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For the first time this season, the number one team in the country is the same in back-to-back weeks. Arkansas stays atop the rankings after a three-game sweep of Murray State. Vanderbilt remains behind the Razorbacks at number two after a perfect 3-0 week, and Mississippi State moves up one spot to number three. The Bulldogs threw a combined no-hitter over the weekend in their series victory over Kent State.
#4 Georgia Tech scored one of the weekend's most impressive series wins as they blasted Louisville. The Yellow Jackets jump up three spots. Ole Miss rounds out the top top five after going 5-0 on the week.
#6 Miami scored a bounce back series victory at NC State and stays one spot ahead of rival #7 Florida. The Gators were 3-1 on the week, losing only a midweek game to Florida Atlantic before sweeping Florida A&M. Louisville drops to number eight after losing the series at Georgia Tech. The Cardinals were missing their ace, Glenn Albanese, for the series.
#9 TCU, #10 East Carolina, #11 UCLA, and #12 Texas Tech all slide up one spot. #13 Arizona is up three spots after a 4-0 weekend at the Frisco College Classic. The Wildcats twice defeated Oklahoma and won games against Missouri and Dallas Baptist as well. #14 Boston College notched a road series win at Auburn to move up five spots in the rankings. The Eagles scored eight runs in the ninth and two in the tenth to shock Auburn in the rubber match. #15 LSU drops ten spots after losing a home series to Oral Roberts.
#16 Oklahoma State had a successful 2-0-1 weekend as the Cowboys revenged last season's series loss to Grand Canyon. #17 South Carolina, #18 Virginia Tech, #19 Virginia, and #20 Oregon State finish off the top 20. Fellow Pac-12 team, Arizona State comes next at #21 followed by #22 Duke. The Blue Devils bounced back from a 1-2 start to ACC play by knocking off Pitt over the weekend. #23 San Diego State is the highest ranked mid-major team. The Aztecs started Mountain West Conference play with a series win over Fresno State. #24 Georgia and #25 Texas follow. The Longhorns took two out of three games at Houston over the weekend.
#29 Oregon enters the rankings after a four-game sweep at UCSB. The Ducks used late-inning rallies in games one and two to knock off the Gauchos and enter College Baseball Nation's rankings for the first time. #41 Stanford also enters the top 50 after a four-game sweep of San Francisco.
#48 Southern Illinois enters the rankings for the first time in poll history as the Salukis are 11-0 on the season. Southern Illinois leads the nation with 24 home runs. #49 Michigan and #50 Ball State re-enter the rankings after a one-week hiatus. Ball State won two out of three games at Kentucky this weekend.
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