College Baseball Rankings Top 25 For April 16, 2018
Florida remains atop the Baseball America Top 25, powered by Louisville Slugger, after a perfect 4-0 week and its fifth straight Southeastern Conference series win to start the season.
The Gators improved to 32-6 on the season and have the most wins in the country. Florida continues to lead the SEC and has now been ranked No. 1 for seven weeks this season.
North Carolina State, Stanford and Arkansas again follow Florida. Texas Tech rounds out the top five. Vanderbilt climbs to No. 6, its highest ranking of the season. Mississippi, Duke, Kentucky and Oregon State round out the top 10.
Illinois this week reenters the Top 25. The Illini rank No. 25 and rejoin the Top 25 after a two-week absence.
Auburn is the lone team to drop out of the Top 25 this week. The Tigers are 6-9 in the SEC.
The Southeastern Conference leads all conferences with eight teams in the Top 25. The Atlantic Coast Conference follows with five representatives.
The staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings. Records indicated are through April 15 and do not include ties.
College Baseball Takeaways: Texas, Stanford Win Thrilling Openers
In an atmosphere befitting a series of that magnitude, the Longhorns claimed game 1 with a tight, 5-4 victory.