May 10, 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 ten 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 41-8 3-1 1
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 40-9 1-0 2
3. Arizona State Pacific-10 39-5 1-0 3
4. TCU Mountain West 36-10 2-1 4
5. Coastal Carolina Big South 41-6 2-0 5
6. Florida Southeastern 33-12 2-1 6
7. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 39-9 3-0 7
8. Florida State Atlantic Coast 36-12 3-1 8
9. Louisville Big East 40-8 4-1 9
10. Arkansas Southeastern 37-11 2-1 10
11. Miami Atlantic Coast 36-11 2-0 12
12. UCLA Pacific-10 34-10 4-0 13
13. South Carolina Southeastern 36-11 2-2 11
14. Oklahoma Big 12 35-13 3-1 14
15. Cal State Fullerton Big West 30-14 3-0 16
16. Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast 34-15 2-1 18
17. Vanderbilt Southeastern 35-13 2-1 19
18. Ole Miss Southeastern 34-15 1-2 15
19. Clemson Atlantic Coast 31-17 4-0 22
20. LSU Southeastern 34-15 2-2 17
21. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 31-17 4-0 24
22. Connecticut Big East 37-10 2-1 23
23. Auburn Southeastern 33-15 3-0 28
24. Rice Conference USA 30-17 4-1 27
25. Arizona Pacific-10 30-16 1-3 20
26. Stanford Pacific-10 25-18 4-1 30
27. UC Irvine Big West 29-16 2-2 25
28. Oregon Pacific-10 30-18 0-4 21
29. Kansas State Big 12 32-15 2-3 26
30. San Diego West Coast 30-16 4-0 -
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Bethune-Cookman (32-19), California (27-17), Canisius (34-16), Charlotte (31-11), College of Charleston (35-13), Elon (34-18), Florida Atlantic (29-15), Florida Gulf Coast (31-16), Fresno State (30-20), Indiana State (30-15), James Madison (24-19), Liberty (37-12), Louisiana-Lafayette (31-16), N.C. State (31-18), New Mexico (31-17), Oregon State (24-17), Pittsburgh (34-12), South Dakota State (30-16), Southeastern Louisiana (36-14), Southern Miss (29-17), Texas State (30-16), Texas Tech (26-22).
Dropped out: California (29).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 7, Southeastern 7, Pacific-10 5, Big 12 3, Big East 2, Big West 2, Big South 1, Conference USA 1, Mountain West 1, West Coast 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)