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Georgia Tech Baseball Ranked No. 1 In USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll

Feb. 27, 2006

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech is ranked as the No. 1 team in the nation in the latest USA Today/ESPN coaches’ poll released on Monday.

The Yellow Jackets are 10-0 to start the 2006 season, and Georgia Tech has the longest active winning streak in the nation.

Georgia Tech is ranked as the top team in the country for the 11th time in school history, including six times in 13 years under head coach Danny Hall. Tech’s last No. 1 ranking came on March 28, 2005. The Yellow Jackets are ranked No. 1 for the fifth time since 2000.

Georgia Tech Baseball at No. 1

Date            Weeks at No. 1Mar. 16, 1987    1Mar. 19, 1990    1Feb. 11, 1991    1Mar. 1, 1993     4May 17, 1993     1Preseason 2004   4May 22, 2000     2Preseason 2001   6Preseason 2003   6Mar. 28, 2005    1Feb. 27, 2006    ??

USA TODAY/ESPN TOP 25 COACHES’ POLL — 2/27/2006
The USA TODAY/ESPN Top 25 College Coaches’ Poll as selected by 36 Division I coaches representing the American Baseball Coaches Association.

Rk   School (record)            Points  Last  First place votes1.   Georgia Tech (10-0)         843    7      132.   Rice (10-2)                 829    4      103.   Clemson (5-1)               806    3      124.   North Carolina (7-0)        771    8       05.   Florida (8-3)               721    2       06.   Florida State (10-1)        689    9       07.   Cal State Fullerton (8-4)   602    5       08.   Texas (9-6)                 591    1       19.   Tennessee (7-2)             548   12       010.  Louisiana State (10-1)      480   19       011.  Nebraska (5-2)              476   10       012.  South Carolina (8-1)        460   17       013.  Arkansas (9-0)              437   23       014.  Oregon State (6-4)          426    6       015.  Long Beach State (9-4)      288   20       016.  Tulane (8-3)                274   15       017.  Arizona State (10-5)        269   11       018.  North Carolina State (12-1) 267   NR       019.  Pepperdine (8-6)            265   14       020.  Mississippi State (3-0)     238   21       021.  Stanford (9-4)              230   NR       022.  Mississippi (6-1)           184   22       023.  Georgia (6-0)               180   NR       024.  Miami (Fla.) (9-6)          109   16       025.  San Diego (7-6)              79   NR       0

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