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Midweek Update: Finals Week

Finals week means no midweek game, but the conference race has heated up.

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Here’s a look at where the Cowboys stand in the national polls and three things to watch this week.

In The Polls (As of May 4)

USA Today: 11th (13th last week)
NCBWA: 11th (13th last week)
RPI: 12th (15th last week)
D1Baseball.com: 12th (12th last week)
Baseball America: 12th (12th last week)
Collegiate Baseball: 12th (11th last week) 

Midweek Opponent 

This week is finals week for OSU, so the Cowboys won’t play a midweek game. They return to action Friday when West Virginia visits for the final Big 12 series of 2015. 

Three Things To Watch: 

  1. This is from before the weekend, but OSU is now projected to host a regional. I think the Cowboys are in good shape to host as long as they keep winning. They might even be in the running for a national seed, but that won’t be decided until the Big 12 Championship.
  2. The list of Cowboys up for postseason awards keeps growing. Gage Green is one of 10 finalists for the Senior CLASS Award, which recognizes excellence in the classroom and on the field, while also judging character and community involvement. Green is up to 5th in fan voting, with the award to be handed out during the College World Series. You can vote daily right here.
  3. OSU is a half-game behind TCU for the conference lead, but the Cowboys have one series remaining to TCU’s two. The Horned Frogs will host Kansas this weekend (which should be a TCU sweep) before traveling to Norman the last weekend of the regular season. If OSU is to win a second straight Big 12 title, it might require cheering for the Sooners…

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