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  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • FB Week 12: USC rises, Tennessee falls after wild week
    The second-to-last week of the regular season sees USC find a spot in the Playoff race in a busy week in the Pac-12, while Tennessee falls to No. 11 after being throttled by South Carolina. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 37 Georgia 949 11-0 – 2 1 Ohio State 906 11-0 – 3 Michigan 872 11-0 – 4 TCU 845 11-0 – 5 USC …
  • FB Week 11: Playoff picture shapes up as season nears end
    The top five of the Student Media Poll remains unchanged from last week as the season enters the home stretch, with a crucial win by No. 4 TCU highlighting the bunch. Two new teams, Florida State and Cincinnati, enter the rankings. Rank Team Points Record Trend 1 41 Georgia 1025 10-0 – 2 Ohio State 978 10-0 – 3 Michigan 934 10-0 – 4 TCU …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • WBB Week 8: UConn rises to No. 4
    A dominant start to Big East Conference play sees UConn continue its season-long rise in the rankings up to No. 4. Arkansas and a pair of Floridian schools, Florida State and South Florida, enter the rankings. Rank Team Points Trend 1 7 South Carolina 175 – 2 Stanford 166 – 3 Ohio State 158 – 4 UConn 150 +1 5 LSU 144 +2 6 Indiana …
  • 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 …
  • WBB Week 6: Virginia, Duke enter rankings
    Virginia and Duke, a pair of red-hot ACC teams, are in this week’s WBB rankings at No. 22 and No. 23. The two teams are set to face off later this week in Durham. Rank Team Points Trend 1 9 South Carolina 225 – 2 Stanford 214 – 3 Indiana 197 – 4 Ohio State 193 -1 5 Notre Dame 192 – 6 North Carolina …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …
  • 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 …

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