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2011 Final College Top 25 Rankings

South Carolina won its second straight national championship to finish atop Baseball America's final Top 25 rankings for the second year in a row. The Gamecocks were also ranked No. 1 on May 23 before going 1-2 in the Southeastern Conference to fall to No. 4 in the final regular-season rankings, but they bounced back with a 10-0 romp through the NCAA tournament.

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Ninth In SEC Doesn’t Earn Reward

John Manuel -Premium Content

The first years after the NCAA Tournament jumped from 48 to 64 teams, the Division I baseball committee usually gave the benefit of the doubt to teams from the North, as well as teams that finished high in conferences outside of the traditional power leagues. This year, the committee went back a bit to its turn-of-the-century roots.

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