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  1. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    As of May 10:

    1. Arkansas
    2. Vanderbilt
    3. Miss State
    4. Tennessee
    5. Texas
    6. TCU
    7. Texas Tech

    8. Notre Dame
    9. Florida
    10. Oregon
    11. East Carolina
    12. Stanford
    13. Arizona
    14. Louisiana Tech
    15. Louisville
    16. Pittsburgh
    17. Florida State
    18. Ole Miss
    19. Southern Miss
    20. Charlotte
    21. Indiana
    22. Gonzaga
    23. UCLA
    24. UC Irvine
    25. South Carolina


    5.:ut:

    6.:tcu:

    7.:tech:

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    That's about the current pecking order in the Big 12, as I see it (although TCU may take the conference title). Absent a melt down, we should be looking at a home field advantage in the playoffs until Omaha.
     
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  2. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    Arkansas has 79 homeruns on the year. :yikes:

    Our team ERA is 2.92--ahead of all the Top 25 teams except Indiana.

    We're 15th in fielding %.

    We're #8 in hits allowed per 9 innings.

    What a Defense! :bevo:

    But... we're not even in the top 50 in scoring.

    NCAA College Baseball DI current team Stats | NCAA.com
     
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  3. SabreHorn

    SabreHorn 5,000+ Posts

    Where are we in base running errors?
     
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  4. mchammer

    mchammer 10,000+ Posts

    SWC has 4 teams in top 8.
     
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  5. FWHORN

    FWHORN 5,000+ Posts

    OU beat Tech last night 9-8 in opening game of that series so Tech is now mathematically eliminated from winning Big XII even though they took both series against Texas and TCU.
     
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  6. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    I spoke for a while with an aggie yesterday, and a little bit of his logic must have rubbed off on me. You see, the ags beat us, so that makes them the best team in Texas this year.

    :rolleyes1::rolleyes1::rolleyes1::rolleyes1::rolleyes1::rolleyes1::rolleyes1::rolleyes1:
     
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  7. WorsterMan

    WorsterMan 10,000+ Posts

    My friend, there is a huge difference between normal, rational logic and aggy logic!!

    :tap:
     
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  8. giveemhell

    giveemhell 500+ Posts

    TCU dropped 6 places this week (to #12) after dropping a series this past weekend to UL-Monroe, while Texas moved up 3 spots (to #2) after Vandy lost its series against Ole Miss.
     
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  9. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    As of May 17 (should be another updated ranking this coming week):

    AP rankings:
    1. Arkansas
    2. Texas
    3. Vanderbilt
    4. Tennessee
    5. Texas Tech
    6. Oregon
    7. Arizona
    8. Notre Dame
    9. Florida
    10. Miss State
    11. East Carolina
    12. TCU
    13. Ole Miss
    14. Louisiana Tech
    15. Stanford
    16. Florida State
    17. Gonzaga
    18. UCLA
    19. Southern Miss
    20. UC Irvine
    21. South Carolina
    22. Charlotte
    23. NC State
    24. Michigan
    25. Arizona State

    Dropped out: Louisville, Pittsburgh, Indiana
     
  10. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

  11. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    Just about everyone has Arkansas as #1. Their power hitting is quite impressive this year.

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    BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!
    :bevo::bevo::bevo:
     
  12. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 10,000+ Posts

    I believe RPI is the better one.
     
  13. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    I’m going to opine that the coaches poll is the best. While they may have some in-conference bias, I think that coaches generally know the game better than media folks.
     
  14. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    In all of them, we have 2-3 Big 12 teams in the top 10. The poll with only 2 has TCU at 13.

    Based on late season performance, I’d put Tech ahead of TCU.
     
  15. Vol Horn 4 Life

    Vol Horn 4 Life 5,000+ Posts

    If it's anything like football, the coaches rarely fill out their own ballots....or so I've heard.
     
  16. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    Ha!

    Maybe I should have said the assistant coaches’ and/or trainers’ poll.
    :yes:
     
  17. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Fourth is as high as I would put Texas. To much Inconsistent play in games they should walk over the opponent. Also Tech at nine is about right.
     
  18. Chop

    Chop 5,000+ Posts

    I hope we win it all of course, and I think we have a fair shot. Objectively speaking, the writers are probably correct to put Arkansas in the top spot--at this point. Their power hitting often makes their games look like Church league slow pitch softball.
     
  19. ViperHorn

    ViperHorn 10,000+ Posts

    Agree. At some point in the playoff's, they will struggle, but right now it is hard to see them losing a 3 game set.
     

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