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How the Top 25 Fared - Week 6

March 22, 2021, 10:05 a.m. (ET)

ESPN.com/USA Softball Collegiate Top 25 Poll

HOW THE TOP 25 FARED

Week 6 – March 15-21

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1.    Oklahoma (22-0)

Exhibition games against Team Mexico

 

LAST WEEK

3/10  UT Arlington                   W, 14-0

        Co-Host of Hall of Fame Classic in Oklahoma City, Okla.

3/12  Houston                        W, 9-1

        UMKC                           W, 6-2

3/14  Liberty                          W, 5-4

        Liberty                          W, 16-0

 

2.    Alabama (24-2, 5-1 SEC)

3/17  @ UAB                         Postponed

3/19  No. 19 Tennessee           L, 3-4

3/20  No. 19 Tennessee           W, 7-1

3/21  No. 19 Tennessee           W, 3-0

 

LAST WEEK

3/12  @ No. 22 Auburn            W, 6-0

3/13  @ No. 22 Auburn            W, 4-1

3/14  @ No. 22 Auburn            W, 4-2

 

3.    UCLA (19-1, 3-0 Pac-12)

3/19 No. 9 Arizona State         W, 2-1 (8)

3/20  No. 9 Arizona State         W, 6-1

        No. 9 Arizona State         W, 4-0

3/21  No. 9 Arizona State         W, 9-0 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

3/9   UC San Diego                W, 7-1

3/11  UC Santa Barbara           W, 8-0 (5)

        UC Santa Barbara           W, 8-0 (5)

3/12  UNLV                           W, 10-0 (5)

        UNLV                           W, 8-0 (5)

 

4. Oregon (20-1, 3-0 Pac-12)

3/19 Utah                             W, 5-2

3/20  Utah                             W, 7-6

        Utah                             W, 3-0

3/21  Utah                             W, 5-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/12  Nevada                         Cancelled

        Nevada                        Cancelled

3/13  Sacramento State           W, 11-0 (5)

        RV Oregon State             W, 14-6 (5)

3/14  Sacramento State           W, 8-0 (6)

 

5.    Florida (21-2, 5-1 SEC)

3/17  North Dakota                  W, 7-1

3/19  @ RV Mississippi State    W, 1-0

3/20  @ RV Mississippi State    W, 10-0

3/21  @ RV Mississippi State    W, 8-0

 

LAST WEEK

3/8   South Dakota                 Cancelled

3/10  Kennesaw State              W, 10-2

3/12  No. 10 Kentucky             W, 3-1

3/13  No. 10 Kentucky             W, 3-1

3/14  No. 10 Kentucky             L, 2-4

 

6.    Oklahoma State (23-4)

        Host of Mizuno Classic

3/18  Wichita State                  L, 2-9

3/19 UTSA                           W, 11-2

        UMKC                           L, 5-6

3/20  Wichita State                  W, 5-2

        UMKC                           W, 13-0

 

LAST WEEK

        Co-Host of Hall of Fame Classic

3/12  Liberty                          W, 9-4

        Liberty                          W, 3-0

3/13  Houston                        L, 2-4

        BYU                              Cancelled

        Houston                         Cancelled

 

7.    Washington (22-2, 2-0 Pac-12)

3/19 No. 8 Arizona            W, 2-1

3/20 No. 8 Arizona            W, 4-2

3/21 No. 8 Arizona            Cancelled

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Husky Classic

3/12  Seattle                          W, 5-0

3/13  Portland State                W, 8-0 (5)

        Seattle                          W, 4-1

3/14  Portland State                W, 5-2

 

8.    Arizona (14-5, 0-2 Pac-12)

3/19 @ No. 7 Washington        L, 1-2

3/20  @ No. 7 Washington        L, 2-4

        @ No. 7 Washington        Cancelled

3/21  @ No. 7 Washington        Cancelled

 

LAST WEEK

3/8   @ No. 24 UCF                L, 0-2

3/10  @ Florida A&M               W, 8-0 (5)

3/11  @ No. 16 Florida State     L, 2-4

3/12  @ No. 16 Florida State     W, 1-0

3/13  @ No. 16 Florida State     L, 0-2

 

9.    Arizona State (17-6, 0-3 Pac-12)

3/19 @No. 3 UCLA                L, 1-2

3/20  @ No. 3 UCLA                L, 1-6

        @ No. 3 UCLA                L, 0-4

3/21  @ No. 3 UCLA                L, 0-9 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

3/9   Northern Illinois               W, 10-2 (5)

3/11  RV Baylor                      W, 7-4

3/14  RV Baylor                      L, 2-7

3/15  UTEP                           Cancelled

        UTEP                           Cancelled

 

