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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Dec 2, 2019Week 5 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Virginia (5)
7-0Actual: 5
Highest: 1 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 11 - Marcus Fuller
1424
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2Michigan (9)
7-0Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Adam Grosbard
1429
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3Louisville (48)
7-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 48 Voters
Lowest: 4 - 2 Voters
1599
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4Maryland
8-0Actual: 3
Highest: 2 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Joey Knight
1446
Points
5Kansas (3)
6-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Doug Doughty
1497
Points
6Ohio State
7-0Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Lauren Brownlow
Lowest: 14 - Bob Sutton
1244
Points
7North Carolina
6-1Actual: 7
Highest: 4 - Adam Grosbard
Lowest: 14 - Jesse Newell
1162
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8Oregon
6-2Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - 4 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
785
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9Seton Hall
6-2Actual: 16
Highest: 9 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - Doug Doughty
629
Points
10Gonzaga
8-1Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 14 - Jack Ebling
1095
Points
11Duke
7-1Actual: 10
Highest: 3 - Edgar Thompson
Lowest: 15 - Scott Wolf
1083
Points
12Auburn
7-0Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - Jon Rothstein
Lowest: NR - Chris Basnett
698
Points
13Arizona
9-0Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 5 Voters
Lowest: 22 - Seth Davis
875
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14Memphis
6-1Actual: 15
Highest: 10 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
652
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15Kentucky
6-1Actual: 8
Highest: 3 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 15 - 3 Voters
1096
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16Michigan State
5-2Actual: 11
Highest: 3 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - 4 Voters
964
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17Oklahoma State
7-0Actual: 30
Highest: 13 - Kevin McNamara
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
85
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18Xavier
7-1Actual: 27
Highest: 18 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 40 Voters
91
Points
19Washington
5-1Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 21 Voters
222
Points
20Baylor
5-1Actual: 18
Highest: 8 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 3 Voters
466
Points
21Colorado
6-0Actual: 20
Highest: 11 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 9 Voters
371
Points
22Butler
7-0Actual: 24
Highest: 16 - Brian Holland
Lowest: NR - 22 Voters
165
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23Florida State
7-1Actual: 17
Highest: 6 - Dave Borges
Lowest: 23 - 5 Voters
562
Points
24Tennessee
6-1Actual: 21
Highest: 16 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 5 Voters
331
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25Dayton
5-1Actual: 19
Highest: 7 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
386
Points