|2.||Cal State Fullerton||20-7||3-1||4|
|Dropped Out: Stanford (17), North Carolina State (20), Baylor (22).|
DURHAM, N.C.–Mississippi State lost its first game of the season
but remained atop Baseball America’s weekly college baseball rankings.
The 19-1 Bulldogs have held the No. 1 spot for two weeks.
State and South Carolina moved into the Top 5 for the first time this
season. The Seminoles are 25-2 and ranked fourth, while the Gamecocks
are ranked fifth at 22-3 after a three-game sweep of Florida. The
Gators slid to No. 15 following their fourth straight loss.
beat Rice for the third time this year and then swept Oklahoma State
for its 10th win in 12 games to move back into the Top 10. The
Longhorns were the preseason No. 1 team.
Kentucky is 4-2 in
the Southeastern Conference, its best league start since 1996, and 20-5
overall as it checks in at No. 20. It marks the first ranking for the
Wildcats since March 2000. Winthrop, winner of six straight games,
moves back into the rankings at No. 24. Miami, which has won 17 of 18
since starting the year 6-6, makes its 2006 debut at No. 25.
staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings. Records
indicated are through games of March 26 and do not include ties.