FB Week 10: Georgia unanimous No. 1; TCU rises to No. 4

After a decisive win over Tennessee, Georgia was selected at No. 1 by all SMP voters. While the Bulldogs are at No. 1 for a second straight week, TCU climbed three spots to No. 4 following losses by Tennessee, Alabama and Clemson. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 48 Georgia 1200 9-0 – 2 Ohio State 1138 9-0 – 3 Michigan 1104 9-0 +1 4 … Continue reading FB Week 10: Georgia unanimous No. 1; TCU rises to No. 4

FB Week Nine: Georgia takes back top spot in tight top three

Georgia is back atop the Student Media Poll following a 42-20 win over Florida in Jacksonville. Ohio State and Tennessee follow at No. 2 and No. 3 after ranked wins, with just nine votes separating first place from third place. Photo via David Gray/The Crimson White Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 15 Georgia 915 8-0 +1 2 12 Ohio State 910 8-0 -1 3 … Continue reading FB Week Nine: Georgia takes back top spot in tight top three

2022-23 WBB Preseason: Reigning champions South Carolina stay No. 1

South Carolina is the top team in the first poll of the 2022-23 women’s basketball season. The Gamecocks started the season No. 1 last year as well en route to a national championship. In total, 39 teams received votes in the preseason rankings. Image via Faith Worrell/The Daily Gamecock Rank Team Points Trend 1 25 South Carolina 649 – 2 1 Stanford 614 – 3 … Continue reading 2022-23 WBB Preseason: Reigning champions South Carolina stay No. 1

2022-23 MBB Preseason: North Carolina takes No. 1 spot

North Carolina is the No. 1 team in the first Student Media Poll of the 2022-23 men’s basketball season. Four teams received first-place votes, and 49 teams received at least one vote. Rank Team Points Trend 1 32 North Carolina 989 – 2 5 Gonzaga 931 – 3 Houston 892 – 4 Kentucky 883 – 5 2 Kansas 804 – 6 Baylor 788 – 7 … Continue reading 2022-23 MBB Preseason: North Carolina takes No. 1 spot

FB Week 8: Oregon rises to No. 8, Ohio State remains No. 1

Oregon is up to No. 8 in this week’s football rankings, following six straight wins, including Saturday’s 45-30 victory over UCLA. Ohio State is No. 1 for a third week in a row, while LSU and South Carolina enter the rankings. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 21 Ohio State 1067 7-0 – 2 16 Georgia 1057 7-0 – 3 7 Tennessee 1032 7-0 – … Continue reading FB Week 8: Oregon rises to No. 8, Ohio State remains No. 1

FB Week 7: Tennessee surges to No. 3 after win over Alabama

Tennessee’s thrilling 52-49 win over Alabama sees the Volunteers rise to No. 3, while the Tide fall to No. 6. Ohio State remains No. 1 in a tight race, despite Georgia receiving more first-place votes. Photo via Ryan Schumpert of Rocky Top Insider. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 21 Ohio State 1278 6-0 – 2 22 Georgia 1269 7-0 – 3 11 Tennessee 1267 … Continue reading FB Week 7: Tennessee surges to No. 3 after win over Alabama

FB Week 6: Ohio State takes No. 1 ranking

For the first time this season, Ohio State is the No. 1 team in the land. The Buckeyes thrashed Michigan State 49-20, while last week’s No. 1, Alabama, dropped to No. 3 following a 24-20 win over Texas A&M. Photo via Reid Murray. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 22 Ohio State 1273 6-0 +1 2 17 Georgia 1269 6-0 +1 3 14 Alabama 1254 … Continue reading FB Week 6: Ohio State takes No. 1 ranking

FB Week 5: Alabama, Ohio State pass Georgia for top two spots

Alabama is back atop the Student Media Poll, with Ohio State behind the Tide at No. 2. Georgia falls two spots following a tight win over Missouri, while five new teams enter the rankings. Photo via David Gray/The Crimson White Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 27 Alabama 1527 5-0 +1 2 16 Ohio State 1499 5-0 +1 3 20 Georgia 1488 5-0 -2 4 … Continue reading FB Week 5: Alabama, Ohio State pass Georgia for top two spots

FB Week 4: Top three tightens up, four new teams enter

Another weekend of big matchups in college football sees the SMP’s top three get closer, as Georgia, Alabama and Ohio State all receive multiple first-place votes. Minnesota, Pitt, Florida State and Kansas enter the rankings. Image courtesy of Zachary Rilley/The Lantern Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 43 Georgia 1478 4-0 – 2 12 Alabama 1437 4-0 – 3 5 Ohio State 1402 4-0 – … Continue reading FB Week 4: Top three tightens up, four new teams enter

FB Week 3: Washington, Texas A&M rise following non-conference wins

Several ranked matchups on Saturday see the rankings shake up, with BYU, Michigan State and Miami dropping, while Oregon, Washington and Texas A&M rise. Image courtesy of Ishika Samant/The Battalion Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 63 Georgia 1694 3-0 – 2 5 Alabama 1616 3-0 – 3 Ohio State 1581 3-0 – 4 Michigan 1477 3-0 – 5 Oklahoma 1408 3-0 +1 6 Clemson … Continue reading FB Week 3: Washington, Texas A&M rise following non-conference wins