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College Baseball 2016 Preseason Top-25

February 18, 2016

1. Florida (52-18, 19-11 SEC-E) vs. Florida Gulf Coast (30-26, 11-9 Atlantic Sun) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 ranking – 3) 3rd place, 2015 College World Series

2. Virginia (44-24, 15-15 ACC-C) * at Myrtle Beach, SC * vs. Kent State (31-22, 18-9 MAC-E) 2/19; vs. Appalachian State (17-36, 8-21 Sun Belt) 2/20; at #24 Coastal Carolina (39-21, 17-7 Big South) 2/21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 1) 2015 College World Series Champion

3. Miami-FL (50-17, 22-8 ACC-C) vs. Rutgers (19-35, 7-17 Big Ten) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 6) tied for 5th, 2015 College World Series

4. Texas A&M (50-14, 18-10 SEC-W) vs. Hofstra (19-29, 6-18 Colonial) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 9) runner-up, Fort Worth Super Regional

5. Louisville (47-18, 25-5 ACC-A) vs. SIU-Edwardsville (20-30, 19-11 OVC) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 13) runner-up, Louisville Super Regional

6. Vanderbilt (51-21, 20-10 SEC-E) vs. San Diego (33-22, 19-8 WCC) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 2) 2015 College World Series runner-up

7. Louisiana State (54-12, 21-8 SEC-W) vs. Cincinnati (15-41, 6-18 AAC) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 5) tied for 5th, 2015 College World Series

8. UCLA (45-16, 22-8 PAC-12) vs. North Carolina (34-24, 13-16 ACC-C) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 17) runner-up, Los Angeles Regional

9. Texas Christian (51-15, 18-5 Big 12) vs. Loyola Marymount (33-21, 16-11 WCC) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 4) 4th place, 2015 College World Series

10. Florida State (44-21, 17-13 ACC-A) vs. Rhode Island (26-25, 15-9 Atlantic 10) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 12) runner-up, Gainesville Super Regional

11. Oregon State (39-18, 19-10 PAC-12) * at Surprise, AZ * vs. Ball State (33-25, 14-13 MAC-W) 2/19; vs. Utah Valley (19-35, 14-13 WAC) 2/20; vs. Minnesota (21-30, 9-15 Big Ten) 2/21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 22) semifinals, Dallas Regional

12. Oklahoma State (38-20, 14-8 Big 12) * at Arlington, TX * at UT Arlington (24-32, 14-16 Sun Belt) 2/19-20; vs. Stephen F. Austin (17-34, 11-18 Southland) 2/20-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 20) semifinals, Stillwater Regional

13. California (36-21, 18-12 PAC-12) at Duke (31-22, 10-19 ACC-C) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – NR) runner-up, College Station Regional

14. Houston (43-20, 16-8 AAC) vs. Villanova (22-28, 7-11 Big East) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 19) semifinals, Houston Regional

15. Southern California (39-21, 18-12 PAC-12) vs. North Dakota (24-27, 16-11) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – NR) runner-up, Lake Elsinore Regional

16. Cal State Fullerton (39-25, 19-5 Big West) at Stanford (24-32, 9-21 PAC-12) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 7) tied for 7th, 2015 College World Series

17. Louisiana-Lafayette (42-23, 18-11 Sun Belt) vs. Sam Houston State (31-28, 17-12 Southland) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 15) runner-up, Baton Rouge Super Regional

18. North Carolina State (36-23, 15-14 ACC-A) * at Myrtle Beach, SC * vs. Old Dominion (27-29, 13-17 C-USA) 2/19; at #24 Coastal Carolina (39-21, 17-7 Big South) 2/20; vs. Kent State (31-22, 18-9 MAC-E) 2/21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 25) runner-up, Forth Worth Regional

19. Arkansas (40-25, 17-12 SEC-W) vs. Central Michigan (35-22, 20-7 MAC-W) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 8) tied for 7th, 2015 College World Series

20. Clemson (32-29, 16-13 ACC-A) vs. Maine (24-28, 10-10 Atlantic East) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – NR) second round, Fullerton Regional

21. College of Charleston (45-15, 21-3 Colonial) vs. Nebraska (34-23, 9-14 Big Ten) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – 23) finals, Tallahassee Regional

22. Michigan (39-25, 14-10 Big Ten) *at Port St. Lucie, FL * vs. Canisius (34-30, 16-8 Metro Atlantic) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – NR) finals, Louisville Regional

23. Rice (37-22, 22-8 C-USA) vs. Arizona (31-24, 12-18 PAC-12) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – NR) finals, Houston Regional

24. Coastal Carolina (39-21, 17-7 Big South) vs. Appalachian State (17-36, 8-21 Sun Belt) 2/19; vs. #18 North Carolina State (36-23, 15-14 ACC-A) 2/20; vs. #2 Virginia (44-24, 15-15 ACC-C) 2/21
(Final 2015 Ranking – NR) semifinals, College Station Regional

25. Oklahoma (34-27, 13-11 Big 12) vs. Northeastern (25-30, 14-10 Colonial) 2/19-21
(Final 2015 Ranking – NR) eliminated, Big 12 Championship

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