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National Collegiate Baseball Writers May 7, 2002
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bo Carter

ACC boasts five of the Top 10
CLEMSON RETAINS TOP RANKING
DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, with a panel of college baseball experts, presents its popular NCAA Division I Top 35 poll in 2002.

Voting on the weekly NCBWA poll is conducted by a select panel of the organizationís members. Each poll of the 2002 season has representation by several different conferences and top independents among the 279 baseball-playing schools in the NCAA Division I ranks.

Weekly polls will continue each week through the end of the College World Series.

Here is the May 7 survey with school records in parentheses:

NCBWA COLLEGE BASEBALL POLL
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School (Record)
Clemson (39-7)
Rice (39-8)
Wake Forest (38-8)
Alabama (40-9)
Florida State (43-12)
South Carolina (37-11)
North Carolina (35-15)
Texas (39-13)
Stanford (32-13)
Georgia Tech (37-10)
Florida (35-13)
Houston (34-14)
Mississippi (35-13)
Wichita State (36-11)
Nebraska (32-17)
Cal State Northridge (35-13)
Notre Dame (34-13)

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Baylor (34-17)
Richmond (41-8)
Cal State Fullerton (31-16)
South Alabama (33-13)
East Carolina (35-13)
Southern California (28-18)
Arizona State (27-16)
James Madison (36-10)
Texas Tech (34-16)
San Jose State (39-13)
LSU (33-16)
Texas A&M (32-18)
Northwestern State (38-9)
Oklahoma State (33-15)
Florida Atlantic (37-11)
Southern Mississippi (33-16)
Louisville (31-13)
Oregon State (30-15)


2002 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
January 28 (Stanford)
February 5 (Stanford)
February 12 (Stanford)
February 19 (Stanford)
February 26 (Stanford)
March 5 (Stanford)

March 12 (Florida St.)
March 19 (Florida St.)
March 26 (Clemson)
April 2 (Clemson)
April 9 (Clemson)
April 16 (Clemson)

April 23 (Clemson)
April 30 (Clemson)
May 7 (Clemson)
May 14 (Clemson)
May 21 (Florida St.)
May 28 (Florida St.)

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