May 24, 2010
For Immediate Release
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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 11 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 46-8 3-0 1
2. Virginia Atlantic Coast 45-10 2-1 2
3. Arizona State Pacific-10 45-7 3-1 3
4. Florida Southeastern 40-13 3-1 5
5. Coastal Carolina Big South 47-7 2-1 4
6. TCU Mountain West 43-11 3-0 6
7. Georgia Tech Atlantic Coast 44-11 3-1 7
8. UCLA Pacific-10 41-11 4-0 10
9. Louisville Big East 46-10 4-0 11
10. South Carolina Southeastern 43-13 2-2 9
11. Cal State Fullerton Big West 37-15 3-1 12
12. Oklahoma Big 12 42-14 5-0 15
13. Florida State Atlantic Coast 39-16 0-3 8
14. Miami Atlantic Coast 39-15 2-2 13
15. Arkansas Southeastern 40-16 2-2 14
16. Auburn Southeastern 39-17 4-0 21
17. Clemson Atlantic Coast 37-19 4-0 20
18. Connecticut Big East 43-12 2-1 18
19. Vanderbilt Southeastern 40-15 1-2 16
20. Rice Conference USA 35-20 3-1 22
21. UC Irvine Big West 34-18 2-1 23
22. Virginia Tech Atlantic Coast 36-19 0-3 17
23. Oregon Pacific-10 37-19 3-1 25
24. North Carolina Atlantic Coast 36-20 4-0 26
25. Ole Miss Southeastern 36-20 0-3 19
26. San Diego West Coast 33-18 2-1 29
27. Stanford Pacific-10 30-21 3-1 30
28. Arizona Pacific-10 32-20 1-3 24
29. College of Charleston Southern 41-15 2-1 -
30. LSU Southeastern 36-20 2-2 27
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (34-21), Bethune-Cookman (35-20), Charlotte (37-15), Florida Atlantic (33-20), Florida Gulf Coast (37-18), Fresno State (35-23), Indiana State (33-17), James Madison (29-21), Kansas State (35-18), Louisiana-Lafayette (37-18), Maine (34-20), New Mexico (35-18), Pittsburgh (37-16), Southern Miss (32-21), Texas A&M (36-19-1), Texas State (34-20), The Citadel (38-20), Washington State (31-18), Wichita State (38-18).
Dropped out: Kansas State (28).
By conference: Atlantic Coast 7, Southeastern 7, Pacific-10 5, Big 12 2, Big East 2, Big West 2, Big South 1, Conference USA 1, Mountain West 1, Southern 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)