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College baseball rankings – 2023 top 25 poll

College baseball rankings - 2023 top 25 poll

While the SEC is certainly putting on a show this season, out West the Pac-12 is playing some incredible baseball across the board. Washington is as hot as any team in the nation, upsets are happening all over the place and Arizona is sneaking its way into the conversation.

LSU might have slightly faltered last week, but a dominant comeback shows why the Tigers were and still are the No. 1 team in the nation.

Key game last week: Washington 11, UCLA 10. This game had all the high stakes, and the Huskies came out of it on top with their third straight series win. A seven-run inning is what really gave Washington the edge with Will Simpson’s 10th home run of the season being the catalyst. And after its win, Washington did an excellent job of trolling UCLA.

Key game to watch: Tennessee at LSU on Thursday (8 p.m. ET on ESPNU). LSU was tested last week against Arkansas when it dropped the first game of that series, but the Tigers bounced back and scored 26 runs over the course of the last two games to take the series. Battle-tested and came back stronger? Somehow that makes for a scarier LSU. But Tennessee is rolling after getting swept in its conference opening series to Missouri and responding back with a sweep of Texas A&M this past weekend. In a battle of SEC powerhouses, this series is going to have all the drama and be extremely fun to watch.

Key player to watch: Tommy White, LSU. Better known as Tommy Tanks, this guy can just blast home runs left and right. And last week was no different with a sixth-inning hit that was just a thing of beauty. He’s hit just eight home runs so far this season. and he might just bring his A-game this weekend.

Play of the week: The SEC is really showing out with some great catches across the board, but this one from Braylen Wimmer in South Carolina’s win over Missouri is something special.

Here are the rest of the schools ranked in the D1baseball.com Top 25 poll:

*Games through Sunday March 26

1. LSU (21-3)
2. Wake Forest (22-3)
3. Florida (22-4)
4. Vanderbilt (19-5)
5. Virginia (22-2)
6. Arkansas (20-4)
7. Stanford (15-5)
8. East Carolina (19-5)
9. South Carolina (23-2)
10. Tennessee (19-6)
11. Louisville (19-4)
12. UCLA (16-5)
13. North Carolina (18-6)
14. Boston College (17-5)
15. Campbell (19-3)
16. Florida Gulf Coast (21-4)
17. Oklahoma State (20-5)
18. Kentucky (21-3)
19. Coastal Carolina (14-7)
20. UConn (16-5)
21. Texas (18-7)
22. Texas Tech (18-7)
23. Miami (15-9)
24. West Virginia (18-6)
25. Iowa (19-3)

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