Gamecocks stay put in latest baseball Top 25

GoGamecocks staff reportsMarch 18, 2013 

South Carolina's LB Dantzler celebrates with teammates Joey Pankake and Max Schrock after his home run in the sixth inning during the Gamecocks game against Davidson at Carolina Stadium on March 12.

GERRY MELENDEZ — gmelendez@thestate.com

South Carolina baseball stayed put at No. 5 in the latest Baseball America Top 25.

The Gamecocks (17-3) were 4-1 last week, with the lone loss coming in a 2-1 series victory at Missouri.

USC faces The Citadel (14-7) in Charleston on Tuesday night. The Bulldogs took two games out of three from Wofford this past weekend.

Arkansas, the Gamecocks' upcoming SEC foe, was 3-2 last week and dropped six spots to No. 21. The Razorbacks (14-7) lost a home series to Ole Miss this past weekend.

The staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings.

TeamW-LLast WeekPrev.
1.North Carolina18-15-11
2.Vanderbilt19-24-02
3.Oregon State19-14-13
4.Louisville16-24-04
5.South Carolina17-34-15
6.Mississippi20-24-16
7.Louisiana State18-23-17
8.Cal State Fullerton16-33-08
9.Georgia Tech17-23-09
10.Kentucky16-33-110
11.UCLA15-34-011
12.Florida State18-13-112
13.Oregon15-64-116
14.Virginia17-23-122
15.Notre Dame12-52-217
16.North Carolina State16-54-118
17.Oklahoma17-45-023
18.Rice14-75-019
19.Mississippi State19-42-213
20.Arizona State12-42-214
21.Arkansas14-73-215
22.Indiana13-35-024
23.Central Arkansas17-33-1NR
24.Virginia Tech16-54-1NR
25.San Diego14-63-0NR

Dropped out: Arizona (20), Nevada-Las Vegas (21), Florida Gulf Coast (25).

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