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Tennessee remained No. 1 in the D1Baseball Top 25 rankings after sweeping Missouri to become the first team to start SEC play 12-0. The Volunteers are 31-1 overall and have won 23 straight games.

Miami jumped six spots to No. 2 after sweeping then No. 2. 3 Virginia at Coral Gables. The Hurricanes are riding a 13-game winning streak and are 13-2 in the ACC, four games ahead of the second-place Coast Division Cavaliers. Virginia fell five places to No. 8.

Oregon State moved up two spots to No. 3 after sweeping a road series in Southern California for the first time ever. Texas Tech held on at No. 4 after a 3-2 week, with other Big 12 powerhouses Oklahoma State (No. 5) and Texas (No. 7) hot on their heels after winning weekends . Arkansas fell four spots to No. 6 after losing two of three to Florida, the first regular-season loss for the Hogs since 2020. Louisville and Notre Dame moved up three spots apiece to complete the top 10.

The shakeup continued outside the top 10. Southern Miss jumped seven spots to No. 11 after sweeping a road streak in Charlotte. UCLA moved up three spots to No. 12, followed by Georgia, Gonzaga, LSU and Dallas Baptist, all of which advanced thanks to the teams that plummeted ahead of them.

Auburn leads a group of five new entrants into the Top 25 this week. The Tigers jumped to No. 17 after winning their third straight SEC series, taking two of three at the time. 16 Vanderbilt. Virginia Tech also made its season debut in the rankings, registering at No. 21 after winning its fourth straight ACC series, at home against the then No. 1. 21 NC Status. Stanford returns to the standings at No. 22 after sweeping Arizona State, and Florida is back at No. 23 after a week-long absence, on the heels of their series win over Arkansas. Alabama debuts the season at No. 24 after sweeping Ole Miss at Oxford for the first time since 1997. The Rebels fell from No. 9 to No. 25.

Five teams dropped out of the standings this week: Vanderbilt, Florida State, NC State, North Carolina and TCU.

D1Baseball editors and national writers determine the top 25 rankings.


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