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 23, 2019Week 8 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Gonzaga (54)
13-1Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 54 Voters
Lowest: 5 - 4 Voters
1608
Points
2Ohio State (9)
11-1Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 9 Voters
Lowest: 9 - Troy Provost-heron
1520
Points
3Louisville (1)
11-1Actual: 3
Highest: 1 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: 7 - Troy Provost-heron
1460
Points
4Auburn
11-0Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - Jon Wilner
1107
Points
5Kansas
9-2Actual: 5
Highest: 2 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 8 - Jordan Hansen
1388
Points
6Duke (1)
10-1Actual: 4
Highest: 1 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: 8 - Scott Wolf
1429
Points
7Baylor
9-1Actual: 7
Highest: 2 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Scott Wolf
1207
Points
8Oregon
10-2Actual: 6
Highest: 2 - Joe Buettner
Lowest: 14 - Luke DeCock
1286
Points
9Memphis
10-1Actual: 9
Highest: 5 - Dave Borges
Lowest: 23 - Jesse Newell
1040
Points

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10San Diego State
12-0Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - Bruce Pascoe
Lowest: 20 - Bob Sutton
763
Points
11Butler
11-1Actual: 12
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Carlos Silva
853
Points
12Villanova
9-2Actual: 10
Highest: 5 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 18 - Jesse Newell
950
Points
13Michigan
9-3Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 23 - Edgar Thompson
889
Points
14Maryland
10-2Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Scott Wolf
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
785
Points

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15Liberty
14-0Actual: 31
Highest: 14 - Mark Berman
Lowest: NR - 56 Voters
40
Points

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16Washington
9-2Actual: 21
Highest: 14 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
326
Points

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17Georgetown
9-3Actual: 39
Highest: 17 - Sam Blum
Lowest: NR - 64 Voters
9
Points

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18DePaul
12-1Actual: 29
Highest: 16 - Seth Davis
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
54
Points
19West Virginia
10-1Actual: 22
Highest: 16 - Jeff Rabjohns
Lowest: NR - 16 Voters
229
Points
20Florida State
10-2Actual: 17
Highest: 9 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
583
Points
21Iowa
9-3Actual: 25
Highest: 15 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 38 Voters
125
Points

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22Utah State
12-2Actual: 32
Highest: 14 - Rob Dauster
Lowest: NR - 58 Voters
36
Points

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23Dayton
9-2Actual: 18
Highest: 8 - Seth Davis
Lowest: 25 - 2 Voters
541
Points
24Penn State
10-2Actual: 20
Highest: 16 - Craig Meyer
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
332
Points
25Wichita State
10-1Actual: 26
Highest: 18 - Bob Holt
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
112
Points