WBB Week 11: NC State rises, Louisville falls after marquee matchup

NC State is back up to No. 2 in the WBB Student Media Poll following a 68-59 win over Louisville. The Cardinals dropped three spots to No. 5 after the loss. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (10) 250 — 2 NC State 232 +2 3 Stanford 229 -1 4 Tennessee 220 +1 5Continue reading “WBB Week 11: NC State rises, Louisville falls after marquee matchup”

MBB Week 11: Auburn No. 1 for second consecutive week, top three remain unchanged

Auburn is atop the men’s basketball Student Media Poll for a second week in a row. as the rest of the top three stays the same. Gonzaga receives first-places votes again, while Wisconsin loses its one No. 1 vote from Week 10. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 Auburn (28) 748 — 2 Gonzaga (2) 715Continue reading “MBB Week 11: Auburn No. 1 for second consecutive week, top three remain unchanged”

WBB Week 10: Oklahoma makes biggest jump after undefeated week

The Sooners are up seven spots to No. 13 in the WBB SMP after winning all of its games this week. OU is neck-and-neck with Big XII rivals Baylor and Texas in the poll this week. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (9) 225 — T-2 Louisville 205 — T-2 Stanford 205 +1 4Continue reading “WBB Week 10: Oklahoma makes biggest jump after undefeated week”

MBB Week 10: Auburn new No. 1, Gonzaga, Wisconsin receive first-place votes

The Auburn Tigers are the new top-ranked team in the men’s basketball Student Media Poll, following a chaotic week in the sport. Gonzaga and Wisconsin also received first-place votes, bringing the total number of teams to receive a No. 1 vote this season to eight. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 Auburn (18) 635 +3 2Continue reading “MBB Week 10: Auburn new No. 1, Gonzaga, Wisconsin receive first-place votes”

WBB Week 9: South Carolina unanimous No. 1

After Louisville got a No. 1 vote last week, every voter selected the Gamecocks at No. 1 once again. South Carolina has been No. 1 all season long. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (7) 175 — 2 Louisville 159 — 3 Stanford 156 +1 4 NC State 154 +1 5 Tennessee 149 +1Continue reading “WBB Week 9: South Carolina unanimous No. 1”

MBB Week 9: Gonzaga, Auburn, USC enter top five

The top five of the men’s basketball Student Media Poll experienced a major shakeup this week, with three teams entering and three teams dropping. Gonzaga, Auburn and USC are in the top five, while Duke, Purdue and Kansas went down this week. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 Baylor (28) 700 — 2 Gonzaga 652 +4Continue reading “MBB Week 9: Gonzaga, Auburn, USC enter top five”

FB: Georgia claims No. 1 after CFP Championship victory over Alabama

For the first time since 1980, Georgia are college football champions. Following the Bulldogs’ 33-18 victory over the Alabama Crimson Tide, they finish the SMP’s inaugural season as No. 1. Alabama, Michigan and Cincinnati, CFP finalists, round out the top four. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 22 Georgia 550 14-1 (8-0) +3 2 AlabamaContinue reading “FB: Georgia claims No. 1 after CFP Championship victory over Alabama”

WBB Week 8: South Carolina still No. 1 after loss to Mizzou

Missouri pulled off the upset of the season last week in Columbia, Missouri, taking down undefeated No. 1 South Carolina, 70-69 in OT. SC is still No. 1 this week, while Mizzou received 3 votes. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (6) 173 — 2 Louisville (1) 157 — 3 Arizona 154 -1 4Continue reading “WBB Week 8: South Carolina still No. 1 after loss to Mizzou”

MBB Week 8: Baylor unanimous No. 1 following win over Iowa State

Another quiet week in college basketball sees Baylor keep the top spot in the SMP, this time unanimously, after taking down fellow Big XII undefeated Iowa State. No teams entered or dropped out from the poll for the first time in any SMP, regardless of sport. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 Baylor (21) 525 —Continue reading “MBB Week 8: Baylor unanimous No. 1 following win over Iowa State”

WBB Week 7: South Carolina still No. 1 after win over Stanford

Another week, another ranked win for South Carolina. This week’s big win for the Gamecocks came in the team’s second No. 1 vs No. 2 matchup of the season, taking down then-No. 2 Stanford 65-61 in Columbia. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (6) 150 — T-2 Arizona 133 +1 T-2 Louisville 133 +2Continue reading “WBB Week 7: South Carolina still No. 1 after win over Stanford”