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College Top 25

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Updated on: 5/21/2018
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    Florida

    SEC
    Notes:

    Last week: 0-3
    Overall: 41-15, 20-10 in SEC (13-5 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 13-1
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ Mississippi State: L 6-3, L 12-4, L 13-6
    Upcoming:
    SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

    Week in a sentence: While the Gators were swept by Mississippi State, it was the only series they’ve lost all season—and a series that Florida didn’t need to win; the Gators still have the best resume in the country.

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    Oregon State

    Pac-12
    Notes:

    Last week: 4-1
    Overall: 42-9-1, 18-8-1 in Pac-12 (2-1 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 10-2
    Results:
    May 14-15: San Diego: W 23-6 (7), W 19-6 (7)
    May 18-20: @ Southern California: W 4-0, W 8-1, L 8-0
    Upcoming:
    May 24-26: (16) UCLA

    Week in a sentence: Fresh off a huge series win over Stanford, the Beavers kept chugging along with a 4-1 week and a series win at Southern California.

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    Stanford

    Pac-12
    Notes:

    Last week: 4-0
    Overall: 43-8, 21-6 in Pac-12 (8-5 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 11-2
    Results:
    May 15: Brigham Young: W 5-1
    May 18-20: Washington State: W 10-1, W 9-6, W 4-2
    Upcoming:
    May 24-26: @ Washington

    Week in a sentence: The Cardinal rebounded from its series loss at Oregon State with a clean sweep of Washington State and holds a firm 2.5-game lead in the Pac-12 heading into the final weekend.

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    Mississippi

    SEC
    Notes:

    Last week: 3-1
    Overall: 42-14, 18-12 in SEC (12-5 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 11-3
    Results:
    May 15: @ Arkansas State: W 15-8
    May 17-19: @ Alabama: W 3-2, L 1-0, W 10-8
    Upcoming:
    SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

    Week in a sentence: The Rebels claimed the SEC West title with a series win at Alabama; the title was Ole Miss’ first since 2014.

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    North Carolina

    ACC
    Notes:

    Last week: 3-1
    Overall: 37-17, 22-8 in ACC (6-9 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-4
    Results:
    May 15: @ UNC Wilmington: L 4-2
    May 17-19: Virginia Tech: W 9-1, W 11-2, W 6-1
    Upcoming:
    ACC Tournament in Durham

    Week in a sentence: The Tar Heels won the Atlantic Coast Conference title thanks to tiebreaker rules over Clemson, earning the No. 1 overall seed in the ACC tournament.

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    Clemson

    ACC
    Notes:

    Last week: 4-0
    Overall: 43-13, 22-8 in ACC (5-7 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 12-2
    Results:
    May 15: @ Kennesaw State: W 7-2
    May 17-19: @ Pittsburgh: W 16-6, W 4-1, W 5-0
    Upcoming:
    ACC Tournament in Durham

    Week in a sentence: The Tigers did everything they could to win the ACC title, sweeping Pittsburgh this weekend, but will have to settle for the Atlantic Division title and the No. 2 seed in the conference tournament.

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    Texas Tech

    Big 12
    Notes:

    Last week: 3-0
    Overall: 38-15, 15-9 in Big 12 (12-8 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-4
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ (25) Oklahoma State: W 9-4, W 14-6, W 7-3
    Upcoming:
    Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City

    Week in a sentence: While the Red Raiders didn’t win the Big 12 title for the third straight year, they did have a direct impact on the race, knocking Oklahoma State out of first place with a loud sweep on the road.

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    Georgia

    SEC
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-1
    Overall: 37-17, 18-12 in SEC (10-10 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-5
    Results:
    May 17-19: (5) Arkansas: L 8-6, W 8-7 (10), W 3-2
    Upcoming:
    SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

    Week in a sentence: One of the season’s pleasant surprises, Georgia held off Arkansas to finish just behind Florida in the SEC East; the Bulldogs rank third in the country in RPI heading into the SEC Tournament.

