After reaching the College World Series each of the past three seasons, TCU is the unanimous No. 1 in the Preseason CBI Composite Poll.

The Horned Frogs of the Big 12 were on top of polls by Baseball America, Collegiate Baseball, D1baseball.com, NCBWA and USA Today/Coaches.

The next three spots were held by teams from the SEC. Florida placed second, appearing second in three polls and third in the other two. LSU was third, holding second in one poll, third in two polls, fourth in one poll and fifth in the other. South Carolina sat in fourth, holding fourth in three polls and fifth in the other two.

Florida State of the ACC stood fifth, earning a second, third, fourth, fifth and ninth in the polls.

There are seven total teams from the ACC in the preseason poll. There are four from the SEC, three from the Pac-12, two from the Big 12 and Sun Belt, and one from the American and the Big West.

  CBI Composite Poll (2/2/17) BA CB D1 NCBWA US Composite
1 TCU (49-18) 1 1 1 1 1 5
2 Florida (52-16) 3 3 2 2 2 12
3 LSU (45-21) 4 2 5 3 3 17
4 South Carolina (46-18) 5 4 4 5 4 22
5 Florida State (41-22) 2 9 3 4 5 23
6 Oregon State (35-19) 9 5 8 7 7 36
7 Vanderbilt (43-19) 11 6 7 6 6 36
8 Louisville (50-14) 7 11 12 8 8 46
9 East Carolina (38-23-1) 6 13 10 9 10 48
10 Cal State Fullerton (36-23) 8 10 16 14 11 59
11 Clemson (44-20) 10 12 15 13 12 62
12 Coastal Carolina (55-18) 15 19 11 11 9 65
13 North Carolina (34-21) 17 15 9 12 13 66
14 UL Lafayette (43-21) 13 14 13 15 16 71
15 NC State (38-22) 14 31 6 10 14 75
16 Arizona (49-24) 22 7 19 16 15 79
17 Miami (Fla.) NR 8 21 18 17 80
18 Virginia (38-22) 16 16 17 19 18 86
19 Texas A&M (49-16) NR 20 20 20 20 100
20 Washington (33-23) 12 21 NR 26 26 106

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