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College Top 25: June 26

Louisiana State entered the postseason ranked No. 1, then dominated the College World Series to win its sixth national championship and finish the season ranked No. 1 in the Baseball America Top 25 college baseball rankings.

LSU was ranked second in the preseason, and four of BA’s top five preseason teams reached Omaha. North Carolina, the preseason No. 3 team, finished sixth, while preseason No. 4 Texas was the CWS runner-up and finished ranked second. Cal State Fullerton, which opened the year ranked fifth, finished fourth.

The other teams that reached Omaha finished fifth (Virginia), seventh (Arkansas) and 11th (Southern Mississippi) in the final rankings.

The staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings. Records indicated are through the end of the season and do not include ties.

Rk. Team W-L Last Week Prev.
1. Louisiana State 56-17 5-1 1
2. Texas 50-16 4-2 4
3. Arizona State 51-14 2-2 2
4. Cal State Fullerton 47-16 0-2 3
5. Virginia 49-15 1-2 5
6. North Carolina 48-18 1-2 6
7. Arkansas 41-24 2-2 8
8. Rice 43-18 0-0 7
9. Florida State 45-18 0-0 9
10. UC Irvine 45-15 0-0 10
11. Southern Mississippi 40-26 0-0 11
12. Florida 42-22 0-0 12
13. Mississippi 44-20 0-0 13
14. Texas Christian 40-18 0-0 14
15. Louisville 47-18 0-0 15
16. Clemson 44-22 0-0 16
17. East Carolina 46-20 0-0 17
18. Oklahoma 43-20 0-0 18
19. Kansas State 43-18 0-0 19
20. Georgia Tech 38-19 0-0 20
21. Minnesota 40-19 0-0 21
22. Gonzaga 36-18 0-0 22
23. Western Kentucky 42-20 0-0 23
24. Elon 41-18 0-0 24
25. South Carolina 40-23 0-0 25
Dropped Out: None.

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