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TUCSON, Ariz. — Louisiana St. (52-9) is ranked No. 1 in Collegiate Baseball newspaper’s NCAA Division I baseball poll after winning the Southeastern Conference tournament with a 5-4, 11-inning victory over Vanderbilt.

This marks the second time this season LSU has been ranked No. 1 in the Collegiate Baseball poll. In early April, the Tigers posted a 30-2 record and were the top team in the USA.

The Commodores, ranked No. 1 for the previous four polls, slipped to second after the extra inning loss. Vanderbilt, which also lost to Texas A&M in the tournament, won the SEC regular-season title with a 26-3 record while LSU was second at 23-7.

Poll Notes: Several other teams have been hot. Rice has won nine straight while Cal. St. Fullerton has posted seven consecutive wins. North Carolina and Oklahoma have captured five in a row. Virginia Tech. has won eight of its last nine, and Cal. Poly six of its last seven. Three teams fell out of the top 30 this week in Seton Hall (1-2 last week), Campbell (3-1) and Western Carolina (1-2). New to the poll is Virginia Tech., Oklahoma, and San Diego.

The Collegiate Baseball newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll. Its birth took place during the 1957 college baseball season.

Collegiate Baseball NCAA Division I Poll
(As of May 27, 2013)

   
  Rank   Team (2013 Record)         Points   Pvs.   
    1.   Louisiana St. (52-9)        497      2   
    2.   Vanderbilt (51-9)           496      1   
    3.   North Carolina (52-8)       495      3   
    4.   Cal. St. Fullerton (48-8)   493      5   
    5.   Oregon St. (45-10)          490      4   
    6.   Virginia (47-10)            487      6   
    7.   Oregon (45-14)              484      7   
    8.   Louisville (46-12)          480      8   
    9.   Florida St. (44-15)         475      9   
   10.   N.C. State (44-14)          473     10   
   11.   UCLA (39-17)                470     11   
   12.   Arkansas (37-20)            468     12   
   13.   South Carolina (39-18)      462     15   
   14.   Mississippi St. (43-17)     459     18   
   15.   Kansas St. (41-17)          456     17   
   16.   Arizona St. (35-20-1)       452     13   
   17.   Clemson (39-20)             449     14   
   18.   New Mexico (37-20)          445     16   
   19.   Virginia Tech. (38-20)      442     —   
   20.   Oklahoma (40-19)            439     —   
   21.   Cal. Poly (39-17)           438     23   
   22.   Indiana (43-14)             436     22   
   23.   Rice (41-17)                433     26   
   24.   Mississippi (37-22)         428     24   
   25.   Oklahoma St. (39-17)        426     20   
   26.   Troy (40-18)                423     21   
   27.   South Alabama (42-18)       420     25   
   28.   Sam Houston St. (37-20)     416     27   
   29.   Coastal Carolina (37-21)    413     30   
   30.   San Diego (35-23)           411     —  
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