Gamecocks tumble in new Baseball America Top 25

05/05/2014 12:24 PM

05/05/2014 12:30 PM

South Carolina dropped eight spots in the latest Baseball America Top 25 after the weekend series loss to unranked Georgia.

The Gamecocks (35-13) fell to No. 17 in the poll released on Monday. USC has lost three of its last five weekend series.

The team plays Wofford on Wednesday at Carolina Stadium before hosting Missouri this weekend.

Virginia remained at No. 1 in the Baseball America Top 25 for the fourth straight week.

The staff of Baseball America determines the Top 25 rankings.

Team W-L Last Wk    Prev. Rank.
1. Virginia 37-9 0-1 1
2. Oregon State 34-8 3-0 2
3. Louisiana-Lafayette    43-7 4-1 3
4. Florida 33-15 3-0 5
5. Florida State 36-11    3-0 6
6. Washington 32-11 3-1 7
7. Cal Poly 38-9 2-2 4
8. Miami 34-14 2-1 10
9. Indiana 32-12 4-0 15
10. Louisville 37-11 4-0 13
11. Mississippi 35-14 2-2 11
12. Texas Christian 34-13 4-0 17
13. Oklahoma State 35-13 4-0 18
14. Rice 31-15 0-0 14
15. Louisiana State 35-13 2-2 8
16. Houston 35-13 4-1 16
17. South Carolina 35-13 1-2 9
18. Vanderbilt 36-12 3-0 20
19. Alabama 30-18 1-3 12
20. Texas A&M 30-19 3-1 NR
21. Mississippi State 31-18 3-1 NR
22. Liberty 35-10 0-0 22
23. UC Irvine 32-14 4-0 NR
24. Mercer 34-11 0-0 24
25. Texas 34-15 2-2 19

Dropped Out: Texas Tech (21) Central Florida (23), Kentucky (25)

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