After a 4-0 week to raise its record to 15-0, Louisville has risen to the top spot in the CBI Composite Poll.

The Cardinals were ranked fifth a week ago, but rose to No. 1 after TCU went 2-2 this past week. UL was first in three polls, second in one poll and fourth in the other poll.

Oregon State also had a 4-0 week and climbed from fourth to second. The Beavers were first in one poll, second in three polls and fourth in the other.

Florida State went 4-1 last week and stayed in third. The Seminoles were first in one poll, second in one poll, third in one poll, fourth in one poll and sixth in the other poll.

The Horned Frogs had been the unanimous No. 1 since the preseason, but fell to fourth. TCU was third in four polls and fourth in the other poll.

Florida had a 2-3 week and dropped from second to fifth. The Gators were fifth in four polls and eighth in the other poll.

Michigan entered the poll this week at No. 20. Ole Miss and Coastal Carolina both dropped out of the poll.

There are five teams from the ACC in this week’s poll. There are four from the SEC, three from the Big 12 and Pac 12, and single entries from the American, Big East, Big Ten, Big West and Sun Belt.

CBI Composite Poll (3/13/17) BA CB D1 NCBWA US Composite Last rank
1 Louisville (15-0) 1 2 4 1 1 9 5
2 Oregon State (14-1) 4 1 2 2 2 11 4
3 Florida State (13-3) 2 6 1 4 3 16 3
4 TCU (12-3) 3 3 3 3 4 16 1
5 Florida (12-5) 5 8 5 5 5 28 2
6 LSU (12-4) 6 7 7 7 7 34 6
7 Arizona (13-2) 12 5 9 6 8 40 7
8 South Carolina (11-5) 10 16 8 9 12 55 9
9 Clemson (12-3) 9 14 13 11 10 57 10
10 North Carolina (12-4) 13 13 11 13 9 59 12
11 Texas Tech (14-3) 11 4 6 8 6 61 11
12 Cal State Fullerton (9-5) 7 21 10 12 15 65 13
13 Virginia (13-3) 15 15 14 11 11 66 8
14 Baylor (14-2) 16 10 20 10 14 70 19
15 Stanford (11-5) 17 20 12 16 18 76 14
16 Texas A&M (14-3) 22 11 17 14 13 77 15
17 East Carolina (12-4) 8 18 18 18 17 79 17
18 St. John’s (12-2) 19 9 19 17 16 80 18
19 UL Lafayette (9-4) 14 28 15 19 20 80 16
20 Michigan (12-3) 24 17 21 22 22 106 NR

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