WBB Week 3: LSU, Virginia Tech enter top ten

Another exciting week of women’s basketball action sees LSU and Virginia Tech enter the top ten, while Tennessee falls out of the rankings entirely. Rank Team Points Trend 1 11 South Carolina 275 – 2 Stanford 259 – 3 UConn 258 – 4 Notre Dame 227 +2 5 Ohio State 225 – 6 North Carolina 221 +4 7 Indiana 210 +1 8 Iowa State 195 … Continue reading WBB Week 3: LSU, Virginia Tech enter top ten

MBB Week 3: Purdue, Arizona soar into top five after MTE victories

A busy Feast Week in men’s basketball sees a shakeup at the top of the polls. Phil Knight Legacy winners Purdue rise 17 spots to No. 5, while Maui Invitational winners Arizona rise 9 spots to No. 3. Rank Team Points Trend 1 19 Houston 733 – 2 5 Texas 685 +2 3 4 Arizona 654 +9 4 1 Virginia 634 +2 5 1 Purdue … Continue reading MBB Week 3: Purdue, Arizona soar into top five after MTE victories

FB Week 13: Michigan rises after dominant win at Ohio State

The regular season has come to a close, with Michigan’s 45-23 win at Ohio State sending the Wolverines into the top two and receiving nine No. 1 votes in the process. After back-to-back ranked wins, South Carolina enters the rankings at No. 20. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 32 Georgia 1016 12-0 – 2 9 Michigan 993 12-0 +1 3 TCU 943 12-0 +1 … Continue reading FB Week 13: Michigan rises after dominant win at Ohio State

WBB Week 2: South Carolina stays No. 1 after overtime win over Stanford

An exciting week in women’s basketball was capped off Sunday afternoon by a thrilling overtime contest between South Carolina and Stanford, with the Gamecocks coming out on top and remaining No. 1 in this week’s poll. Stanford remains No. 2. Image via Faith Worrell/The Daily Gamecock Rank Team Points Trend 1 9 South Carolina 225 – 2 Stanford 213 – 3 UConn 210 +2 4 … Continue reading WBB Week 2: South Carolina stays No. 1 after overtime win over Stanford

MBB Week 2: Houston takes top spot, Texas, Virginia surge at Feast Week heats up

A busy week in college basketball sees a new No. 1, with Houston taking the top spot following Gonzaga’s loss at Texas. The Longhorns rise 7 spots to No. 4, the second-highest risers this week behind new No. 6 Virginia. Rank Team Points Trend 1 8 Houston 622 +1 2 12 North Carolina 617 +1 3 3 Kansas 577 +2 4 2 Texas 545 +7 … Continue reading MBB Week 2: Houston takes top spot, Texas, Virginia surge at Feast Week heats up

FB Week 12: USC rises, Tennessee falls after wild week

The second-to-last week of the regular season sees USC find a spot in the Playoff race in a busy week in the Pac-12, while Tennessee falls to No. 11 after being throttled by South Carolina. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 37 Georgia 949 11-0 – 2 1 Ohio State 906 11-0 – 3 Michigan 872 11-0 – 4 TCU 845 11-0 – 5 USC … Continue reading FB Week 12: USC rises, Tennessee falls after wild week

WBB Week 1: Ohio State rises, Tennessee falls after Buckeyes’ upset win

A busy week is headlined by a big win for Ohio State over Tennessee. The Buckeyes move into the top ten, while the Vols fall to No. 11 in this week’s rankings. Rank Team Points Trend 1 8 South Carolina 224 – 2 1 Stanford 217 – 3 Texas 204 – 4 Iowa 172 +1 5 UConn 168 +1 6 Notre Dame 162 +1 7 … Continue reading WBB Week 1: Ohio State rises, Tennessee falls after Buckeyes’ upset win

MBB Week 1: Gonzaga, Houston pass North Carolina for top two spots

No, it’s not a misprint. Despite receiving 20 No. 1 votes, North Carolina falls to No. 3 after a pair of close calls this week, passed by Gonzaga and Houston. Six teams received first-place votes. Rank Team Points Trend 1 6 Gonzaga 835 +1 2 6 Houston 820 +1 3 20 North Carolina 818 -2 4 1 Kentucky 791 – 5 2 Kansas 724 – … Continue reading MBB Week 1: Gonzaga, Houston pass North Carolina for top two spots

FB Week 11: Playoff picture shapes up as season nears end

The top five of the Student Media Poll remains unchanged from last week as the season enters the home stretch, with a crucial win by No. 4 TCU highlighting the bunch. Two new teams, Florida State and Cincinnati, enter the rankings. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 41 Georgia 1025 10-0 – 2 Ohio State 978 10-0 – 3 Michigan 934 10-0 – 4 TCU … Continue reading FB Week 11: Playoff picture shapes up as season nears end

Men’s Basketball Tips Off With “On The Bubble” Podcast

A new podcast is joining the fast-expanding SMP Podcast Network. On The Bubble is a new men’s college basketball show, hosted by Jack Calsin and SMP Founder and Director Patrick Felts, with new episodes weekly. Calsin and Felts, students at the hoops-crazed schools of Kentucky and Indiana, give a look at all things inside the always exciting world of college basketball. The show is currently … Continue reading Men’s Basketball Tips Off With “On The Bubble” Podcast