College Baseball Roundup

It was a tough weekend for the Cardinal as they dropped a series to the Washington Huskies up in Seattle. Not only was it Stanford's first series loss of the year, but it also put them in a tie for third place in the conference. Read on for a look at the Pac-10 Conference as well as JJ's "Super Sixteen" national rankings.

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

Pac-10 Standings :
                      Conf.   GB    Overall

USC                    9-3     -     24-16
Arizona State          9-6    1.5    25-15
Stanford               5-4    2.5    27-10
Washington             5-4    2.5    17-19-1
California             8-7    2.5    26-19
Oregon State           4-5    3.5    24-14
UCLA                   4-5    3.5    18-23
Arizona                5-7    4.0    27-16
Washington State       2-10   7.0    14-23
 

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

JJ's Super Sixteen
** Records are through Sunday 4-21 **

   Team                  Record  Previous

1. Clemson                34-5      2
            * Tigers vault into top spot after a 4-1 week as they drop mid-week game to South Carolina, but rebound to sweep Duke.

2. Rice                   35-8      3
            * Owls continue to roll as take single game from Houston then sweep visiting Hawaii over the weekend.

3. Wake Forest            31-6      4
            * Demon Deacons with a perfect 5-0 week that includes sweep of Maryland in which they outscore them 52-13.

4. Stanford               27-10     1
            * Cardinal fall from top spot after losing 2-of-3 at Washington.

5. Texas                  34-10     8
            * Longhorns on fire as they sweep visiting Kansas State over the weekend.

6. Houston                29-12     5
            * Cougars fall slightly as they drop mid-week game to Rice then take 2-of-3 from Cincinnati.

7. Florida State          38-12     10
            * Seminoles make jump after convincing sweep of Georgia Tech.

8. South Carolina         31-9      9
            * Gamecocks with an impressive 3-1 week as they defeat Clemson in a mid-week game then take 2-of-3 from LSU.

9. Mississippi            32-9      12
            * Rebels go 3-1 last week that includes a series win over Alabama.

10. Alabama               34-7      6
            * Crimson Tide fall back after dropping 2-of-3 at home to Mississippi.

11. Cal State Fullerton   27-12     13
            * Titans with a perfect 4-0 week including weekend sweep of UC Santa Barbara.

12. Baylor                29-14     11
            * Bears split four games last week dropping mid-week game to SW Texas State, but then taking 2-of-3 from a tough Texas A&M club.

13. Georgia Tech          32-8      7
            * Yellow Jackets with a tough week as they get swept at Florida State.

14. North Carolina        28-14     14
            * Tar Heels drop mid-week game to East Carolina but rebound to sweep N.C. State over the weekend.

15. Florida               30-12     15
            * Gators with a perfect 4-0 week (1-0 vs. Bethune-Cookman, 3-0 vs. Vanderbilt).

16. Nebraska              26-14     NA
            * Cornhuskers back in the poll after taking 2-of-3 from a very talented Oklahoma State team.

Dropped Out : Wichita State (27-10, 3-2 last week)
 
 

Inside the "Super Sixteen" :
* With Stanford losing two games last week, every team in the poll has now lost multiple games in a week.

* Clemson, Rice and Wake Forest, are the only teams without a weekend series loss this season.

* Stanford is not ranked No. 1 for the first time all season.

* Big series this weekend : #3 Wake Forest at #1 Clemson

* Conference Breakdown : ACC (5 teams), SEC (4), Big 12 (3), Big West (1), Conference USA (1), Pac-10 (1), WAC (1).


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