LSU Baseball #2 In USA TODAY Baseball Top 25 Coaches Poll
The LSU Tigers remain at number two in this week’s USA TODAY Baseball Top 25 Coaches Poll, which was released on Monday.
LSU, who went 4-1 on the week, with two non-conference wins over Southern, before winning 2-of-3 over the weekend, in an SEC series against the Arkansas Razorbacks, are now 34-3, overall.
The Tigers are right behind the top-ranked North Carolina Tar Heels, who stand at 34-2, overall, after going 5-0 last week, including a three-game, ACC sweep of Virginia Tech.
The Vanderbilt Commodores are ranked third again this week, after going 4-0 last week, to improve to 33-4, overall,
Vanderbilt, who swept a three-game, SEC series from Missouri over the weekend, is now 14-1 in SEC play, one game ahead of LSU, who is 13-2 in conference play, for the best overall conference record in the SEC.
Cal State-Fullerton stays at number four this week, while Oregon St. moves into the top five.
Rounding out the top ten, at 6-10, it’s Florida St., Oregon, Virginia, Louisville, and Mississippi St.
UCLA, Arkansas, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Georgia Tech are at numbers 11-15, with North Carolina St., Ole Miss, Arizona St., Kentucky, and Indiana at 16-20.
Finally, at 21-25 in this week’s poll, it’s UC-Irvine, Cal Poly, Rice, Clemson, and Arizona.
LSU is at home on Wednesday, hosting Grambling St., before traveling to Tuscaloosa, Alabama this weekend, to take on the Alabama Crimson Tide, in a three-game, weekend, SEC series.