May 17, 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 43-8 2-0 1
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 43-9 3-0 2
3. Arizona State Pacific-10 42-6 3-1 3
4. Coastal Carolina Big South 45-6 4-0 5
5. Florida Southeastern 37-12 4-0 6
6. TCU Mountain West 40-11 4-1 4
7. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 41-10 2-1 7
8. Florida State Atlantic Coast 39-13 3-1 8
9. South Carolina Southeastern 41-11 5-0 13
10. UCLA Pacific-10 37-11 3-1 12
11. Louisville Big East 42-10 2-2 9
12. Cal State Fullerton Big West 34-14 4-0 15
13. Miami Atlantic Coast 37-13 1-2 11
14. Arkansas Southeastern 38-14 1-3 10
15. Oklahoma Big 12 37-14 2-1 14
16. Vanderbilt Southeastern 39-13 4-0 17
17. Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast 36-16 2-1 16
18. Connecticut Big East 41-11 4-1 22
19. Ole Miss Southeastern 36-17 2-2 18
20. Clemson Atlantic Coast 33-19 2-2 19
21. Auburn Southeastern 35-17 2-2 23
22. Rice Conference USA 32-19 2-2 24
23. UC Irvine Big West 32-17 3-1 27
24. Arizona Pacific-10 31-17 1-1 25
25. Oregon Pacific-10 34-18 4-0 28
26. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 32-20 1-3 21
27. LSU Southeastern 34-18 0-3 20
28. Kansas State Big 12 34-16 2-1 29
29. San Diego West Coast 31-17 1-1 30
30. Stanford Pacific-10 27-20 2-2 26
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Bethune-Cookman (32-20), California (27-18), Charlotte (35-13), College of Charleston (39-14), Florida Atlantic (31-19), Florida Gulf Coast (34-17), Fresno State (32-22), Georgia Southern (33-19), Indiana State (32-15), James Madison (26-20), Kentucky (29-23), Liberty (37-15), Louisiana-Lafayette (34-17), New Mexico (34-17), Pittsburgh (36-14), Southeastern Louisiana (39-14), Southern Miss (30-19), Tennessee (29-23), Texas A&M (33-18-1), The Citadel (34-20), Washington State (28-18).
Dropped out: None.
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

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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)