Sam BlumDallas Morning News (Dallas, TX)
Twitter: @SamBlum3
About: Sam covers SMU athletics and the Texas Rangers for The Dallas Morning News, and previously covered Auburn University athletics for AL.com. He's also covered University of Virginia athletics for The Daily Progress in Charlottesville. He graduated from Syracuse University.


Ballot Score

-113

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Jan 20, 2020Week 12 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Baylor (33)
15-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 33 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1591
Points
2Gonzaga (31)
20-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 31 Voters
Lowest: 4 - James Crepea
1588
Points
3San Diego State
19-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - James Crepea
Lowest: 9 - Jon Wilner
1422
Points
4Kansas (1)
14-3Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 7 - Brian Holland
1470
Points

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5Seton Hall
14-4Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
1034
Points
6Florida State
16-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 15 - Jesse Newell
1335
Points
7Dayton
16-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
1139
Points
8Louisville
15-3Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Stephen Means
Lowest: 10 - Kevin McNamara
1303
Points
9Villanova
14-3Actual: 9
Highest: 4 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 25 - Jesse Newell
1055
Points
10West Virginia
14-3Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: 21 - Brian Holland
758
Points
11Butler
15-3Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
867
Points
12Duke
15-3Actual: 8
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - Stephen Means
1065
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13Iowa
13-5Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
398
Points
14Oregon
15-4Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - Jack Ebling
886
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15Illinois
13-5Actual: 21
Highest: 15 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
280
Points
16Kentucky
13-4Actual: 15
Highest: 6 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 22 - 2 Voters
755
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17Rutgers
14-4Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
152
Points
18Maryland
14-4Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
525
Points
19Auburn
15-2Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
637
Points

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20Liberty
19-1Actual: 34
Highest: 20 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 58 Voters
21
Points

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21Northern Iowa
16-2Actual: 29
Highest: 17 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
42
Points
22Houston
14-4Actual: 25
Highest: 18 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - 27 Voters
151
Points
23Arizona
13-5Actual: 22
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
225
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24East Tennessee State
17-3Actual: 41
Highest: 24 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 61 Voters
6
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25Texas Tech
12-5Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
399
Points