Tough weekends cost both USC and Clemson in the latest college baseball polls. The Gamecocks dropped two of three at Georgia, a team that can be tough at Foley field but has struggled this season. Clemson ended up on the wrong end of a sweep on the road against a top 10 Louisville team.
USC is ranked 12th in this week’s Baseball America poll, down several spots from their #5 ranking in that poll loast week. D1Baseball.com also has the Gamecocks 12th this week. Collegiate Baseball, which had USC #2 a week ago, only dropped the Gamecocks two spots to 4th this week.
Clemson fell from 16th to 22nd in the D1Baseball poll. The Tigers (24-12) are not ranked in Baseball America or Collegiate Baseball this week.
Coastal Carolina, winners of 14 of its last 15 games, is ranked in all three major polls this week. The Chanticleers are 18th in Collegiate Baseball, 21st in D1Baseball and 25th in Baseball America.
Miami is the top ranked team in all three polls.