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    Arkansas

    SEC
    Notes:

    Last week: 1-2
    Overall: 37-17, 18-12 in SEC (13-6 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 8-5
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ (12) Georgia: W 8-6, L 8-7 (10), L 3-2
    Upcoming:
    SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

    Week in a sentence: While deadly at home, the Razorbacks dropped another road series to Georgia this weekend, dropping them to 7-14 away from Baum Stadium this season.

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    North Carolina State

    ACC
    Notes:

    Last week: 1-2
    Overall: 40-14, 19-11 in ACC (9-7 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 11-2
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ (14) Florida State: L 4-3 (11), L 6-3 (10), W 5-3
    Upcoming:
    ACC Tournament in Durham

    Week in a sentence: The Wolfpack could have very easily won a weekend series at Florida State as both of the first two games ended in walk-off fashion; the Wolfpack lost just two series all year—to FSU and to UNC.

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    Minnesota

    Big Ten
    Notes:

    Overall: 37-13, 17-4 in Big Ten (5-2 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 10-1
    Results:
    May 15: @ St. John’s: W 8-4 (8)
    May 17-18: @ Rutgers: W 4-0, W 5-3
    Upcoming:
    Big Ten Tournament in Omaha

    Week in a sentence: The Gophers capped off an impressive surge up the Big Ten standings by celebrating their 24th conference title with a sweep at Rutgers.

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    Duke

    ACC
    Notes:

    Last week: 1-2
    Overall: 39-14, 18-11 in ACC (8-7 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 11-3
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ Georgia Tech: L 9-6, L 20-7, W 12-5
    Upcoming:
    ACC Tournament in Durham

    Week in a sentence: The Blue Devils couldn’t build off the momentum gained from a series win over rival UNC, dropping a series at Georgia Tech, including a 20-7 loss in the second game.

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    Florida State

    ACC
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-1
    Overall: 39-17, 16-13 in ACC (7-9 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 10-4
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ (7) North Carolina State: W 4-3 (11), W 6-3 (10), L 5-3
    Upcoming:
    ACC Tournament in Durham

    Week in a sentence: Needing another marquee series win to firm up a hosting bid, the Seminoles got it in thrilling fashion, walking off twice in extra innings against the Wolfpack.

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    Texas

    Big 12
    Notes:

    Last week: 4-0
    Overall: 37-18, 17-7 in Big 12 (7-10 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-4
    Results:
    May 15: Texas State: W 6-2
    May 17-19: Texas Christian: W 3-2, W 5-3, W 7-3
    Upcoming:
    Big 12 Tournament in Oklahoma City

    Week in a sentence: The stars aligned perfectly for the Longhorns, as Texas Tech swept first-place Oklahoma State and Texas swept Texas Christian to win its first Big 12 title since 2011.

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    Coastal Carolina

    Sun Belt
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-1
    Overall: 38-17, 23-7 in Sun Belt (2-2 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-1
    Results:
    May 18-19: @ Appalachian State: W 10-4, W 10-5, L 11-7
    Upcoming:
    Sun Belt Tournament in Lafayette, La.

    Week in a sentence: The Chanticleers left no doubt who the best team in the Sun Belt is, capping off the conference slate at 23-7, which is four games ahead of the next closest team.

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    UCLA

    Pac-12
    Notes:

    Last week: 4-1
    Overall: 35-17, 18-9 in Pac-12 (2-2 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-3
    Results:
    May 15: Cal State Northridge: L 4-3 (13), W 15-2
    May 18-20: Oregon: W 12-4, W 15-1, W 10-2
    Upcoming:
    May 24-26: @ (2) Oregon State

    Week in a sentence: After a tough series loss last week at Washington, UCLA returned home and, aside from the completion of a suspended game against Cal State Northridge, got its offense back in gear, winning four games by a combined score of 52-9.

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    Southern Mississippi

    Conference USA
    Notes:

    Last week: 3-1
    Overall: 39-15, 23-6 in CUSA (3-3 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 12-1
    Results:
    May 15: New Orleans: L 14-9
    May 17-19: @ Marshall: W 10-2, W 7-4, W 18-9
    Upcoming:
    Conference USA Tournament in Biloxi, Miss.