10. Kentucky (23-2, 1-2 SEC)

3/16  Eastern Kentucky            W, 6-5

        Host of John Cropp Classic

3/20  Dayton                          W, 3-1

        Dayton                          W, 3-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/12  @ No. 5 Florida              L, 1-3

3/13  @ No. 5 Florida              L, 1-3

3/14  @ No. 5 Florida              W, 4-2 (9)

 

11. Texas (20-3)

3/16  @ McNeese State           W, 5-2

3/18  No. 15 Louisiana              W, 4-0

        No. 15 Louisiana             L, 9-10

3/19  New Mexico                   W, 5-3

3/20  New Mexico                   W, 12-0 (5)

        New Mexico                   W, 8-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/10  Texas A&M – CC            W, 10-6

3/12  Tarleton State                 W, 9-1 (6)

        Texas Southern              W, 11-2 (5)

3/13  Tarleton State                 W, 21-5 (5)

        BYU                             W, 10-7

 

12. LSU (17-8, 3-2 SEC)

3/16  Southeastern Louisiana    W, 12-1

3/20  RV Texas A&M               L, 1-2

3/21  RV Texas A&M               W, 6-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/12  @ No. 17 Tennessee       Postponed

3/13  @ No. 17 Tennessee       W, 2-1 (8)

        @ No. 17 Tennessee       L, 3-4 (8)

3/14  @ No. 17 Tennessee       W, 11-3 (5)

 

13. Florida State (16-6, 4-2 ACC)

3/19 UNC                             Postponed

3/20  UNC                             Postponed

        UNC                             Postponed

        Kennesaw State              W, 11-0 (5)

        @ No. 23 Auburn            W, 10-1 (5)

3/21  UNC                             Postponed

        Kennesaw State              W, 3-2

        @ No. 23 Auburn            L, 1-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/11  No. 2 Arizona                 W, 4-2

3/12  No. 2 Arizona                 L, 0-1

3/13  No. 2 Arizona                 W, 2-0

 

14.  Duke (24-1, 12-1 ACC)

3/17  @ Elon                          W, 3-0

3/19 Syracuse                       W, 5-3

3/20  Syracuse                       W, 11-0 (5)

        Syracuse                       W, 7-3

3/21  Syracuse                       W, 8-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/12  Virginia                         W, 3-1

3/13  Virginia                         W, 5-1

        Virginia                         W, 10-9 (9)

3/14  Virginia                       W, 8-2

 

15. Louisiana (16-6, 2-1 Sun Belt)

3/18  No. 11 Texas                  L, 0-4

        No. 11 Texas                  W, 10-9

3/19  UT Arlington                   W, 9-6

3/20  UT Arlington                   L, 3-8

3/21  UT Arlington                   W, 4-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/13  Georgia Southern            Postponed

        Georgia Southern            Postponed

3/14  Georgia Southern            Postponed

 

16. Virginia Tech (15-4, 10-4 ACC)

3/17  Radford                         W, 11-1 (5)

        Radford                         W, 9-1 (5)

3/19 Pitt                               W, 9-0 (5)

3/20  Pitt                               L, 3-5

        Pitt                               W, 5-0

3/21  Pitt                               W, 2-0

 

LAST WEEK

3/12  @ RV NC State              W, 4-2

3/13  @ RV NC State              L, 0-8

        @ RV NC State              W, 12-2

3/14  @ RV NC State              W, 17-4

        

17.  Arkansas (23-3, 6-0 SEC)

3/16  Liberty                          L, 0-2 (10)

3/19 RV Ole Miss                   W, 5-1

3/20  RV Ole Miss                   W, 3-2 (8)

3/21  RV Ole Miss                   W, 3-2 (8)

 

LAST WEEK

3/9   @ Central Arkansas         W, 4-1

3/12  @ No. 20 South Carolina  W, 4-1

3/13  @ No. 20 South Carolina  W, 7-5 (10)

3/14  @ No. 20 South Carolina  W, 3-2

 

18. Missouri (20-6, 1-2 SEC)

3/17  North Dakota State          Cancelled

3/19 @ No. 20 Georgia           W, 6-1

3/20  @ No. 20 Georgia           L, 10-14

3/21  @ No. 20 Georgia           L, 7-8

 

LAST WEEK

        Host of Mizzou Tournament

3/13  Kent State                     W, 15-2 (5)

        Drake                           W, 5-0

        RV Iowa State                W, 3-2

3/14  Drake                           W, 10-2 (5)

        RV Iowa State                Cancelled

 

