WBB Week 10: Stanford rebounds to No. 3

After falling to No. 5 in last week’s rankings following an upset loss to USC, Stanford is back up to No. 3 in this week’s SMP women’s basketball rankings, behind undefeateds South Carolina and Ohio State. Rank Team Points Trend 1 10 South Carolina 250 – 2 Ohio State 238 – 3 Stanford 223 +2 4 LSU 216 -1 5 UConn 211 -1 6 Indiana … Continue reading WBB Week 10: Stanford rebounds to No. 3

MBB Week 10: Purdue takes top spot, Alabama follows at No. 2

For the first time this season, the Purdue Boilermakers are the No. 1 team in the SMP men’s basketball rankings. The Boilers won close games against Michigan State and Maryland this week, while red-hot Alabama follows closely behind at No. 2. Rank Team Points Trend 1 14 Purdue 513 +2 2 6 Alabama 508 +2 3 1 Houston 450 -2 4 Tennessee 427 +4 5 … Continue reading MBB Week 10: Purdue takes top spot, Alabama follows at No. 2

WBB Week 9: Ohio State rises to No. 2 following Stanford loss

Stanford’s upset loss to USC sees the Cardinal fall three spots to No. 5, while Ohio State takes their previously-held No. 2 ranking. Five new teams enter the rankings this week. Rank Team Points Trend 1 9 South Carolina 225 – 2 Ohio State 216 +1 3 LSU 198 +2 4 UConn 193 – T-5 Indiana 190 +1 T-5 Stanford 190 -3 T-7 Utah 164 … Continue reading WBB Week 9: Ohio State rises to No. 2 following Stanford loss

MBB Week 9: Four teams split No. 1 votes; UConn falls to No. 15

A weekend full of upsets sees the top four tighten up, while five new teams enter the rankings. Last week’s No. 4, UConn, falls 11 spots to No. 15. Rank Team Points Trend 1 11 Houston 534 – 2 8 Kansas 527 – 3 1 Purdue 506 – 4 2 Alabama 493 +1 5 UCLA 458 +3 6 Texas 433 +3 7 Gonzaga 390 +3 … Continue reading MBB Week 9: Four teams split No. 1 votes; UConn falls to No. 15

FB Postseason: Georgia finishes perfect season as back-to-back champions

After a perfect regular season and 65-7 win over TCU, the Georgia Bulldogs finish atop the SMP’s final football rankings of the season for a second year in a row. TCU, Michigan, Ohio State and Alabama round out the top five. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 33 Georgia 825 15-0 – 2 TCU 765 13-2 +1 3 Michigan 755 13-1 -1 4 Ohio State … Continue reading FB Postseason: Georgia finishes perfect season as back-to-back champions

MBB Week 8: Houston, Kansas, Purdue lead rankings

This week’s men’s basketball top three remains unchanged, except for Kansas passing Purdue for No. 2. Kansas State and Providence enter this week’s poll. Rank Team Points Trend 1 12 Houston 393 – 2 1 Kansas 376 +1 3 3 Purdue 372 -1 4 UConn 334 – 5 Alabama 332 +2 6 Tennessee 322 +2 7 Arizona 299 -3 8 UCLA 294 +1 9 Texas … Continue reading MBB Week 8: Houston, Kansas, Purdue lead rankings

WBB Week 7: South Carolina remains No. 1, undefeated St. John’s enters rankings

Another week, another No. 1 ranking in the women’s basketball poll for South Carolina. Another undefeated, St. John’s, enters the rankings this week at No. 25. Rank Team Points Trend 1 7 South Carolina 175 – 2 Stanford 167 – 3 Ohio State 159 +1 4 Notre Dame 155 +1 5 UConn 143 +3 6 Indiana 125 -3 7 LSU 115 +3 8 Virginia Tech … Continue reading WBB Week 7: South Carolina remains No. 1, undefeated St. John’s enters rankings

MBB Week 7: Houston reclaims No. 1 following UConn, Purdue losses

A pair of upsets by Xavier over UConn and Rutgers over Purdue sees Houston reclaiming the top spot in the men’s basketball rankings, while six new teams enter the rankings. Rank Team Points Trend 1 8 Houston 379 +1 2 5 Purdue 373 – 3 1 Kansas 365 +1 T-4 2 UConn 356 -3 T-4 Arizona 356 +1 6 Texas 297 +1 7 Alabama 295 … Continue reading MBB Week 7: Houston reclaims No. 1 following UConn, Purdue losses