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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Feb 3, 2020Week 14 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Baylor (49)
19-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 49 Voters
Lowest: 3 - Jesse Newell
1608
Points
2Gonzaga (15)
23-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 15 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 3 Voters
1567
Points
3San Diego State
23-0Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1447
Points
4Kansas (1)
18-3Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 5 - 2 Voters
1472
Points
5Dayton
20-2Actual: 6
Highest: 5 - 10 Voters
Lowest: 9 - 4 Voters
1271
Points
6Louisville
19-3Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Brian Holland
Lowest: 8 - Jesse Newell
1352
Points
7Duke
18-3Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 10 - Brian Holland
1242
Points
8Seton Hall
16-5Actual: 12
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Bruce Pascoe
900
Points
9Florida State
18-3Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Jesse Newell
1188
Points
10Maryland
17-4Actual: 9
Highest: 7 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 17 - Rob Dauster
999
Points
11West Virginia
17-4Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Paul Klee
827
Points

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12Iowa
16-6Actual: 17
Highest: 10 - Donna Ditota
Lowest: 22 - Chris Murray
604
Points
13Villanova
17-4Actual: 10
Highest: 8 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Stephen Means
959
Points
14Auburn
19-2Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Marcus Fuller
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
926
Points

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15Illinois
16-6Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - Donna Ditota
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
373
Points
16LSU
17-4Actual: 18
Highest: 9 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
572
Points
17Oregon
18-5Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - Seth Davis
758
Points
18Creighton
17-5Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
372
Points
19Kentucky
16-5Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Brian Holland
Lowest: 25 - 2 Voters
660
Points
20Michigan State
16-6Actual: 16
Highest: 7 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - Seth Davis
624
Points
21Butler
17-5Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - Jordan Hansen
437
Points
22Texas Tech
13-8Actual: 26
Highest: 16 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
66
Points

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23Tulsa
15-6Actual: 28
Highest: 22 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: NR - 58 Voters
19
Points
24Houston
17-5Actual: 25
Highest: 18 - David Cloninger
Lowest: NR - 31 Voters
85
Points

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25Rutgers
16-6Actual: 34
Highest: 22 - Brian McInnis
Lowest: NR - 58 Voters
12
Points