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.


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Jan 27, 2020Week 13 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Baylor (44)
17-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 44 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Jesse Newell
1578
Points
2Gonzaga (19)
21-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 19 Voters
Lowest: 4 - James Crepea
1552
Points
3San Diego State
21-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - James Crepea
Lowest: 9 - 2 Voters
1408
Points
4Kansas (1)
16-3Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 8 - Paul Klee
1434
Points

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5Seton Hall
15-4Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Bruce Pascoe
1055
Points
6Dayton
18-2Actual: 7
Highest: 5 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Marcus Fuller
1163
Points
7Florida State
17-2Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: 16 - Jesse Newell
1318
Points
8Louisville
17-3Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - Stephen Means
Lowest: 9 - 3 Voters
1277
Points
9Villanova
16-3Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 21 - Jesse Newell
1110
Points
10West Virginia
16-3Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Chris Basnett
874
Points
11Duke
16-3Actual: 9
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 14 - Jessica Benson
1084
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12Iowa
14-5Actual: 18
Highest: 11 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 22 - Edgar Thompson
545
Points
13Oregon
17-4Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Brian Holland
Lowest: 19 - Seth Davis
926
Points

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14Illinois
15-5Actual: 19
Highest: 14 - 5 Voters
Lowest: NR - James Crepea
483
Points
15Kentucky
15-4Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 21 - Luke DeCock
839
Points
16Butler
16-4Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - Ben Steele
Lowest: 22 - Jordan Hansen
631
Points
17Maryland
16-4Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 21 - 2 Voters
650
Points
18Auburn
17-2Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Bob Sutton
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
619
Points

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19Michigan State
15-5Actual: 14
Highest: 6 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 19 - 2 Voters
751
Points
20Houston
16-4Actual: 21
Highest: 16 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
296
Points
21LSU
15-4Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - James Crepea
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
260
Points
22Rutgers
15-5Actual: 25
Highest: 20 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
102
Points
23Colorado
16-4Actual: 20
Highest: 17 - Stephen Means
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
314
Points

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24East Tennessee State
18-3Actual: 31
Highest: 23 - Rick Bozich
Lowest: NR - 55 Voters
14
Points
25Wichita State
17-3Actual: 23
Highest: 18 - Tom Bragg
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
161
Points