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d1baseball.com staff | March 27, 2017

Clemson jumps into top five in newest D1Baseball.com ranking

  Clemson moved from No. 7 to No. 5 in the lastest D1Baseball.com rankings.

Oregon State remained No. 1 in the D1Baseball Top 25 rankings after sweeping a big Pac-12 showdown series against then-No. 9 Arizona. The Beavers improved to 20-1 overall and extended their winning streak to 15 straight games.

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Louisville, Texas Tech and TCU held steady in the next three spots after winning their weekend series. Clemson moved up two spots to No. 5 after sweeping a road series at Boston College, extending its school-record road winning streak to 15 games.

South Carolina, North Carolina and Florida moved up to Nos. 7, 8 and 9, respectively, after winning conference series. The Gators took two of three at home from LSU, which slid one spot to No. 6 after a 2-2 week that also included a quality midweek win against Southeastern Louisiana.

Cal State Fullerton and Arizona dropped four spots apiece to No. 10 and No. 13, respectively, after getting swept in road series against tough opponents. Ole Miss fell five spots to No. 19 after a 1-3 week that included a series loss to Kentucky. The Wildcats climbed three places to No. 16.

Two teams entered the rankings this week. Arkansas jumped in at No. 20 after taking a road series from then-No. 24 Missouri, which fell out of the rankings. Southern Miss made its season debut in the rankings at No. 25 after a 3-1 week.

Baylor joined Missouri as teams that fell out of the Top 25. The Bears dropped their second straight series, losing two of three at home to Oklahoma, which climbed one spot to No. 24.