Gamecocks stay put in baseball polls

GoGamecocks staff reportsApril 25, 2011 

USC head coach Ray Tanner waits for the game to start against Wofford Wednesday at Carolina Sadium.

TRACY GLANTZ — tglantz@thestate.com

South Carolina held steady in the weekly baseball rankings after winning the weekend series against Mississippi State.

After winning two of three games against Mississippi State over the weekend, the Gamecocks (31-8, 14-4 SEC) remained No. 2 in both the Baseball America Top 25 and Collegiate Baseball rankings.

The Gamecocks will play host to Liberty at 1 p.m. Tuesday before a three-game home SEC series against Auburn.

Virginia remained No. 1 in both polls. The Cavaliers are 40-4 and have won 21 of their last 23 games.

Baseball America Top 25

Rk. Team W-L Last Week Prev.
1. Virginia 40-4 4-1 1
2. South Carolina 31-8 3-1 2
3. Oregon State 29-8 2-1 3
4. Vanderbilt 35-5 3-0 4
5. Florida 31-10 3-1 5
6. Texas A&M 29-11 3-1 6
7. Texas 30-10 3-1 7
8. Arizona State 28-9 3-0 9  
9. Florida State 31-10 5-0 10
10. Cal State Fullerton 28-11 1-2 8
11. Texas Christian 29-11 4-0 11
12. Georgia Tech 30-11 3-1 13
13. Fresno State 28-7 3-2 12
14. Oklahoma 29-11 3-1 17
15. Southern Mississippi 30-9 3-1 19
16. Miami 27-13 3-1 25
17. Stetson 31-9 2-2 18
18. North Carolina 32-10 2-2 14
19. Oklahoma State 28-12 1-3 16
20. California 24-12 1-3 15
21. Stanford 19-13 3-1 NR
22. Troy 30-10 3-1 NR
23. Connecticut 26-12 5-0 NR
24. UCLA 21-14 2-2 20
25. Rice 28-16 2-2 22

Collegiate Baseball rankings

Rank School (Record) Points Previous
1. Virginia (40-4) 496 1
2. South Carolina (31-8) 494 2
3. Vanderbilt (35-5) 493 3
4. Texas (30-10) 490 4
5. Florida (31-10) 488 6
6. Oregon St. (29-8) 486 7
7. Texas Christian (29-11) 484 10
8. Texas A&M (29-11) 483 8
9. Georgia Tech. (30-11) 481 9
10. Arizona St. (28-9) 480 12
11. Cal. St. Fullerton (28-11) 477 5
12. Florida St. (31-10) 474 18
13. UCLA (21-14) 468 11
14. Miami, Fla. (27-13) 465 20
15. Oklahoma (29-11) 463 16
16. Fresno St. (28-7) 460 13
17. North Carolina (32-10) 458 14
18. Connecticut (26-12-1) 455 26
19. Southern Miss. (30-9) 450 22
20. U.C. Irvine (26-10) 448 24
21. Oklahoma St. (28-12) 447 15
22. Arkansas (28-11) 445 17
23. Stetson (31-9) 444 21
24. California (24-12) 442 19
25. Clemson (25-14) 439
26. Charlotte (31-9) 437 30
27. Stanford (19-13) 436
28. Rice (28-16) 433 25
29. Kent St. (26-12) 430
30. St. John’s (21-13) 428

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