College Baseball Rankings: Virginia Still No. 1, TCU Steady At No. 11

The Virginia Cavaliers remain atop the Baseball America Top 25 rankings for a second week in a row. And that's with their ace, Danny Hultzen, taking a loss in Game 1 of their Saturday doubleheader. Hultzen allowed six run in the sixth inning, but four were unearned because a Jared King error eventually led to scoring plays for NC State. Hultzen allowed 11 hits in 7.1 innings during the 6-2 loss.

The rest of the top seven teams remained the same, though No. 4 Vanderbilt was the only team to go undefeated last week. The Commodores are tied with No. 2 South Carolina and No. 5 Florida for the SEC lead. The Gamecocks will be without OF Jackie Bradley for a few weeks after he injured his wrist.

The back of the Top 25 continues to fluctuate. Miami jumped from No. 25 to No. 16 after taking two of three from then-No. 14 North Carolina. Stanford, Troy and Connecticut entered the rankings at 21-23.

The Collegiate Baseball Newspaper kept Virginia No. 1 overall, but their rankings after No. 2 South Carolina diverge from BA's. Vanderbilt and Texas take the next two spots, but have Oregon State three spots lower than BA at No. 6. TCU is No. 7 in this poll and No. 11 in BA's.

In the ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll, Virginia is the No. 1 team, but not undisputed. Vanderbilt received three first-place votes and moved up a spot to No. 2. TCU moved four spots to No. 10.

Here is Baseball America's Top 25:

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

Dropped out: Arkansas (21), Arizona (23), Gonzaga (24)

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