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National Collegiate Baseball Writers May 14, 2002
For Immediate Release
Contact: Bo Carter

ACC boasts five of the Top 10
CLEMSON KEEPS ITS TOP
RANKING IN NCBWA POLL
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 14 survey with school records in parentheses:

NCBWA COLLEGE BASEBALL POLL
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School (Record)
Clemson (42-9)
Alabama (43-9)
Florida State (48-12)
Wake Forest (39-8)
South Carolina (39-12)
Rice (41-10)
North Carolina (37-15)
Texas (39-13)
Stanford (35-14)
Georgia Tech (41-11)
Houston (37-14)
Florida (37-15)
Wichita State (39-12)
Nebraska (35-17)
LSU (35-17)
Baylor (34-18)
Notre Dame (36-14)

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Cal State Fullerton (34-17)
Richmond (46-8)
South Alabama (36-14)
Texas Tech (37-16)
Mississippi (35-16)
Southern California (30-19)
East Carolina (36-15)
James Madison (40-10)
Texas A&M (34-19)
San Jose State (41-15)
Cal State Northridge (36-15)
Louisville (35-13)
Southern Mississippi (35-17)
Oklahoma State (34-17)
Arizona State (28-18)
California (29-26)
Northwestern State (39-13)
Oregon State (30-18)

Others Receiving Votes: St. Bonaventure, UL Lafayette, Marist, Auburn, TCU

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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