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 1, 2021Week 11 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Baylor (3)
16-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 61 Voters
1539
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2Gonzaga (61)
17-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 3 Voters
1597
Points
3Michigan
13-1Actual: 4
Highest: 3 - 7 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jon Wilner
1402
Points
4Houston
15-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 7 - 2 Voters
1348
Points
5Villanova
11-1Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 55 Voters
Lowest: 7 - Jesse Newell
1458
Points
6Ohio State
14-4Actual: 7
Highest: 6 - 8 Voters
Lowest: 17 - Jon Wilner
1133
Points
7Oklahoma
11-4Actual: 9
Highest: 6 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 25 - Stephen Tsai
966
Points
8Alabama
14-4Actual: 10
Highest: 7 - 4 Voters
Lowest: 18 - Wayne Epps
958
Points

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9Virginia Tech
13-3Actual: 16
Highest: 9 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
718
Points
10Texas Tech
12-5Actual: 13
Highest: 6 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: 21 - Craig Meyer
797
Points
11Tennessee
12-3Actual: 11
Highest: 6 - Dave Preston
Lowest: 18 - Paul Klee
869
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12Texas
11-3Actual: 6
Highest: 4 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 14 - Donna Ditota
1228
Points
13Illinois
11-5Actual: 12
Highest: 6 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Dave Preston
850
Points

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14Iowa
12-4Actual: 8
Highest: 5 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 16 - Ethan Joyce
1079
Points
15Creighton
13-4Actual: 15
Highest: 7 - David Jablonski
Lowest: 20 - Seth Davis
732
Points
16West Virginia
11-5Actual: 17
Highest: 7 - Ethan Joyce
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
669
Points

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17Florida
10-4Actual: 22
Highest: 15 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 19 Voters
196
Points
18Wisconsin
13-5Actual: 19
Highest: 8 - Zach Klein
Lowest: NR - Bob Ballou
452
Points
19Florida State
10-3Actual: 20
Highest: 12 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
393
Points

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20Loyola (IL)
14-3Actual: 28
Highest: 16 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - 50 Voters
52
Points
21Drake
16-0Actual: 25
Highest: 14 - Jack Ebling
Lowest: NR - 29 Voters
117
Points

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22Virginia
11-3Actual: 14
Highest: 7 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Bob Holt
752
Points

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23Missouri
11-3Actual: 18
Highest: 7 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
589
Points

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24Xavier
11-2Actual: 30
Highest: 19 - Dick Vitale
Lowest: NR - 55 Voters
25
Points
25UCLA
13-3Actual: 21
Highest: 15 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: NR - 11 Voters
260
Points