LSU is ranked No. 8 in the Baseball America preseason rankings released Tuesday.

LSU is the fourth SEC team in the top 8, following No. 1 Florida, No. 3 South Carolina and No. 4 Arkansas. The SEC took six of the top 11 spots with Vanderbilt and Florida ranked No. 10 and No. 11, respectively.

Ole Miss is the other ranked SEC team, checking in at No. 22

Future SEC member Texas A&M is ranked No. 7, giving current and future SEC members seven of the top 11 spots in the rankings. The complete rankings follow:

Rank School Record Final 2011 rank

1. Florida 53-19 2

2. Stanford 35-22 13

3. South Carolina 55-14 1

4. Arkansas 40-22 24

5. Arizona 39-21 NR

6. Rice 42-21 15

7. Texas A&M 47-22 7

8. Louisiana State 36-20 NR

9. North Carolina 51-16 5

10. Vanderbilt 54-12 4

11. Georgia 33-22 NR

12. Georgia Tech 42-21 20

13. Texas 49-19 6

14. UCLA 35-24 22

15. Texas Christian 43-19 19

16. Clemson 43-20 21

17. Arizona State 43-18 9

18. Miami 38-23 17

19. Oklahoma 41-19 NR

20. Florida State 46-19 8

21. Central Florida 39-23 NR

22. Mississippi 30-25 NR

23. Oregon State 41-19 10

24. Louisville 32-29 NR

25. Cal State Fullerton 41-17 14