Duke University Logosoccernamlak's Ballot for Week 5 of 2017-18

Submitted on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 7:51PM EST
1 Duke University Logo Duke After an NBA-like schedule of games in November, Duke stays perfect. Two games this week including an away game at BC
2 University of Kansas Logo Kansas Kansas stays strong behind Graham's 35 vs. Syracuse. This week sees them against a ranked ASU team.
3 Villanova University Logo Villanova Bridges had 18 behind Villanova's 19 3s over the Hawks. A big test this week against Gonzaga.
4 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State It hasn't even been that long, but this does not look like the same team that lost to Duke. Huge wins recently against UNC, ND, and NEB.
5 University of Florida Logo Florida Their first loss of the season last week was a close one against Duke. Ranked game this week vs Cincinnati.
6 Texas A&M University Logo Texas A&M This Aggie team continues their perfect run this season. Next up is against the 2-to-unranked Arizona.
7 Wichita State University Logo Wichita State A strong win against a tough Baylor team with the help of Frankamp's 17. SDST and OKST this week.
8 University of Notre Dame Logo Notre Dame We all wanted a closer game against Michigan State, but it wasn't meant to be. Games this week against BALL and DEL
9 University of Kentucky Logo Kentucky A close one against Harvard, but Knox's 20 helped during a 13-0 2nd half run. MONM this week.
10 University of Miami (Florida) Logo Miami (FL) Strong win against Minnesota this week, a a blowout of Princeton. Miami stays perfect. BU this week.
11 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina After their first (ugly) loss against MSU, UNC has gone 3-0 since, including shooting near 66% against Tulane. WCU is up next.
12 University of Cincinnati Logo Cincinnati A loss against their crosstown rivals of Xavier was a hard one, and their next game is against ranked Florida.
13 University of Virginia Logo Virginia A game where no one breaks 50? Must be Virginia - Wisconsin. The Cavs stay perfect. Ranked WVU is next.
14 Xavier University Logo Xavier Huge wins recently against Baylor and Cincinnati. The Musketeers are hitting their stride. KENT is next.
15 University of Minnesota Logo Minnesota A close loss to Miami this past week in the ACC/BIG challenge, the Gophers rebound vs. Rutgers. NEB and ARK this week.
16 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga The Zags had a string of strong wins, routing IW recently and the latest against Creighton behind Tillie's 22. Big game up next vs. VILL
17 West Virginia University Logo West Virginia The Mountaineers keep on rolling. Carter had 25/9 against NJIT. Big game up next against Virginia and their rivals of PITT.
18 University of Southern California Logo USC Back to back losses is never a good look. While the Aggies is certainly understandable, they got routed by SMU. OKLA is next.
19 Texas Christian University Logo TCU The Horned Frogs stay perfect with recent wins against BEL and YALE. A strong SMU team awaits them next.
20 Arizona State University Logo Arizona State A good win against SF means the Sun Devils are 7-0 for the first time since 1980! SJU is up, followed by a tough road game at KU.
21 Seton Hall University Logo Seton Hall They may have lost earlier to URI this year, but just had back-to-back wins against some strong ranked teams. VCU is next.
22 Baylor University Logo Baylor It was always going to be a tough week for the Bears; sadly they lost both against XAV and WICH. Can they rebound against SHSU?
23 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech A tough first loss against a strong Seton Hall team. Hopefully the Red Raiders regroup: NEV is this week.
24 University of California, Los Angeles Logo UCLA UCLA holds off CSB with Holiday's 16, and the Bruins move up to 6-1 in play. DET, MONT, and MICH cap off a busy week.
25 University of Nevada, Reno Logo Nevada Welcome the Wolf Pack to the polls! Nevada is undefeated so far this season, but this week sees two tough matchups against TTU and TCU.