2018 Conference Previews: Summit
Reigning Summit pitcher of the year Miguel Ausua headlines another talented roster for perennial league power Oral Roberts. Can anyone challenge ORU?
2018 Conference Previews: Horizon
Matt Morrow is part of a physical, athletic core for Wright State, which figures to battle UIC for Horizon League supremacy.
2018 D1Baseball Preseason All-Americans
Six returning first-teamers headline the D1Baseball preseason All-America teams, sponsored by adidas.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 25 Duke
Griffin Conine headlines a deep, balanced, veteran roster for Duke, which hopes the hype it generated last summer can carry over to a big spring.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 24 Houston
Trey Cumbie and Houston are fresh off a regional host and hope to take yet another step forward in 2018. Find out how the Coogs graded out.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 23 Indiana
Luke Miller is part of a powerful returning core for Indiana, whose balance and experience makes it the team to beat in the Big Ten this year.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 22 West Virginia
Ace Alek Manoah is part of a strong nucleus of returnees for West Virginia, which snapped a regionals drought last year and is hungry for more in 2018.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 21 Texas
Nolan Kingham and Texas reached a regional final in David Pierce’s first season. Now, they’re looking for more in 2018. How did UT grade out?
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 16 LSU
Zach Watson is a rising sophomore and LSU has an offense that hopes to take pressure off the starting pitching. We grade the Tigers from A to Z.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 19 Virginia
Daniel Lynch and several other Virginia pitchers must rise to the occasion for the Cavaliers to meet their goals this season. We grade out the Hoos.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 20 So. Alabama
Dylan Hardy is a key cog in a deep, powerful, fast and experienced lineup for South Alabama, which looks built to make a run at its first CWS appearance.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 18 Dallas Baptist
Devlin Granberg is part of an intimidating murderer’s row for DBU, which has the experience, depth and balance to make a run at Omaha.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 17 CS Fullerton
Colton Eastman and Cal State Fullerton reached the College World Series last season. Now, they want more. We grade out the Titans entering the 2018 season.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 13 Stanford
Kris Bubic had a strong fall, along with Tristan Beck, and Stanford looks locked and loaded for 2018. Find out how we graded out the Cardinal.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 15 Louisville
Sam Bordner is one of the most established stars on a very talented but young Louisville team, which reloaded impressively after losing a slew of key players.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 12 Miss. State
Fresh off a super regional appearance in Andy Cannizaro’s first season, lefty Konnor Pilkington (p) and Mississippi State get graded out.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 14 Vanderbilt
Patrick Raby anchors a characteristically deep pitching staff for Vanderbilt, which hopes to parlay last season’s late surge into a strong 2018 campaign.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 11 UCLA
Michael Toglia is one of several emerging stars for UCLA, which has the balance and firepower to make a lot of noise in the Pac-12.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 10 Texas A&M
Fresh off a stellar campaign, Braden Shewmake hopes to lead Texas A&M back to the College World Series. We hand out our grades on the Aggies.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 9 Ole Miss
Ryan Rolison headlines a deep pitching staff for Ole Miss, which should make serious noise as its young talent grows up this year.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 8 Kentucky
Sean Hjelle leads a pitching staff jam-packed with electric arms for Kentucky, which hopes to follow its first super regional appearance with its first CWS trip.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 6 North Carolina
Luca Dalatri leads a loaded pitching staff for North Carolina, which looks primed to make its first College World Series run since 2013.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 4 Arkansas
Dominic Fletcher and Arkansas have a lot of key pieces back this season, and it’s time to take an in-depth look at the Hogs with our grades.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 1 Florida
Brady Singer and Florida occupy the No. 1 spot in our rankings and we do a complete breakdown of the nation’s top-ranked team.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 5 Florida State
Lefthander Tyler Holton headlines a star-studded roster for Florida State, which looks built to make another Omaha run and compete for a national title.
Top 25 Breakdown: No. 2 Oregon State
Oregon State returns most of the roster from a club that went 56-6 last year, and the Beavers have their sights set on a national title run.