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College baseball is finally here!

Nearly 300 NCAA Division I teams are gearing up for the 2020 season in hopes of an NCAA Tournament berth and landing a trip to Omaha for the College World Series. The Vanderbilt Commodores won it all last season on the backs of a talented roster full of All-Americans, and they enter this season as the team everyone is out to get.

Another crazy baseball season full of walk-off wild pitches, 13-run innings and 20-inning games that last almost seven hours is upon us, and honestly, not even the MLB can compete with the NCAA’s craziness.

College baseball’s major polls — Baseball America, D1Baseball.com, NCBWA, and the USA Today Sports baseball coaches poll — help us sift through the madness all season long. Vanderbilt sat atop the preseason leaderboard while Louisville, Texas Tech and Georgia took the next three spots in the baseball rankings.

We’ve already seen major changes after opening weekend.

The SEC remains the king conference of collegiate baseball, leading the way with ten teams in D1Baseball’s Top 25. The ACC trails with six teams, followed by the American (2), Pac 12 (2), Big 12 (2), Big Ten (1), Missouri Valley (1)) and Big West (1).

Here’s a look at where each team ranks early on in the 161st college baseball season.

NCAA Division I Baseball Rankings

1. Florida Gators

2020 Record: 8-0

Last Week: 2

2. Vanderbilt Commodores

2020 Record: 6-2

Last Week: 4

3. Louisville Cardinals

2020 Record: 4-3

Last Week: 3

4. Georgia Bulldogs

2020 Record: 7-1

Last Week: 5

5. Texas Tech Red Raiders

2020 Record: 6-1

Last Week: 6

6. Arkansas Razorbacks

2020 Record: 7-0

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Last Week: 7

7. Miami Hurricanes

2020 Record: 4-3

Last Week: 1

8. Mississippi State Bulldogs

2020 Record: 5-1

Last Week: 10

9. Florida State Seminoles

2020 Record: 6-1

Last Week: 12

10. UCLA Bruins

2020 Record: 7-0

Last Week: 14

11. LSU Tigers

2020 Record: 5-3

Last Week: 11

12. Arizona State Sun Devils

2020 Record: 5-3

Last Week: 13

13. NC State Wolfpack

2020 Record: 7-0

Last Week: 15

14. Duke Blue Devils

2020 Record: 6-1

Last Week: 16

15. Ole Miss Rebels

2020 Record: 6-1

Last Week: 17

16. Michigan Wolverines

2020 Record: 4-3

Last Week: 9

17. Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

2020 Record: 6-1

Last Week: 19

18. Texas A&M Aggies

2020 Record: 8-0

Last Week: 20

19. UCF Knights

2020 Record: 7-1

Last Week: UR

20. Auburn Tigers

2020 Record: 5-3

Last Week: 8

21. East Carolina Pirates

2020 Record: 6-1

Last Week: 21

22. Oklahoma Sooners

2020 Record: 7-2

Last Week: 23

23. Dallas Baptist Patriots

2020 Record: 6-1

Last Week: UR

24. Tennessee Volunteers

2020 Record: 7-0

Last Week: UR

25. Long Beach State Dirtbags

2020 Record: 5-2

Last Week: UR

Dropped Out:

Wake Forest, North Carolina, Cal State Fullerton, Stanford

D1Baseball.com rankings current as of Feb. 24, 2020. A new poll will be released each week.

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Patrick Pinak About the author:
Patrick has spent parts of the last four years covering University of Florida athletics and spent two seasons with Major League Baseball. He's a baseball junkie who spends his days defending Derek Jeter and the Miami Marlins. A recent Gator grad, Patrick currently resides in Gainesville, Florida.
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