19.  Tennessee (21-5, 2-4 SEC)

3/16  Bellarmine                     W, 19-0 (5)

        Bellarmine                     W, 8-0 (5)

3/19  @ No. 2 Alabama            W, 4-3

3/20  @ No. 2 Alabama            L, 1-7

3/21  @ No. 2 Alabama            L, 0-3

 

LAST WEEK

3/10  Austin Peay                   Cancelled

3/12  No. 12 LSU                    L, 1-2

3/13  No. 12 LSU                    W, 4-3

3/14  No. 12 LSU                    L, 3-11

 

20. Georgia (21-3, 2-1 SEC)

3/17  Kennesaw State              Postponed

3/19 No. 18 Missouri               L, 1-6

3/20  No. 18 Missouri               W, 14-10

3/21  No. 18 Missouri               W, 8-7

 

LAST WEEK

3/10  Georgia State                 W, 1-0

        Host of UGA Classic

3/12  East Carolina                 W, 3-0

3/13  East Carolina                 W, 6-2 (9)

        North Dakota                  W, 7-1

3/14  North Dakota                  W, 4-0

 

21. UCF (19-6)

3/17  UNF                             L, 7-9

        UNF                             W, 9-1

3/20  @ No. 24 South Carolina  L, 1-9

        @ No. 24 South Carolina  L, 2-4

3/21  @ No. 24 South Carolina  W, 10-4

 

LAST WEEK

3/8   No. 2 Arizona                 W, 2-0

3/11  FIU                               W, 7-1

3/13  FAU                             W, 3-0

3/14  FAU                             W, 5-0

        FAU                             W, 4-0

 

22.  Northwestern (11-1, 11-1 Big Ten)

Did not play.

 

LAST WEEK

3/11  Indiana                          W, 8-0

        Indiana                          W, 8-1

3/12  Indiana                          W, 1-0

3/13  Ohio State                     L, 2-4

        Ohio State                     W, 9-0

3/14  Ohio State                     W, 3-2

 

23. Auburn (18-6, 0-3 SEC)

3/17  Alabama State                Cancelled

        Host of War Eagle Battle

3/19 Kennesaw State              Postponed

3/20  Charlotte                       Cancelled

        Kennesaw State              L, 0-2

        Charlotte                       Cancelled

        No. 13 Florida State         L, 1-10 (5)

3/21  No. 13 Florida State         W, 2-1

        Kennesaw State              W, 4-3

 

LAST WEEK

3/10  @ Troy                          W, 3-0

3/12  No. 4 Alabama                L, 0-6

3/13  No. 4 Alabama                L, 1-4

3/14  No. 4 Alabama                L, 2-4

 

24. South Carolina (17-7, 0-3 SEC)

3/16  Gardner-Webb                W, 12-4 (5)

        Gardner-Webb                W, 8-0 (5)

3/17  Charlotte                       Postponed

3/20  No. 21 UCF                    W, 9-1 (5)

        No. 21 UCF                    W, 4-2

3/21  No. 21 UCF                    L, 4-10

 

LAST WEEK

3/10  Georgia Southern            W, 9-1 (6)

3/12  No. 19 Arkansas             L, 1-4

3/13  No. 19 Arkansas             L, 5-7 (10)

3/14  No. 19 Arkansas             L, 2-3          

 

25.  Clemson (20-2, 12-2 ACC)

3/19 Louisville                       W, 4-0 (11)

3/20  Louisville                       W, 2-1

        Louisville                       W, 6-1

3/21  Louisville                       W, 4-2

 

LAST WEEK

3/12  Furman                         W, 8-0 (6)

3/13  Furman                         W, 5-0

        Furman                         W, 8-1

 

RECEIVING VOTES

 

RV Baylor (17-5)

3/16  Stephen F. Austin            W, 3-2

3/20  Houston                        L, 1-3

3/21  Houston                        W, 2-1

 

LAST WEEK

3/11 No. 9 Arizona State         L, 4-7

        @ Lopes Up Classic in Phoenix, Ariz.

3/12  Northern Illinois               W, 3-2

        @ Grand Canyon            W, 12-1

3/13  Northern Illinois               W, 8-1

        @ Grand Canyon            W, 12-2

3/14 No. 9 Arizona State         W, 7-2

 

RV  Texas A&M (20-4, 1-1 SEC)

3/16  HBU                             W, 6-0

3/18  McNeese                       W, 5-1

3/20  @ No. 12 LSU                W, 2-1

3/21  @ No. 12 LSU                L, 1-6

 

LAST WEEK

3/9   Texas Southern              W, 8-0 (5)

        Texas Southern              W, 9-0 (5)

        Host of Davis Diamond Classic

3/12  Montana                        W, 17-2 (5)

        LA Tech                        W, 10-6

3/13  LA Tech                        W, 7-2

        Montana                        W, 6-0

3/14  Montana                        Cancelled

 

RV Michigan (9-3, 9-3 Big Ten)

Did not play.

