May 3, 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 nine 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 38-7 4-0 1
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 39-9 5-0 2
3. Arizona State Pacific-10 38-5 5-0 3
4. TCU Mountain West 34-9 4-1 5
5. Coastal Carolina Big South 39-6 3-1 6
6. Florida Southeastern 31-11 3-0 10
7. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 36-9 2-2 4
8. Florida State Atlantic Coast 33-11 2-1 8
9. Louisville Big East 36-7 4-0 12
10. Arkansas Southeastern 35-10 2-2 7
11. South Carolina Southeastern 34-9 2-1 13
12. Miami Atlantic Coast 34-11 5-0 14
13. UCLA Pacific-10 30-10 1-3 9
14. Oklahoma Big 12 32-12 3-1 15
15. Ole Miss Southeastern 33-13 5-0 17
16. Cal State Fullerton Big West 27-14 3-1 16
17. LSU Southeastern 32-13 0-4 11
18. Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast 32-14 4-0 21
19. Vanderbilt Southeastern 33-12 1-1 18
20. Arizona Pacific-10 29-13 1-2 19
21. Oregon Pacific-10 30-14 3-1 26
22. Clemson Atlantic Coast 27-17 2-1 23
23. Connecticut Big East 35-9 2-2 20
24. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 27-17 2-0 25
25. UC Irvine Big West 27-14 3-1 29
26. Kansas State Big 12 30-12 3-2 24
27. Rice Conference USA 26-16 0-0 28
28. Auburn Southeastern 30-15 3-1 -
29. California Pacific-10 26-15 3-1 -
30. Stanford Pacific-10 21-17 0-4 22
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (28-17), Appalachian State (31-8-1), Charlotte (31-11), College of Charleston (33-12), East Carolina (27-18), Florida Atlantic (29-15), Florida Gulf Coast (28-15), Indiana State (29-13), James Madison (24-19), Liberty (32-12), Michigan (27-15), N.C. State (28-18), New Mexico (30-15), New Mexico State (35-12-1), Pittsburgh (31-11), Portland (30-9), San Diego (26-16), Southeastern Louisiana (33-13), Southern Miss (25-17), St. John's (29-13), Stephen F. Austin (30-12), Texas State (28-14), Texas Tech (26-22), Western Kentucky (31-16).
Dropped out: Western Kentucky (27), Oregon State (30).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 7, Southeastern 7, Pacific-10 6, Big 12 3, Big East 2, Big West 2, Big South 1, Conference USA 1, Mountain West 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)