COLLEGE BASEBALL REPORT-FLORIDA GATORS STILL TOP TEAM

The league placed six teams in the new D1Baseball.com Top 25which was released on Monday. The league fell from eight teams in the rankings the previous week as both LSU and Georgia were dropped from the Top 25 entering Week 11. By Nick Cole

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The baseball team’s weekend home sweep of Penn State extended the winning streak to 20, tied for third-longest in program history — and the longest since the Wolverines won 22 in a row in 1987. The longest streak is 24, in 1985. Michigan also won 16 straight in 1985. , The Detroit News

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Mike Fox was seated next to Dick Baddour as the North Carolina team bus rolled through the Omaha, Neb., streets en route to TD Ameritrade Park in 2006. Oregon State awaited as the Tar Heels opponent in the finals of the College World Series. The head baseball coach and athletic director at the time had staged preliminary discussions about renovations to outdated Boshamer Stadium on the Chapel Hill campus. By RON MORRIS

Watch a time-lapse of NC State’s Will Wilson sliding safely into home after tagging up on a sacrifice fly in the victory over Duke Saturday, April 21, 2018. Wilson was originally called out but it was overturned on replay. Ethan Hyman

 

Hawaii struggled to adjust in its first few seasons in the Big West Conference after moving from the Western Athletic Conference for the 2013 season. But last season the Warriors started to find their footing and finished 28-23, their first winning season since 2012. Hawaii this season is taking another step forward. The Warriors are 20-13 and lead the Big West standings with a 6-3 record. Hawaii this weekend faces a key test as it visits perennial powerhouse Cal State Fullerton (17-18), which is a half game off the pace in the conference standings. By Teddy Cahill

Hawaii’s Ethan Lopez (Photo courtesy of Hawaii)

Around the bases. Lewis fans 11 as Kentucky wins finale at Florida. By 

Rally Cap’s Dari Nowkhah and David Dellucci discuss Mississippi State’s improvement throughout the season and its upcoming series vs. Ole Miss. By ESPN

Another weekend is in the books, and the Florida Gators continue to tear through their SEC schedule and remain at the top of the rankings. In fact, for the most part, the top seven is relatively similar to last week. The top three teams are in the same place, and Stanford, Oregon State, Mississippi, and UCLA each moved up a spot to fill out the four, five, six, and seven spots. By  JOSEPH HEALY

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Welcome to our first 2018 edition of the RPI Watch List. For those who weren’t following along with this recurring piece last year, this is where we take a spin through a handful of interesting RPI cases in a given week. BY: JOSEPH HEALY

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North Carolina schools account for four of the top 12 teams in the latest Baseball America College Top 25. No. 2 North Carolina State captured its 10th straight ACC series win over the weekend, taking two of three from Duke in Durham to move to 31-8 overall and 15-6 in league play. SEC power Florida remained No. 1 in the national poll. By Derek Medlin

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