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 24, 2020Week 17 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Kansas (62)
24-3Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 62 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 2 Voters
1598
Points
2Baylor (1)
24-2Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 2 Voters
1532
Points
3Dayton
25-2Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Doug Doughty
1413
Points
4Gonzaga
27-2Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Wayne Epps
1442
Points
5San Diego State
26-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1287
Points
6Creighton
22-6Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Brian Holland
986
Points
7Florida State
23-4Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Jesse Newell
1247
Points
8Kentucky
22-5Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - John Feinstein
Lowest: 21 - Jesse Newell
1130
Points
9Maryland
22-5Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 13 - John Feinstein
1124
Points
10Duke
23-4Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - Jordan Hansen
Lowest: 13 - Wayne Epps
1186
Points
11Seton Hall
20-7Actual: 13
Highest: 10 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Jesse Newell
842
Points
12Louisville
23-5Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Wayne Epps
Lowest: 15 - 4 Voters
966
Points
13Villanova
21-6Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 17 - 2 Voters
928
Points

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14Texas Tech
18-9Actual: 22
Highest: 14 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 17 Voters
226
Points
15Penn State
20-7Actual: 16
Highest: 11 - Zach Klein
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
618
Points
16BYU
23-7Actual: 17
Highest: 12 - Jordan Hansen
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
598
Points
17Auburn
23-4Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
643
Points
18Iowa
19-8Actual: 18
Highest: 13 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 25 - 2 Voters
489
Points
19Michigan
18-9Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
329
Points
20West Virginia
19-8Actual: 20
Highest: 14 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
313
Points
21Houston
21-7Actual: 25
Highest: 17 - Tom Bragg
Lowest: NR - 35 Voters
102
Points

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22Oregon
21-7Actual: 14
Highest: 11 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - Luke DeCock
653
Points
23Ohio State
18-9Actual: 23
Highest: 11 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
210
Points
24Colorado
21-7Actual: 21
Highest: 13 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 10 Voters
291
Points

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25Stephen F. Austin
24-3Actual: 32
Highest: 22 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 53 Voters
29
Points