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April 8, 2013

Chasing Omaha Top-25 – April 8, 2013

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We’re certainly in the thick of the season at this point, and this week provided us some great entertainment and clarity.

For example, it’s very safe to say that LSU and Vanderbilt are both solid with North Carolina atop the national rankings. Both had very impressive weekends in huge series.

It’s safe to say that the Oklahoma pitching staff can hold it’s own against any other staff, especially Friday and Saturday night. The Sooners beat Texas in a series for the first time since 1998.

It’s safe to say that the Pac 12 is solid at the top, and there’s not much separation between those top four or five teams. It was a very entertaining week out west.

All of these things are accounted for in this week’s Chasing Omaha Top-25.

North Carolina, LSU and Vanderbilt lead the way, with Cal State Fullerton and Virginia rounding out the Top-5. South Carolina moves into the Top-10, while Oklahoma makes its debut there.

Oklahoma, Louisville and North Carolina State all tied for the biggest jump in the poll, all moving four spots. On the other hand, Georgia Tech and Kentucky both dropped six spots. The Wildcats were dominated by LSU this weekend while the Yellow Jackets dropped a series to Duke.

Notre Dame moved back into the poll, replacing Oklahoma State. The Cowboys dropped their series against Kansas this past weekend.

Here is this week’s Chasing Omaha Top 25:

 

Rank

Team

Points

Previous

1

North Carolina (6)

150

1

2

LSU 143 2

3

Vanderbilt 139 3

4

Cal State Fullerton 124 5

5

Virginia 121 6

6

Florida State 114 7

7

Oregon State 110 4

8

South Carolina 106 12

9

Oklahoma 105 13

10

Oregon 104 9

11

Arkansas 98 11

12

UCLA 73 10

13

Louisville 71 17

14

Kentucky 69 8

15

Mississippi State 60 16
16 Rice 49 18

17

Mississippi 44 14

18

North Carolina State 40 22

19

Indiana 37 20

20

Arizona State 36 23

21

Georgia Tech 33 15

22

Houston 31 21

23

UC Irvine 22 24

24

Stanford 21 25

25

Notre Dame 10 NR

Others Receiving Votes: Oklahoma State 9, Cal Poly 9, Florida Gulf Coast 6, Virginia Tech 4, Campbell 1

 



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