J.T. Snow breaks down NCAA's new baseballs

In 2011, the NCAA rolled out new BBCOR bats in an effort to curb Bugs Bunny vs. Gas-House Gorillas levels of offense.

The new composite bats worked too well, however, and now the NCAA is introducing a new baseball for the 2015 season.

With help from researchers at the Washington State University Sport Science Laboratory, the new flat-seam balls are estimated to travel an average of 20 feet further than balls from previous seasons and increase offense.

Let's let our expert, J.T. Snow, break down some of the major differences between this year's and last year's baseball.


Early returns on the new ball seems to agree with the estimates of improved offense. Just ask Arizona's Riley Moore.

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