March 9, 2020
For Immediate Release
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FLORIDA TOPS NCBWA DIVISION I POLL

DALLAS (NCBWA) The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 23rd year with its 2020 weekly surveys and after the third week of the regular season, Florida remains No. 1 for the third-straight week.

The 2020 poll voters come from among 35 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. After a preseason Top 35 listing, the remainder of the polls will feature a national Top 30 beginning with the Feb. 17 NCBWA DI survey.

The current survey has representation by eight different conferences among the 300 baseball-playing schools in the 2020 NCAA Division I ranks. For more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to ncbwa.com.

Rk. School Conference Record Pvs.
1. Florida SEC 16-0 1
2. Texas Tech Big 12 16-1 2
3. Georgia SEC 14-2 3
4. UCLA Pac-12 13-2 5
5. Louisville ACC 11-4 6
6. Vanderbilt SEC 12-5 4
7. Miami (FL) ACC 11-4 8
8. Ole Miss SEC 14-1 10
9. Arizona State Pac-12 13-4 9
10. N.C. State ACC 13-2 7
11. Duke ACC 12-3 12
12. Oklahoma Big 12 13-4 15
13. Mississippi State SEC 10-4 13
14. UCF American Athletic 15-2 19
15. Auburn SEC 13-3 18
16. Arkansas SEC 9-5 11
17. Florida State ACC 10-5 14
18. LSU SEC 11-5 21
19. East Carolina American Athletic 12-3 22
20. Texas A&M SEC 14-3 23
21. Tennessee SEC 14-2 16
22. Dallas Baptist Missouri Valley 11-4 25
23. Long Beach State Big West 10-5 24
24. Alabama SEC 15-1 26
25. Clemson ACC 12-3 27
26. Pepperdine West Coast 12-3 30
27. Michigan Big Ten 8-7 17
28. Tulane American Athletic 13-2 RV
29. TCU Big 12 11-4 20
30. Texas Big 12 13-3 28
Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama State (13-3), Arizona (10-5), Baylor (10-5), Belmont (13-3), Cal State Northridge (10-5), Coastal Carolina (10-5), College of Charleston (11-2), Davidson (12-3), East Tennessee State (12-2), Eastern Kentucky (11-2), Georgia Tech (10-5), Hawaii (8-6), Indiana (8-5), New Mexico (12-4), New Mexico State (12-4), Notre Dame (10-2), Oklahoma State (10-5), Old Dominion (12-2), San Diego (11-4), Santa Clara (12-5), Southern Miss (11-4), Texas-Arlington (12-3), UC Irvine (8-7), UC Santa Barbara (13-2), Virginia (12-4), Washington (9-6), West Virginia (10-5), Wichita State (13-2), Wofford (13-3), Wright State (5-9)
Dropped out: Georgia Tech (29).
By conference: SEC 11, ACC 6, Big 12 4, American Athletic 3, Pac-12 2, Big Ten 1, Big West 1, Missouri Valley 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 Division I Players of the Week, the Stopper of the Year, and publication and writing contests.

2020 NCBWA Polls (No. 1 Team):
Preseason (Vanderbilt)
Feb. 17 (Texas Tech)
Feb. 24 (Florida)
March 2 (Florida)
March 9 (Florida)
Final (Florida)