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NCAA Baseball Rankings: Baylor Jumps To No. 2 In Baseball America Poll

Baylor moved up to No. 2 in this week's Baseball America rankings.

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The Baylor Bears saw their 24-game winning streak end this past week, as they lost to Texas-San Antonio Tuesday, but two home wins against a then-No. 25 New Mexico State squad, combined with a Kentucky SEC series loss, were enough to move the Bears up a spot to No. 2 in this week's Baseball America NCAA rankings. Baylor is off this week for final exams, and doesn't resume play until they visit Texas State next Tuesday.

After a 2-2 week that saw them lose a Big 12 series to Texas A&M, Texas dropped from No. 20 to No. 25 in the rankings. The Longhorns host Prairie View A&M on Tuesday before going on the road for a Big 12 series with Missouri this weekend.

Other Lone Star State teams in the rankings include Rice (No. 6, no change); Texas A&M (No. 9, no change); and Sam Houston State (No. 21, up three spots).

Check out Burnt Orange Nation for more updates on the Texas Longhorns, and Our Daily Bears is your resource for everything Baylor.

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