WBB Week 3: South Carolina stays atop, NC State up to No. 2

South Carolina is still the unanimous No. 1 team in the week 3 Women’s Basketball Student Media Poll. Following a dominant win over Maryland, North Carolina State is now ranked No. 2. The Terrapins dropped to No. 7. (Header image via Faith Worrell, The Daily Gamecock) RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (13) 325Continue reading “WBB Week 3: South Carolina stays atop, NC State up to No. 2”

MBB Week 3: Duke new No. 1 following win over Gonzaga

The Duke is the new No. 1 team in the Student Media Poll. The Blue Devils defeated then-No. 1 Gonzaga 84-81 in Las Vegas. Gonzaga fell to No. 3 this week, passed by Duke and Purdue. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 Duke (39) 1094 +4 2 Purdue (3) 1044 +1 3 Gonzaga (2) 1017 -2Continue reading “MBB Week 3: Duke new No. 1 following win over Gonzaga”

WBB Week 2: South Carolina unanimous No. 1 following win over UConn

In a matchup of the poll’s top two teams, a game so important that it delayed the rankings by a day, South Carolina defeated UConn 73-57 on Monday. The Gamecocks are now the unanimous No. 1, while the Huskies fell to No. 3 behind No. 2 Maryland. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (13)Continue reading “WBB Week 2: South Carolina unanimous No. 1 following win over UConn”

MBB Week 2: Purdue rises to No. 3, Indiana enters rankings

After back-to-back wins over North Carolina and Villanova, Purdue is up to No. 3 in the nation, the highest ranking of any Big Ten team. The Boilers are the only team in the conference ranked in the top 10 after a week of non-conference upsets, seeing Michigan and Illinois drop out of the top 10Continue reading “MBB Week 2: Purdue rises to No. 3, Indiana enters rankings”

MBB Week One: Duke rises after Champions Classic, Florida enters Top 25

In Coach K’s final season, the Duke Blue Devils are up to No. 5 in the Student Media Poll following a win over Kentucky. Florida enters the poll after defeating rival Florida State. Virginia is the only team to drop out of this week’s rankings after a loss to Navy. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1Continue reading “MBB Week One: Duke rises after Champions Classic, Florida enters Top 25”

WBB Week One: South Carolina stays on top, Indiana rises

Following a dominant week that included a win over NC State, South Carolina remains atop the Student Media Poll. Indiana picked up a big win over Kentucky Sunday night, rising to No. 4. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (12) 372 — 2 Connecticut (3) 361 — 3 Maryland 342 +1 4 Indiana 311Continue reading “WBB Week One: South Carolina stays on top, Indiana rises”

WBB Preseason Poll: South Carolina takes top spot over UConn, Stanford

The South Carolina Gamecocks are the top ranked team in the inaugural Women’s Basketball Student Media Poll, taking the top spot over Connecticut by just four points. Reigning national champions Stanford also received a No. 1 vote. Rank School Points 1 South Carolina (10) 513 2 Connecticut (10) 509 3 Stanford (1) 482 4 MarylandContinue reading “WBB Preseason Poll: South Carolina takes top spot over UConn, Stanford”

MBB Preseason Poll: Gonzaga takes top spot in inaugural rankings

Fresh off of an undefeated regular season and national title appearance, Gonzaga is the No. 1 team in the first ever Men’s Basketball Student Media Poll. 50 teams received votes ahead of the season. Rank School Points 1 Gonzaga (50) 1394 2 UCLA (4) 1265 3 Kansas (2) 1262 4 Michigan 1186 5 Villanova 1157Continue reading “MBB Preseason Poll: Gonzaga takes top spot in inaugural rankings”

Week 7: Georgia, Cincinnati hold top two, Texas schools rise

Following Iowa’s upset to Purdue, the Cincinnati Bearcats have claimed the No. 2 spot behind the Georgia Bulldogs. Texas A&M, Baylor, SMU and UTSA all moved up or entered the rankings this week, while UTEP and Texas Tech received votes. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 35 Georgia 923 7-0 — 2 2 Cincinnati 882Continue reading “Week 7: Georgia, Cincinnati hold top two, Texas schools rise”