Mark BermanThe Roanoke Times (Roanoke, VA)
About: Mark Berman covers Virginia Tech basketball for The Roanoke Times in Roanoke, Va. He is a Syracuse University graduate who grew up in Trumbull, Conn. He has been at The Roanoke Times since 1998. He covered James Madison for The Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Va., from 1989-98. His blog can be read at http://blogs.roanoke.com/courtside.


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Dec 6, 2021Week 5 Rankings for Mark Berman
1Purdue (61)
8-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 1 - 61 Voters
1525
Points
2Duke
7-1Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Stephen Tsai
1390
Points
3Baylor
8-0Actual: 2
Highest: 2 - 42 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Jon Wilner
1421
Points
4Gonzaga
7-2Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 12 - 2 Voters
1240
Points
5UCLA
8-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Ben Steele
Lowest: 10 - Jesse Newell
1293
Points
6Villanova
6-2Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1175
Points
7Alabama
7-1Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1029
Points
8Texas
6-1Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 6 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Jeff Rabjohns
1101
Points
9Kentucky
6-1Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Dave Borges
972
Points
10Kansas
6-1Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 15 - 2 Voters
1068
Points
11Arizona
7-0Actual: 11
Highest: 3 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 18 - Donna Ditota
919
Points

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12Ohio State
6-2Actual: 21
Highest: 10 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
370
Points
13Tennessee
6-1Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 25 - Rick Bozich
762
Points
14Arkansas
8-0Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - Theo Lawson
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
905
Points
15Iowa State
8-0Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
499
Points
16Michigan State
7-2Actual: 19
Highest: 12 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
405
Points
17Connecticut
8-1Actual: 15
Highest: 12 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - Stephen Tsai
527
Points
18Wisconsin
7-1Actual: 22
Highest: 8 - Jeff Rabjohns
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
338
Points

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19Xavier
7-1Actual: 27
Highest: 16 - Dave Preston
Lowest: NR - 44 Voters
78
Points
20Florida
6-1Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Jeff Rabjohns
Lowest: NR - David Jablonski
386
Points
21Seton Hall
7-1Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 20 Voters
177
Points

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22Houston
7-1Actual: 14
Highest: 3 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 22 - Mark Berman
686
Points
23Colorado State
9-0Actual: 26
Highest: 15 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: NR - 37 Voters
90
Points
24LSU
8-0Actual: 25
Highest: 12 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
135
Points

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25USC
8-0Actual: 16
Highest: 10 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
510
Points