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D1 baseball staff | April 30, 2018

Florida, Stanford stay in top two; Oklahoma State continues rise

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Florida and Stanford remained No. 1 and No. 2 in the D1Baseball Top 25 rankings for the fifth week in a row. The Gators, who have yet to lose a weekend series this year, took two of three from Auburn while the Cardinal won two out of three against rival California.

Oregon State, Ole Miss and Arkansas moved up two spots apiece to round out the top five. North Carolina was the biggest climber in the top half of the rankings, jumping four spots to No. 6 after sweeping NC State on the road. The Wolfpack fell from No. 3 to No. 8.

RANK TEAM RECORD PREVIOUS RANK
1 Florida 36-10 1
2 Stanford 33-6 2
3 Oregon State 32-7 5
4 Ole Miss 34-11 6
5 Arkansas 32-13 7
6 North Carolina 31-13 10
7 UCLA 29-10 9
8 NC State 31-11 3
9 Texas Tech 33-12 4
10 Clemson 34-11 12
11 Southern Miss 32-11 11
12 East Carolina 30-12 8
13 Duke 33-11 13
14 Kentucky 29-15 14
15 Indiana 31-10 15
16 Florida State 31-14 16
17 Oklahoma State 27-14-1 23
18 Coastal Carolina 31-14 18
19 Connecticut 25-13-1 20
20 Minnesota 28-12 21
21 Texas A&M 32-12 22
22 South Florida 29-15 24
23 Vanderbilt 25-18 17
24 Texas 30-17 19
25 Tennessee Tech 37-6 25

Surging UCLA climbed two more spots to No. 7 after sweeping Cal Poly. Texas Tech fell five spots to No. 9 after a 1-3 week that included a home series loss to TCU. And Clemson climbed two spots to return to the top 10 after winning a road series at Virginia.

MORE: UNC sweeps NC State on the road | We picked USC's all-time lineup

The biggest mover of the week was Oklahoma State, which vaulted six spots to No. 17 after sweeping Oklahoma. The Cowboys remain in first place in the Big 12 with a 15-3 conference record. Vanderbilt fell six spots to No. 23, and Texas fell five places to No. 24, but no team fell out of the rankings this week.

D1Baseball editors Aaron Fitt and Kendall Rogers determine the Top 25 rankings. Records are through games of April 30.

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