University of Massachusetts Amherst LogoJamesBCrazy's Ballot for Week 2 of 2017-18

Submitted on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 9:59PM EST
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1 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State (1) Now that Twitter's going 280 characters, can we do that too? We don't really have that much room to talk about results.
2 University of Kansas Logo Kansas (3) Not that results matter too much this weekend, since nearly everyone played cupcakes.
3 Duke University Logo Duke (4) A few teams are moving a couple spots, but everyone's staying mostly where they were.
4 University of Kentucky Logo Kentucky (2)
5 University of Arizona Logo Arizona (8)
6 University of Southern California Logo USC (6)
7 Villanova University Logo Villanova (5)
8 University of Florida Logo Florida (7)
9 University of Miami (Florida) Logo Miami (FL) (9)
10 Wichita State University Logo Wichita State (12)
11 University of Minnesota Logo Minnesota (10)
12 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina (13)
13 University of Notre Dame Logo Notre Dame (11)
14 University of Cincinnati Logo Cincinnati (16)
15 Xavier University Logo Xavier (18)
16 University of Louisville Logo Louisville (17)
17 Texas A&M University Logo Texas A&M (NR) By virtue of being the only team in my top 35 to play and beat a real opponent, A&M moves from barely out of the top 25 to solidly in.
18 Purdue University Logo Purdue (15)
19 West Virginia University Logo West Virginia (14) Not bringing them down too harshly for the loss, since I was already underrating them a bit.
20 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga (19)
21 Baylor University Logo Baylor (21)
22 University of Alabama Logo Alabama (20)
23 Saint Mary's College of California Logo St. Mary's (22)
24 University of California, Los Angeles Logo UCLA (23) Dropping out: TCU (#25)
25 University of Rhode Island Logo URI (24) Rounding out the top 30: Seton Hall, TCU, Virginia, Maryland, Butler.