DALLAS (NCBWA) – The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association continues its tradition of NCAA Division I polls for the 25th year with its 2023 weekly surveys.
Preseason No. 1 LSU remains on a roll and is atop the poll for the 11th consecutive time in ‘23.
Some of the big movers from Weeks 10 to 11 of the regular-season surveys have been South Carolina from No. 7 to 3, Campbell from No. 11 to 5, Stanford from No. 10 to 7, Boston College from No. 17 to 12, Texas Tech from No. 18 to 15, DBU from No. 23 to 17, Tennessee from No. 21 to 18, West Virginia from No. 29 to 21, Oregon from N0. 25 to 22, and Duke from receiving votes to No. 23, among others.
There have been 13 conferences (11 this week) represented in the first 11 standings of 2023, and there were 14 different conferences in the 2022 NCBWA polls.
The 2023 poll voters come from among 35 college baseball writers and related media persons from throughout the nation. The ’23 season features 305 NCAA Division I baseball-playing schools, and for more information or to join the NCBWA, please go to ncbwa.com.
|2022 NCBWA DIVISION I POLL (APRIL 24)|
|9.||Coastal Carolina||Sun Belt||26-12||13|
|15.||Texas Tech||Big 12||29-13||18|
|21.||West Virginia||Big 12||29-11||29|
|24.||Oklahoma State||Big 12||28-13||26|
|Others receiving votes (listed alphabetically): Alabama (29-12), Alabama State (27-14), Army (28-12), Cal State Fullerton (23-11), Clemson (25-16), CSU Northridge (23-11), Georgia (23-17), Indiana State (25-12), Iowa (26-10), Kansas State (26-16), Kent State (25-12), Northeastern (32-7), Oral Roberts (29-11), Southern Miss (23-15), Texas A&M (25-15), UC Santa Barbara (25-12), UCLA (22-13-1), UNC (5-24), UNCW (24-14), USC (24-14-1), Wichita State (24-15), Wofford (29-10), Xavier (Ohio) (25-15).|
|Dropped out: UCLA (22).|
|By conference: ACC 7, SEC 7, Big 12 4, Pac-12 4, Conference USA 2, American Athletic 1, Atlantic Sun 1, Big East 1, Big South 1, Big Ten 1, Sun Belt 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.