April 26, 2010
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TEXAS TOPS NCBWA POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 13th year with its 2010 weekly surveys. Weekly polls will be circulated from Feb. 22-June 29 following the 64th annual NCAA World Series in Omaha, Neb., and final CWS competition at historic Rosenblatt Stadium.

The poll voters come from 40 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. This week's poll has representation by 10 different conferences among the 302 baseball-playing schools in the 2010 NCAA Division I ranks.

Rk. School Conference Record Week Pvs.
1. Texas Big 12 34-7 4-0 2
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 34-9 5-0 4
3. Arizona State Pacific-10 33-5 2-2 1
4. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 34-7 3-2 3
5. TCU Mountain West 30-8 3-1 8
6. Coastal Carolina Big South 36-5 4-0 9
7. Arkansas Southeastern 33-8 2-2 6
8. Florida State Atlantic Coast 31-10 3-1 10
9. UCLA Pacific-10 29-7 2-2 7
10. Florida Southeastern 28-11 3-1 12
11. LSU Southeastern 32-9 2-3 5
12. Louisville Big East 32-7 3-1 11
13. South Carolina Southeastern 32-8 4-0 14
14. Miami Atlantic Coast 29-11 2-2 13
15. Oklahoma Big 12 29-11 3-1 17
16. Cal State Fullerton Big West 24-13 4-0 19
17. Ole Miss Southeastern 28-13 4-0 23
18. Vanderbilt Southeastern 32-11 3-2 15
19. Arizona Pacific-10 28-11 2-2 16
20. Connecticut Big East 33-7 6-0 27
21. Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast 28-14 3-1 28
22. Stanford Pacific-10 21-13 3-0 30
23. Clemson Atlantic Coast 25-16 2-2 24
24. Kansas State Big 12 27-10 1-2 18
25. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 25-17 3-1 29
26. Oregon Pacific-10 27-13 4-1 -
27. Western Kentucky Sun Belt 30-14 3-2 26
28. Rice Conference USA 26-16 3-1 -
29. UC Irvine Big West 24-13 4-0 -
30. Oregon State Pacific-10 21-13 1-2 22
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (25-15), Appalachian State (29-8-1), Auburn (27-14), Bethune-Cookman (26-16), Boston College (23-17), California (23-14), Charlotte (29-9), College of Charleston (30-12), East Carolina (24-17), Florida Atlantic (25-15), Indiana State (25-12), Kansas (25-16-1), Liberty (29-11), New Mexico (27-14), New Mexico State (31-12-1), Ohio State (22-13), Pittsburgh (30-10), Portland (27-9), San Diego (23-15), Southeastern Louisiana (30-12), Texas State (24-14), Texas Tech (24-20).
Dropped out: Southeastern Louisiana (20), East Carolina (21), California (25).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 7, Pacific-10 6, Southeastern 6, Big 12 3, Big East 2, Big West 2,
Big South 1, Conference USA 1, Mountain West 1, Sun Belt 1.

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. Members receive a membership card, directory, newsletter updates and official votes in the Dick Howser Trophy, Regional Players of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors the Pro-Line Athletic Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please visit ncbwa.com.

2010 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Texas)
Feb. 22 (LSU)
March 1 (LSU)
March 8 (LSU)
March 15 (Virginia)
March 22 (Virginia)
March 29 (Arizona State)
April 5 (Arizona State)
April 12 (Virginia)
April 19 (Arizona State)
April 26 (Texas)
May 3 (Texas)
May 10 (Texas)
May 17 (Texas)
May 24 (Texas)
May 31 (Virginia)
June 15 (Arizona State)
June 29 (South Carolina)