Duke University Logosoccernamlak's Ballot for Week 10 of 2017-18

Submitted on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 1:52AM EST
1 Villanova University Logo Villanova After their loss last week, Villanova bounced back against MARQ behind Brunson's 27/8 assists. Next up is a strong XAV and SJU.
2 West Virginia University Logo West Virginia A win against a strong OKLA team. Allen had 20, Konate 16, but the key was to make life miserable for Young. Baylor and TTU this week.
3 University of Virginia Logo Virginia Hall had 16 and Virginia held Carolina to another low scoring game (under 50). SYR and upset-causing NCST this week.
4 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State After a dominating victory against Maryland earlier in the week, the Spartans were finally taken down (by double digits no less) by OSU.
5 Duke University Logo Duke Another game in Raleigh, another loss for Duke. Defense is missing. Duke needs to rebound quickly. PITT and Wake on the plate this week.
6 Purdue University Logo Purdue Boilermakers are now on 11 game win streak. Edwards 21 against NEB. MICH and MINN this week.
7 Wichita State University Logo Wichita State While most Top 25 teams seemed to struggle this week, Wichita State made it look easy: wins against Houston and South FL. SECU & TSLA next
8 Arizona State University Logo Arizona State They made Colorado take it to OT, but they couldn't secure a win. Thankfully they closed ahead against Utah. PAC-12 after dark indeed.
9 Xavier University Logo Xavier Providence took down the Musketeers, ending their 10 game win streak. They held Bluiett to 0/4 in 2nd half. VILL and CREI next.
10 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech One of the strongest teams in the league right now. They are now 14-1 with recent wins against KU and then KSU. Tests: OKLA and WVU next.
11 University of Oklahoma Logo Oklahoma Young may have had 29 points, but had lowest FG, assists, and highest turnovers this season. Games don't get easier this week: TTU and TCU.
12 University of Cincinnati Logo Cincinnati They made it look a bit easier against SMU after a close win against Temple (only by 2!). USF this week.
13 University of Kansas Logo Kansas Bad: Kansas never led against TTU. Good: Kansas did lead against TCU. 1L, 1W this week. ISU and in-state rival KSU this week.
14 Seton Hall University Logo Seton Hall Carrington had 29, Delgado 28/15, and Seton Hall rallied against Butler from 11 down. MARQ and GTWN are next.
15 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga Williams had 30, and the Bulldogs went 17-0 for a stretch in the 2nd half to roll past LMU. PORT and SF are next.
16 University of Arizona Logo Arizona A strong win against Utah (Ayton had 24), but Arizona also fell to Colorado this week. ORST and ORE this week.
17 University of Miami (Florida) Logo Miami (FL) After a shocking loss to Georgia Tech, the Hurricanes held off the Seminoles in the in-state classic. CLEM this week.
18 Texas Christian University Logo TCU TCU had tough opponents the past few games, but unfortunately lost their ranked games. This time it was to KU. TEX and OKLA next.
19 Clemson University Logo Clemson They needed OT, but Clemson beat Louisville behind Grantham's 23/14 and are now 14-1 in play. NCST and MIA are next.
20 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina It was always going to be a tough week playing against two ranked teams, but unfortunately UNC lost both (FSU, UVA). BC and ND this week.
21 Auburn University Logo Auburn Welcome to the Top 25 Tigers, enjoy your stay. Ranked wins against TENN + ARK in a tough SEC while being one of a few with a single loss.
22 University of Tennessee Logo Tennessee A loss to Auburn this week, but a strong rebound to beat UK. VAN and TAMU this week for the Volunteers.
23 University of Kentucky Logo Kentucky They couldn't hold off the TENN rally against Schofield's 20/9 game. Aggies and VAN this week.
24 Creighton University Logo Creighton With Arkansas losing and a few other teams losing as well, Creighton returns in my top 25 with good wins against GTWN. BUT/XAV next.
25 Florida State University Logo Florida State Angola had 20 and FSU squeaked by UNC by a point. But then couldn't secure a win against Miami. LOU and SYR are up next.