Collegiate Baseball Div. I Poll 6-11-12

FLORIDA NO. 1 IN COLLEGIATE BASEBALL POLL

TUCSON, Ariz. — Florida (47-18) has been ranked No. 1 in the latest Collegiate Baseball newspaper NCAA Division I baseball poll.

The Gators, which beat N.C. State two straight to advance to their third consecutive College World Series, are 5-0 in the post-season and have outscored opponents, 41-14.

Louisiana St., which captured the SEC regular-season title and was ranked No. 1 last week, was upset at home against Stony Brook.

Poll Notes: Several teams which qualified for the College World Series are red-hot. Kent St. has won 22 of its last 23, UCLA 16 of 17, Stony Brook 28 of 31, and Arizona 13 of 15. Second ranked South Carolina will seek its third straight national championship after winning the Columbia Super Regional two straight over Oklahoma. The Gamecocks have won a record 21 straight NCAA tournament games entering the CWS.

The Collegiate Baseball newspaper poll is the oldest college baseball poll. Its birth took place during the 1957 college baseball season.

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Collegiate Baseball Newspaper’s

NCAA Div. I Poll (As of June 11, 2012)

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  Rank School (Record) Points Previous
    1. Florida (47-18) 495 3
    2. South Carolina (45-17) 494 2
    3. Florida St. (48-15) 492 4
    4. UCLA (47-14) 490 6
    5. Arizona (43-17) 489 7
    6. Arkansas (44-20) 486 11
    7. Stony Brook (52-13) 485 16
    8. Kent St. (46-18) 483 13
    9. Louisiana St. (47-18) 480 1
  10. Baylor (49-17) 477 5
  11. Oregon (46-19) 475 8
  12. N.C. State (43-20) 473 10
  13. Oklahoma (42-25) 470 12
  14. Stanford (41-18) 466 9
  15. St. John’s (40-23) 465 14
  16. Texas Christian (40-22) 464 15
  17. North Carolina (46-16) 463 17
  18. Rice (42-18) 461 18
  19. Texas A&M (43-18) 459 19
  20. Arizona St. (36-20) 458 20
  21. Kentucky (45-18) 456 21
  22. Cal. St. Fullerton (36-21) 454 22
  23. Purdue (45-14) 453 23
  24. Mississippi St. (40-24) 451 24
  25. Oregon St. (40-20) 448 25
  26. Central Florida (45-17) 447 26
  27. Virginia (39-19-1) 445 27
  28. Pepperdine (36-23) 443 28
  29. Appalachian St. (41-18) 441 29
  30. Louisville (41-22) 439 30