DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: April 18

While it’s nice to be mentioned in the preseason rankings, those numbers don’t mean much of anything when it comes to the postseason. If teams don’t finish well down the stretch and play their best baseball when it counts the most, accolades in January are irrelevant if you’re not deserving of the same considerations in…

DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: April 11

Each season when the preseason rankings are being compiled there is a lot of legwork that goes into measuring of team’s abilities and forecasting where teams will finish. Typically it’s pretty easy to pick the most elite teams – the ones in the top 10 – but filling out the Top 25 can get pretty precarious….

DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: Mar. 21

With this being the fifth in-season ranking, it’s unofficially the halfway point of the college baseball regular season. The pendulum officially swings from teams being rated less on potential and more on performance. Before the season started that were a number of teams like looked like legitimate title contenders, however, for one reason or another…

DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: Mar. 14

If you’re a big fan of chaos and upheaval this week’s small school rankings won’t be for you. In D-II, nine of the teams from last week’s top 10 are still in the same group, just with a slight jostling of positions. For the most part each team held relatively close to their previous position….

DII, NAIA, DIII rankings: Feb. 21

The first rankings update of the year is here, but seeing that just under half of the D-II and D-III have yet to play an official game this season, there isn’t much to report. A sensational start isn’t reason enough to catapult a team up the rankings just as a dismal first few games isn’t…

Final 2017 DII, NAIA, DIII Rankings

The national titles were decided last week, but there are still a few loose ends to tie up. The rounding out of the final Top 25. It’s the final rankings which are usually the toughest, perhaps even more than the preseason ones, as so much goes on those final weeks with conference tournaments, regional play…