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Gamecocks Ranked No. 12 in Baseball America Preseason Poll
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Gamecocks Ranked No. 12 in Baseball America Preseason Poll

DURHAM, N.C. – The University of South Carolina baseball team was ranked No. 12 in the Baseball America preseason Top-25 poll, the publication announced this morning (Jan. 29).

The Gamecocks were one of eight teams in the SEC in the top-25. Wake Forest earned the number one spot, followed by LSU, Arkansas, Florida. Oregon State rounded out the top five.

This is Carolina’s third preseason ranking heading into the 2024 season. The Gamecocks are ranked No. 13 in Perfect Game and No. 25 in D1Baseball.

Carolina was ranked No. 17 in BA’s final 2023 poll after going 42-21 overall and advancing to the NCAA Gainesville Regional.

The Gamecocks open the 2024 season on Friday, Feb. 16 against Miami (Ohio). First pitch is set for 4 p.m.


  1. Wake Forest
  2. LSU
  3. Arkansas
  4. Florida
  5. Oregon State
  6. TCU
  7. Vanderbilt
  8. Tennessee
  9. Clemson
  10. Virginia
  11. Texas A&M
  12. South Carolina
  13. Texas
  14. East Carolina
  15. Stanford
  16. Duke
  17. North Carolina
  18. Texas Tech
  19. Coastal Carolina
  20. Iowa
  21. Oklahoma State
  22. NC State
  23. Auburn
  24. Northeastern
  25. UC Irvine