MBB Week 6: UConn keeps top spot, Kansas rises to No. 4

The Connecticut Huskies stay atop the rankings for a second straight week after a dominant win against Butler in Indianapolis. Kansas rises six spots to No. 4 following the Jayhawks’ 84-62 thrashing of Indiana. Rank Team Points Trend 1 9 UConn 510 – 2 11 Purdue 508 +1 3 1 Houston 485 +2 4 Kansas 446 +6 5 Arizona 426 +3 6 Virginia 419 -4 … Continue reading MBB Week 6: UConn keeps top spot, Kansas rises to No. 4

WBB Week 5: Ohio State rises into top three

A pair of Big Ten teams are tied at No. 3 in this week’s women’s basketball rankings. Ohio State and Indiana, both undefeated, each received 176 votes this week. The Buckeyes defeated New Hampshire and Michigan State last week, which the Hoosiers beat Penn State and Illinois. Rank Team Points Trend 1 8 South Carolina 200 – 2 Stanford 191 – T-3 Indiana 176 – … Continue reading WBB Week 5: Ohio State rises into top three

MBB Week 5: UConn takes No. 1 spot in rankings

With last week’s top two teams losing, the new No. 1 team in men’s basketball is the undefeated UConn Huskies. UConn won at Florida and at home against LIU last week by a combined 74 points. Rank Team Points Trend 1 9 UConn 542 +2 2 6 Virginia 539 +1 3 5 Purdue 535 +1 4 1 Alabama 494 +5 5 1 Houston 476 -4 … Continue reading MBB Week 5: UConn takes No. 1 spot in rankings

WBB Week 4: Big wins see Indiana, Notre Dame in top five

A pair of Hoosier State teams sit in the top five of the SMP after big wins. Indiana and Notre Dame are ranked at No. 3 and No. 4 following top ten wins over North Carolina and UConn, respectively. Rank Team Points Trend 1 9 South Carolina 225 – 2 Stanford 214 – 3 Indiana 195 +4 4 Notre Dame 188 – T-5 UConn 187 … Continue reading WBB Week 4: Big wins see Indiana, Notre Dame in top five

MBB Week 4: Preseason No. 1 North Carolina drops out of rankings

After starting the season atop the rankings, North Carolina is out of the Top 25 following four consecutive losses. The Tar Heels are the top team in the receiving votes category. Rank Team Points Trend 1 14 Houston 540 – 2 7 Texas 532 – 3 Virginia 491 +1 4 1 Purdue 485 +1 5 UConn 427 +4 6 Arkansas 400 +5 7 Kansas 393 … Continue reading MBB Week 4: Preseason No. 1 North Carolina drops out of rankings

FB Week 14: Georgia, Michigan, TCU, Ohio State make final top four of regular season

With conference championships wrapped up and Bowl Season on the horizon, the poll avoids a major shakeup at the top. The top three stay the same for a second straight week, while Ohio State and Alabama pass USC for the No. 4 and No. 5 spots. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 23 Georgia 647 13-0 – 2 3 Michigan 627 13-0 – 3 TCU … Continue reading FB Week 14: Georgia, Michigan, TCU, Ohio State make final top four of regular season

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