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College Baseball Preseason Coaches' Poll Top 25 Released

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It's almost college baseball time.

USA TODAY released this week its preseason Coaches' Poll top 25, with LSU coming in at No. 1.

LSU won the College World Series in 2009, the last time the Tigers started the season ranked No. 1.

“Just maybe, history will repeat itself this year,” head coach Paul Mainieri said. “I know we were picked No. 1 in 2009, and then ended up winning the national championship. I remember in 2017, we were preseason No. 2 in one of the polls, and we finished No. 2. So maybe there is something to these prognostications.”

LSU is returning several key players from its 2018 team, including multiple high MLB Draft prospects.

Here's the full top 25:

1. LSU (39-27)
2. Vanderbilt (35-27)
3. Florida (49-21)
4. Texas Tech (45-20)
5. Oregon State (55-12-1)
6. North Carolina (44-20)
7. UCLA (38-21)
8. Louisville (45-19)
9. Stanford (46-12)
10. Mississippi (48-17)
11. Florida State (43-19)
12. Arkansas (48-21)
13. Georgia (39-21)
14. East Carolina (44-18)
15. Mississippi State (39-29)
16. Texas (42-23)
17. TCU (33-23)
18. Baylor (37-21)
19. Clemson (47-16)
20. Auburn (43-23)
21. Oklahoma State (31-26-1)
22. Coastal Carolina (43-19)
23. North Carolina State (42-18)
24. Cal State Fullerton (36-25)
25. Michigan (33-21)

You can view the full top 25 here.