College Baseball Roundup

Introducing a new weekly feature on The Bootleg occuring every Monday, The College Baseball Roundup. Included is a look around the Pac-10 Conference as well as JJ's "Super Sixteen" national rankings.

Last Week in the Pac-10 :
* at Arizona State 2, Washington 1
* at Oregon State 2, Arizona 1
* at USC 3, California 0
at Stanford 2, Texas 1
at Washington State 2, Pace 1

Pac-10 Standings :
                      Conf.   GB    Overall

USC                    3-0     -     15-13
Arizona State          4-2    0.5    20-10
Oregon State           2-1    1.0    17-10
California             3-3    1.5    19-14
Stanford               0-0    1.5    19-6
UCLA                   0-0    1.5    13-16
Washington             1-2    2.0    12-10-1
Arizona                2-4    2.5    21-12
Washington State       0-3    3.0    12-16

This Week in the Pac-10 :
* Stanford at Arizona
* Oregon State at USC
* UCLA at California
* Arizona State at Washington State
Washington at Missouri
 

JJ's Super Sixteen
** Records are through Sunday 3-31 **

   Team                  Record  Previous

1. Stanford               19-6      1
            * Cardinal take 2-of-3 at home versus Texas to win 8th straight series to begin year.

2. Clemson                23-1      2
            * Tigers with a perfect 5-0 week as they take two from Coastal Carolina and then sweep visiting Maryland.

3. Rice                   26-5      3
            * Owls drop mid-week game to SW Texas State, but rebound to sweep Fresno State over the weekend.

4. Wake Forest            22-5      5
            * Demon Deacons go 3-1 last week including impressive series win over Florida State.

5. Houston                21-8      6
            * Cougars continue to play well with a 3-1 week (1-0 vs. Fresno State, 2-1 at Southern Miss).

6. South Carolina         23-6      7
            * Gamecocks drop mid-week game to The Citadel, but rebound to take 2-of-3 from a tough Alabama team.

7. Florida                24-6      11
            * Gators with an impressive 3-1 week that included a series win over a talented Auburn team.

8. Georgia Tech           22-4      14
            * Yellow Jackets make big jump after a 4-1 week (1-1 vs. Georgia, 3-0 at N.C. State).

9. Texas                  25-8      10
            * Longhorns drop 2-of-3 to top ranked Stanford in a hard-faught weekend series.

10. Cal State Fullerton   18-10     13
            * Titans host Cal Poly over the weekend and take 2-of-3 from the Mustangs.

11. Florida State         28-10     4
            * Seminoles struggling as they drop second straight series to an ACC opponent (North Carolina two weeks ago, Wake last week).

12. Baylor                20-11     8
            * Bears in a funk as they go just 1-3 last week including series loss at Oklahoma.

13. Nebraska              17-9      9
            * Cornhuskers take two in a row from Western Illinois, but then drop 2-of-3 to lowly Kansas State.

14. Alabama               23-5      12
            * Crimson Tide defeat Oklahoma in a mid-week contest, but drop 2-of-3 at South Carolina over the weekend.

15. North Carolina        19-9      NA
            * Red-hot Tar Heels (won 13 of last 14) in the poll after a 4-1 week ... now 8-1 in the ACC.

16. Wichita State         16-6      16
            * Shockers take 3-of-4 from Northern Iowa in a 4-game weekend series.
 

Dropped Out : San Diego (25-8, 1-2 last week)
 

Inside the "Super Sixteen" :
* Stanford and Clemson are the only two teams in the poll to have not lost more than one game in a week this season.

* Rice, Wake Forest, and Houston are the others to have not lost a 3-game, weekend series.

* Top 10 Analysis : Records of the top ten teams against other "Super Sixteen" opponents - 1. Stanford (6-3), 2. Clemson (2-0), 3. Rice (6-0), 4. Wake Forest (6-3), 5. Houston (3-4), 6. South Carolina (5-4), 7. Florida (1-4), 8. Georgia Tech (0-3), 9. Texas (3-4), 10. CS Fullerton (2-5).


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