    Week in a sentence: Its march to the Conference USA title slowed last week by a series loss to Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss left little doubt this week with a sweep at Marshall to claim back-to-back regular-season titles.

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    Houston

    AAC
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-1
    Overall: 33-21, 16-8 in American (7-5 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-3
    Results:
    May 15: vs. Rice in Sugar Land, Texas: W 7-2
    May 17-18: @ Southeastern Louisiana: W 6-3, L 5-4
    Upcoming:
    American Tournament in Clearwater, Fla.

    Week in a sentence: Having finished its conference slate last weekend, Houston kept rolling with a 2-1 week that included a win against Rice to clinch the Silver Glove Series against its crosstown rival.

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    East Carolina

    AAC
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-2
    Overall: 39-15, 14-10 in American (5-2 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 10-3
    Results:
    May 15: Campbell: W 12-7
    May 17-18: @ Connecticut: L 3-2, W 6-3, L 4-2
    Upcoming:
    American Tournament in Clearwater, Fla.

    Week in a sentence: East Carolina’s series loss at Connecticut was just its third all season, but it completed the Pirates’ trifecta of series losses against the top three teams in the American Athletic Conference standings.

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    Stetson

    Atlantic Sun
    Notes:

    Last week: 1-0
    Overall: 41-11, 15-3 in Atlantic Sun (2-3 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 10-2
    Results:
    May 17: South Carolina-Upstate: W 14-5
    Upcoming:
    Atlantic Sun Tournament in Jacksonville

    Week in a sentence: Rain washed out the bulk of Stetson’s series against South Carolina-Upstate and the Hatters now turn their attention to adding an Atlantic Sun Conference Tournament title to their regular-season crown.

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    Tennessee Tech

    Ohio Valley
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-1
    Overall: 46-7, 27-3 in Ohio Valley (0-0 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 13-1
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ Morehead State: W 10-7, L 8-7, W 18-17
    Upcoming:
    Ohio Valley Tournament in Oxford, Ala.

    Week in a sentence: Tennessee Tech had long since wrapped up the Ohio Valley Conference title but needed a furious comeback Saturday to finish this season undefeated in conference series.

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    South Carolina

    SEC
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-1
    Overall: 32-22, 17-13 in SEC (11-11 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-5
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ Texas A&M: L 6-3, W 5-3, W 10-1
    Upcoming:
    SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

    Week in a sentence: South Carolina finished the regular season with a series win at Texas A&M and has now won five straight SEC series for the first time since 2012.

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    Auburn

    SEC
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-2
    Overall: 37-19, 15-15 in SEC (8-11 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-5
    Results:
    May 15: @ Troy: L 9-5
    May 17-19: Louisiana State: W 11-4, L 6-2, W 14-5
    Upcoming:
    SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

    Week in a sentence: A series win against Louisiana State got Auburn back to .500 in SEC play and keeps the Tigers in the hunt to host a regional.

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    Missouri State

    MVC
    Notes:

    Last week: 2-1
    Overall: 35-15, 18-3 in Missouri Valley (0-3 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 9-1-1
    Results:
    May 17-19: @ Dallas Baptist: W 9-5, L 12-2, W 10-4
    Upcoming:
    Missouri Valley Tournament in Dallas

    Week in a sentence: In a matchup of the top two teams in the Missouri Valley Conference, Missouri State went on the road to win a series at Dallas Baptist and claim its second straight conference title.

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    Mississippi State

    SEC
    Notes:

    Last week: 3-0
    Overall: 31-24, 15-15 in SEC (12-13 vs. Top 25)
    Weekend series: 5-7
    Results:
    May 17-19: (1) Florida: W 6-3, W 12-4, W 13-6
    Upcoming:
    SEC Tournament in Hoover, Ala.

    Week in a sentence: Mississippi State needed a big weekend to lift itself off the NCAA Tournament bubble and got it with a sweep of top-ranked Florida.

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