 

LAST WEEK

3/11 Nebraska                       W, 2-1 (8)

        Nebraska                       W, 2-0

3/12  Nebraska                       L, 4-5 (8)

3/13  Wisconsin                      W, 8-0 (5)

        Wisconsin                      W, 3-0

3/14  Wisconsin                      W, 2-1

 

RV Illinois (10-2, 10-2 Big Ten)

Did not play.

 

LAST WEEK

3/11 Michigan State                W, 7-2

        Michigan State                W, 9-3

3/12  Michigan State                L, 2-5

3/13  Penn State                     W, 1-0

        Penn State                     W, 2-1

3/14  Penn State                     W, 8-0 (6)

 

RV Texas State (17-3, 2-0 Sun Belt)

3/16  Texas A&M – CC            W, 2-0

3/21  Appalachian State           W, 4-3

        Appalachian State           W, 8-3

 

LAST WEEK

3/10  Sam Houston State         W, 6-0

3/11  BYU                             W, 2-1

3/12  UTSA                           W, 5-0

3/13  UTSA                           W, 8-1

 

RV Southern Illinois (20-3, 2-1 MVC)

3/16  SEMO                           W, 6-2

3/20  Drake                           W, 10-2 (6)

        Drake                           L, 6-7

3/21  Drake                           W, 7-1

 

LAST WEEK

        @ UAB Tournament in Birmingham, Ala.

3/12  Ball State                       W, 7-1

        UAB                             W, 6-1

3/13  Samford                        L, 0-2

        UAB                             L, 0-1

3/14  Samford                        W, 3-0

 

RV  Virginia (8-14, 4-12 ACC)

3/19 NC State                       Postponed

3/20  NC State                       W, 4-2

        NC State                       L, 4-6

3/21  NC State                       W, 2-0

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive any votes.

 

RV  Stanford (17-4)

3/20  Loyola Marymount           W, 3-0

        Loyola Marymount           W, 11-3 (6)

3/21  Loyola Marymount           W, 2-0

 

LAST WEEK

3/11 Saint Mary’s                   W, 9-0

        Saint Mary’s                   L, 8-12

3/14  @ Cal Poly                    W, 4-0

        @ Cal Poly                    W, 14-0 (5)

 

RV Minnesota (9-3, 9-3 Big Ten)

Did not play.

 

LAST WEEK

3/11  Rutgers                         W, 8-5

        Rutgers                         W, 4-0

3/12  Rutgers                         W, 6-4

3/13  Michigan State                W, 5-3

        Michigan State                W, 6-2

3/14  Michigan State                W, 3-2

 

RV  Mississippi State (15-11, 0-6 SEC)

3/15  RV Ole Miss                   L, 0-8 (5)

3/17  Samford                        Postponed

3/19 No. 5 Florida                  L, 0-1

3/20  No. 5 Florida                  L, 0-10

3/21  No. 5 Florida                  L, 0-8 (5)

 

LAST WEEK

3/9   Alabama State                W, 10-4

3/10  Memphis                       W, 5-0

3/13  Ole Miss                        L, 0-6

3/14  Ole Miss                        L, 1-4

 

RV Iowa State (22-5)

        @ Billiken Bash in St. Louis, Mo.

3/19 Saint Louis                     W, 11-2 (6)

3/20  Saint Louis                     W, 7-2

3/21  Saint Louis                     W, 4-3

 

LAST WEEK

        @ Missouri Tournament in Columbia, Mo.

3/12  Kent State                     W, 9-1 (6)

3/13  Kent State                     W, 11-4

        No. 18 Missouri               L, 2-3

3/14  Drake                           W, 6-3

        No. 18 Missouri               Cancelled

 

RV  James Madison (9-0)

3/20  ECU                             W, 9-1 (6)

        ECU                             W, 6-3

3/21  ECU                             W, 7-1

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive any votes.

 

RV  Ole Miss (18-10, 3-3 SEC)

3/15  RV Mississippi State        W, 8-0 (5)

3/19  @ No. 17 Arkansas         L, 1-5

3/20  @ No. 17 Arkansas         L, 2-3 (8)

3/21  @ No. 17 Arkansas         L, 2-3 (8)

 

LAST WEEK

Did not receive any votes.