The USC baseball team was 1-3 last week, but it didn’t cost them a lot in the latest polls. The Gamecocks dropped an extra inning game to College of Charleston and two on the road against a top five Vanderbilt team. Collegiate Baseball dropped USC from 2nd to 6th in its latest poll. D1Baseball.com has the Gamecocks 8th this week, down three spots. Baseball America only dropped USC one spot to 8th in its new poll.
Clemson was 4-1 last week that included a series win over Pitt. Collegiate Baseball kept the Tigers 17th this week; D1Baseball moved them up two spots to 12th and they returned to the Baseball America rankings at number 21.
Two other in-state teams are ranked this week. Coastal Carolina, who faces USC Tuesday night in Columbia, is 23rd in Collegiate Baseball. The College of Charleston is 24th in the D1Baseball poll.
Florida is the top ranked team is all three polls.