After winning two of three at UCLA, Oregon State remained a unanimous No. 1 in the CBI Composite Poll.

The Beavers were first in all five national polls.

Louisville had a 2-2 week and stayed in second. The Cardinals lost at Kentucky before winning two of three from Duke. UL was second in four polls and third in the other.

TCU went 2-1 and moved up three spots to third. The Horned Frogs won their Big 12 series from Baylor. TCU was second in one poll, third in one poll, fourth in one poll and fifth in the other two.

UNC was 2-2 and slid one place to fourth. The Tar Heels lost to Liberty before winning two of three at Pittsburgh. UNC was third in one poll, four in three polls and fifth in the other.

Clemson had a 3-2 week and dropped one spot to fifth. The Tigers lost at Florida State, beat Georgia and took two of three from Wake Forest. Clemson was third in two polls, fourth in one poll, fifth in one poll and sixth in the other.

Maryland returned to the poll at No. 20. Southern Miss dropped out of the poll.

There were six teams in the poll from the SEC, five from the ACC, two each from the Big 12, Big Ten, Big West and Pac-12, and one from the Big East.

CBI Composite Poll (4/24/17) BA CB D1 NCBWA US Composite Last rank
1 Oregon State (32-3) 1 1 1 1 1 5 1
2 Louisville (33-6) 2 3 2 2 2 11 2
3 TCU (30-8) 4 2 5 3 5 19 6
4 North Carolina (31-9) 3 4 4 5 4 20 3
5 Clemson (33-8) 6 5 3 4 3 21 4
6 Texas Tech (33-10) 7 6 8 6 6 33 5
7 Auburn (30-12) 5 8 7 9 9 38 10
8 Kentucky (28-13) 10 9 6 7 7 39 11
9 Mississippi State (28-14) 8 7 10 13 13 51 15
10 Florida (27-13) 11 13 9 11 8 52 13
11 Virginia (33-10) 12 12 14 8 10 56 14
12 Arizona (26-12) 13 17 12 10 12 64 7
13 Long Beach State (25-13) 9 16 11 14 15 65 18
14 Arkansas (32-10) 16 10 15 12 14 67 12
15 LSU (27-14) 15 14 13 15 11 68 9
16 Cal State Fullerton (24-14) 14 18 16 17 16 81 8
17 St. John’s (29-5) 22 11 18 16 18 85 19
18 Wake Forest (29-13) 17 23 21 19 19 99 17
19 Michigan (31-9) 23 25 17 18 17 100 16
20 Maryland (28-11) 21 15 22 24 24 106 NR

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