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 21, 2020Week 5 Rankings for Sam Blum
1Baylor (3)
5-0Actual: 2
Highest: 1 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 3 - Jon Wilner
1538
Points
2Gonzaga (61)
4-0Actual: 1
Highest: 1 - 61 Voters
Lowest: 2 - 3 Voters
1597
Points
3Houston
5-0Actual: 6
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 15 - Seth Davis
1272
Points
4Villanova
7-1Actual: 5
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 8 - 4 Voters
1304
Points
5Kansas
7-1Actual: 3
Highest: 3 - 36 Voters
Lowest: 12 - Jesse Newell
1426
Points
6West Virginia
7-1Actual: 7
Highest: 3 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 11 - 2 Voters
1225
Points
7Rutgers
6-0Actual: 11
Highest: 7 - Sam Blum
Lowest: 20 - Luke DeCock
878
Points
8Texas
7-1Actual: 10
Highest: 6 - 3 Voters
Lowest: 19 - Dave Preston
1035
Points
9Tennessee
4-0Actual: 8
Highest: 4 - 2 Voters
Lowest: 20 - Jon Wilner
1109
Points

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10Iowa
6-1Actual: 4
Highest: 2 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: 10 - Sam Blum
1365
Points
11Wisconsin
6-1Actual: 9
Highest: 3 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: 16 - Mark Berman
1051
Points
12Creighton
6-2Actual: 13
Highest: 8 - Paul Klee
Lowest: NR - Doug Doughty
773
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13Xavier
8-0Actual: 22
Highest: 13 - 3 Voters
Lowest: NR - 23 Voters
249
Points

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14Duke
3-2Actual: 20
Highest: 9 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
352
Points
15Missouri
5-0Actual: 14
Highest: 8 - 2 Voters
Lowest: NR - Jesse Newell
768
Points
16Michigan
6-0Actual: 19
Highest: 10 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 8 Voters
367
Points
17Texas Tech
6-2Actual: 15
Highest: 9 - Luke DeCock
Lowest: 23 - 2 Voters
661
Points

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18Michigan State
6-1Actual: 12
Highest: 3 - Stephen Tsai
Lowest: NR - 2 Voters
839
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19Richmond
6-1Actual: 27
Highest: 13 - Mark Berman
Lowest: NR - 32 Voters
142
Points

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20Indiana
5-2Actual: 30
Highest: 16 - Jesse Newell
Lowest: NR - 49 Voters
53
Points
21Florida State
4-1Actual: 21
Highest: 8 - Doug Doughty
Lowest: NR - 15 Voters
335
Points
22Virginia Tech
6-1Actual: 24
Highest: 12 - Jon Wilner
Lowest: NR - 25 Voters
181
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23Clemson
5-1Actual: 31
Highest: 19 - Dave Matter
Lowest: NR - 53 Voters
28
Points

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24BYU
0-0Actual: 35
Highest: 22 - Dave Borges
Lowest: NR - 60 Voters
9
Points
25Saint Louis
6-1Actual: 28
Highest: 17 - Justin Jackson
Lowest: NR - 47 Voters
64
Points