MBB Week 7: Polls avoid shakeup during holidays

It was a quiet week in men’s college basketball, with few games scheduled due to the holidays, and many of the games that were planned canceled due to Covid-19 outbreaks across the sport. This week’s MBB Student Media Poll reflects that, with only four teams moving up or down three or more spots. RANK SCHOOLContinue reading “MBB Week 7: Polls avoid shakeup during holidays”

WBB Week 6: Georgia rises, NC State falls after upset

The Georgia Bulldogs pulled off one of the biggest upsets of the season so far, knocking off then-No. 2 NC State. The Bulldogs are up to No. 14, while NC State is down to No. 5. South Carolina remains the unanimous No. 1. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (9) 225 — 2 StanfordContinue reading “WBB Week 6: Georgia rises, NC State falls after upset”

MBB Week 6: LSU, Auburn make big jumps

Two of the SEC’s Tigers are the biggest gainers in the men’s basketball poll this week, with LSU up six spots to No. 16 and Auburn up 5 to No. 11. Baylor remains the top team, while Purdue rebounded to No. 3 with a dominant win over Butler at the final Crossroads Classic. RANK SCHOOLContinue reading “MBB Week 6: LSU, Auburn make big jumps”

WBB Week 5: South Carolina continues perfect season

South Carolina got a big win over Maryland Sunday, and the Gamecocks remain the unanimous No. 1 team in women’s college basketball in this week’s Student Media Poll. UConn is down to No. 10 with Paige Bueckers injured. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (9) 200 — 2 North Carolina State 192 — 3Continue reading “WBB Week 5: South Carolina continues perfect season”

MBB Week 5: Baylor new No. 1, Purdue down to No. 7

The reigning national champions are atop the men’s basketball Student Media Poll. The undefeated Baylor Bears received all but one first place vote this week. Last week’s No. 1, Purdue, is down to No. 7 after an upset, buzzer-beater loss at Rutgers. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 Baylor (29) 747 +1 2 Duke (1) 689Continue reading “MBB Week 5: Baylor new No. 1, Purdue down to No. 7”

WBB Week 4: South Carolina still unanimous No. 1, Tennessee rises

South Carolina’s reign atop the women’s basketball Student Media Poll was not challenged this week, as the Gamecocks remained the unanimous No. 1 team in the land. A big week for the Lady Vols sees Tennessee make its way up to No. 8. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1 South Carolina (12) 300 — 2 NorthContinue reading “WBB Week 4: South Carolina still unanimous No. 1, Tennessee rises”

MBB Week 4: Purdue takes top spot, Baylor rises to No. 2

Purdue is ranked No. 1 in the Student Media Poll. The Boilers had never been No. 1 in any poll prior to Monday. Previous No. 1 Duke fell two spots to No. 3 after an upset loss to Ohio State in Columbus. The Buckeyes re-entered the Poll at No. 22. RANK SCHOOL POINTS TREND 1Continue reading “MBB Week 4: Purdue takes top spot, Baylor rises to No. 2”

FB: Alabama jumps to No. 1 following SEC Championship Game win, Michigan No. 2

Alabama, SMP preseason No. 1, jumped back to the top spot following its victory over Georgia in the SEC Championship game Saturday. The 41-24 victory propelled the Crimson Tide to the top spot, just beating out Big Ten champions Michigan. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 14 Alabama 660 12-1 (8-1) +3 2 11 MichiganContinue reading “FB: Alabama jumps to No. 1 following SEC Championship Game win, Michigan No. 2”

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”