College Baseball Top 25 and SEC Action for March 28-30

Corey GautreauxSenior Analyst IMarch 27, 2008

No. 1 Arizona State hosts Pac-10 opponent USC

No. 2 Missouri travels to Texas Tech

No. 3 North Carolina gets N.C. State

No. 4 Miami is at ACC opponent Duke

No. 5 Long Beach State travels to No. 11 Cal

No. 6 Arizona gets No. 23 UCLA

No. 7 UC-Irvine is at Cal Poly

No. 8 Florida State travels to Wake Forrest

No. 9 Vanderbilt hosts SEC opponent Arkansas

No. 10 South Carolina hosts No. 18 Kentucky

No. 12 Rice gets Southern Miss

No. 13 Texas plays No. 19 Nebraska

No. 14 San Diego hosts Santa Clara

No. 15 Ole Miss is at SEC foe Alabama

No. 16 Wichita State hosts North Dakota State

No. 17 Stanford plays Washington State

No. 20 Baylor travels to Oklahoma

No. 21 Virginia hosts Virginia Tech

No. 22 Coastal Carolina is at Liberty

No. 24 Florida hosts LSU

No. 25 Michigan gets Big 10 foe Iowa

Alabama (13-11, 2-4) hosts No. 15 Ole Miss (15-9, 3-3):  Alabama has won four in a row, and looks to win their second straight SEC series against nationally ranked Ole Miss.  The Rebels will look to end a three-game slide, including an SEC series loss last weekend.

Auburn (16-9, 2-4) hosts Tennessee (15-7, 4-2):  Auburn has won five of their last six, including a weekend SEC series victory over nationally ranked Kentucky. The Volunteers are looking to get back on their hot streak. Tennessee won eight straight games, but has split their last six.

Arkansas (15-9, 2-4) @ No. 9 Vanderbilt (16-6, 3-3):  The Razorbacks are looking for their first SEC series victory against the No. 9 team in the country.  Arkansas has lost six of their last nine games, including their last two weekend series.  Vanderbilt is looking to bounce back from last weekend’s SEC series loss at Alabama, but the Commodores have won 10 of their last 13.

No. 24 Florida (18-5, 5-1) hosts LSU (15-8, 2-4): The Gators have won three of their last four and are looking for their third-straight SEC series win.  The Tigers have won four of their last six since losing five in a row.  Both teams won their Tuesday games, but dropped their Wednesday games.

Georgia (13-9, 4-2) @ Mississippi State (10-13, 1-5):  Georgia enters the series looking for their third-straight SEC series win; they have won seven of their last nine games.  Mississippi State is hoping to get out of the SEC cellar and pick up their first SEC series victory of the season.  State has lost six of their last nine, including a Tuesday night loss against Alabama A&M.

 

SEC Series of the Weekend: 

No. 10 South Carolina (16-6, 4-2) @ No. 18 Kentucky (21-2, 4-2):  Kentucky enters the weekend series with the best overall record in the SEC, but the Wildcats have split their last four games after starting out 19-0.  The Gamecocks have won five of their last six, including last weekend’s SEC series sweep of Mississippi State.