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Baseball Ranked No. 15 in NCBWA Preseason Top-30 Poll
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Baseball Ranked No. 15 in NCBWA Preseason Top-30 Poll

MORGANTOWN, W. Va. – The University of South Carolina baseball team was ranked No. 15 in the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Associated (NCBWA) preseason Top-30 poll, the publication announced this afternoon (Thursday, Feb. 1).

The Gamecocks were one of nine teams in the SEC in the top-30. Wake Forest earned the number one spot, followed by LSU, Florida and Arkansas. Tennessee rounded out the top five.

This is Carolina’s fourth preseason ranking heading into the 2024 season. The Gamecocks are ranked No. 12 in Baseball America, No. 13 in Perfect Game and No. 25 in D1Baseball.

Carolina was ranked No. 13 in the NCBWA’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. Florida
  4. Arkansas
  5. Tennessee
  6. TCU
  7. Vanderbilt
  8. Oregon State
  9. Texas
  10. Texas A&M
  11. Virginia
  12. Clemson
  13. East Carolina
  14. Duke
  15. South Carolina
  16. North Carolina
  17. Stanford
  18. NC State
  19. Coastal Carolina
  20. Texas Tech
  21. Iowa
  22. UCLA
  23. Alabama
  24. UC Santa Barbara
  25. Auburn
  26. Oral Roberts
  27. Kansas State
  28. Northeastern
  29. Oklahoma State
  30. Southern Miss