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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Nov 18, 2019Week 3 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Michigan State (4)
2-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Doug Doughty
1496
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2Virginia (1)
3-0Actual: 7
Highest: 1 - John Feinstein
Lowest: 12 - Luke DeCock
1232
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3Louisville (8)
4-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Matt McCoy
1501
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4Duke (52)
4-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 52 Voters
Lowest: 4 - Sam Blum
1608
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5Maryland
3-0Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 6 Voters
1240
Points
6Kansas
2-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Dave Borges
1389
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7Oregon
4-0Actual: 11
Highest: 4 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 14 - 2 Voters
998
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8Gonzaga
4-0Actual: 8
Highest: 2 - Jeff Rabjohns
Lowest: 12 - Adam Grosbard
1227
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9Seton Hall
3-1Actual: 13
Highest: 5 - Bob Sutton
Lowest: 24 - Bruce Pascoe
837
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10Ohio State
3-0Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 19 - Bob Sutton
1006
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11North Carolina
3-0Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 13 - Rob Dauster
1262
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12Texas Tech
3-0Actual: 12
Highest: 5 - Matt McCoy
Lowest: 25 - Luke DeCock
947
Points
13Kentucky
2-1Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Dave Borges
1110
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14Xavier
4-0Actual: 18
Highest: 10 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
463
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15Memphis
3-1Actual: 16
Highest: 8 - Stephen Means
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
574
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16Arizona
4-0Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - Zach Klein
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
644
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17Utah State
4-0Actual: 15
Highest: 11 - Lauren Kirschman
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
619
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18Washington
2-1Actual: 25
Highest: 14 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: NR - 27 Voters
150
Points
19Villanova
2-1Actual: 17
Highest: 11 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 4 Voters
560
Points
20Colorado
2-0Actual: 23
Highest: 14 - Bob Holt
Lowest: NR - 24 Voters
208
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21Auburn
4-0Actual: 19
Highest: 13 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
420
Points
22Tennessee
3-0Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - John Feinstein
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
402
Points
23Baylor
2-1Actual: 24
Highest: 15 - Carlos Silva
Lowest: NR - 27 Voters
179
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24Vermont
4-0Actual: 32
Highest: 23 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 57 Voters
11
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25VCU
4-0Actual: 21
Highest: 10 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
365
Points