Xavier University LogoHickeysBay's Ballot for Week 10 of 2017-18

Submitted on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 8:22AM EST
1 Villanova University Logo Villanova (2) Beat a solid Marquette team. MSU got handled by OSU. Nova back in the #1 slot. They are ahead of WVU purely based off the eye test.
2 West Virginia University Logo West Virginia (6) Road win over KSU and home win over a great OU. That's a good weak. They jump MSU.
3 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State (1) Got whacked on the road by OSU. Road games are always tough though. They drop behind Nova and WVU.
4 Purdue University Logo Purdue (8) Solid wins over Rutgers and Nebraska. They are playing well right now. They move up 4 slots.
5 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech (15) Look like an awesome team. Spanked KU and KSU this week. Big test coming up @OU this week.
6 Duke University Logo Duke (3) Lost on the road to NC State. Have some very obvious issues that prevent them from being #1.
7 University of Virginia Logo Virginia (9) Crushed VT and handled UNC. They keep moving on up.
8 Xavier University Logo Xavier (5) Providence took it to em on Saturday. They have some serious effort issues. Doesn't look like they're giving it their all every game.
9 University of Oklahoma Logo Oklahoma (7) Lost on the road to #2 WVU. They don't drop much.
10 Arizona State University Logo Arizona State (4) Lost to Colorado on the road. CU isn't a good team. ASU drops a fair bit.
11 Wichita State University Logo Wichita State (10) Handled both their games this week. Only drop a spot because Texas Tech has looked so good.
12 Seton Hall University Logo Seton Hall (14) Win over Tech keeps looking better. They get a good win on the road @Butler. They move up a bit.
13 University of Kansas Logo Kansas (13) Beat TCU on the road, but got crushed by Tech at home. They stay where they are.
14 Auburn University Logo Auburn (UR) Won @Tennessee and vs. Arkansas. Those are a couple great wins. Look like the frontrunners in the SEC right now.
15 University of Cincinnati Logo Cincinnati (20) With a bunch of teams losing this week and UC getting a good win over SMU, they move up quite a bit.
16 Clemson University Logo Clemson (UR) Beat BC and Louisville this week. Decent wins plus the eye test move Clemson into the top 25.
17 Texas Christian University Logo TCU (17) Lost to Kansas at home. TCU still doesn't have any great wins.
18 Creighton University Logo Creighton (UR) Didn't do anything great this week, but they pass some teams who have struggled.
19 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina (12) This team is struggling right now. They fall 7 spots.
20 University of Tennessee Logo Tennessee (18) Lose to Auburn but handle UK. This team just looks good. They only drop to 20.
21 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga (21) This team won't move until they play St. Mary's or BYU.
22 University of Arizona Logo Arizona (16) Lost @Colorado. That is not a good loss. UofA drops quite a bit.
23 University of Miami (Florida) Logo Miami (FL) (19) Lost an ugly one to a terrible Georgia Tech, but proceed to beat a very good FSU team. They only drop 4 slots.
24 University of Kentucky Logo Kentucky (22) Got handled by Tennessee on the road. They cling to the top 25.
25 Florida State University Logo Florida State 26. Notre Dame 27. St. Mary's 28.Michigan 29. Florida 30. Texas A&M 31. Baylor 32. Arkansas 33. Georgia 34. Mississippi State 35. Butler