Duke University LogoYellowSkarmory's Ballot for Week 12 of 2017-18

Submitted on Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 8:35PM EST
RankTeamReason
1 Villanova University Logo Villanova Been very good so far, just killed Georgetown and UConn. LW: 1. reminder about resume re-evaluate blah blah blah
2 University of Virginia Logo Virginia Final 2 1-loss teams: Villanova and Virginia. Virginia rises into the top 2 after beating GT. LW: 3.
3 Purdue University Logo Purdue They've looked great these last 2 games, and without the WKU loss this team is possibly #1. LW: 4.
4 Duke University Logo Duke Picking up a nice road win over Miami makes me feel better about Duke being top 5. LW: 7.
5 West Virginia University Logo West Virginia Only team to beat Virginia, and they stay barely ahead of Michigan State and Xavier. LW: 2.
6 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State They finally looked like the team before Ohio State against Indiana, and they move up a few spots. LW: 9.
7 Xavier University Logo Xavier May have the best resume out of 5-7, but they also have had way too many games where they've escaped. LW: 8.
8 University of Kansas Logo Kansas The Big 12 is going to beat up on eachother enough for Kansas to sneak out with the B12 title, aren't they? LW: 18.
9 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina In most years UNC wouldn't be top 10. This isn't most years. They picked up a nice win against Clemson, even though it was at home. LW: 14.
10 University of Arizona Logo Arizona Arizona rises into the top 10 after beating Cal and Stanford. LW: 16.
11 Ohio State University Logo Ohio State They had a close game against Northwestern, but ended up easily beating Minnesota after that. LW: 21.
12 University of Cincinnati Logo Cincinnati In a week where a ton of top 25 teams lost, Cincinnati came out with 2 wins. LW: 19.
13 University of Oklahoma Logo Oklahoma Not a good week for Oklahoma, as they lost twice on the road to unranked teams. LW: 6.
14 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech Not a good week for Texas Tech either, they lost twice on the road to unranked teams too. LW: 5.
15 Auburn University Logo Auburn Picked up their 2nd loss of the year on the road against rival Alabama. Stays top 15, though. LW: 10.
16 Clemson University Logo Clemson Lost again in Chapel Hill, then beat Notre Dame at home. LW: 13.
17 University of Tennessee Logo Tennessee A loss on the road to Missouri was not so good, but they beat SCar on the road, which Kentucky couldn't do.
18 Seton Hall University Logo Seton Hall Drops a bit after 2 losses to Creighton and Xavier. LW: 12.
19 University of Louisville Logo Louisville Louisville comes into the polls and gets into the top 20. LW: Unranked.
20 University of Florida Logo Florida Also jumping into the top 20 is Florida, after beating Kentucky on the road. LW: Unranked.
21 Arizona State University Logo Arizona State Losing on the road to Stanford isn't good, but they stick in the top 25. LW; 17.
22 Saint Mary's College of California Logo St. Mary's Win over Gonzaga lifts them into the rankings. LW: Unranked.
23 Wichita State University Logo Wichita State 2 losses to probably the next best teams after the ranked teams in the AAC drops them a lot. LW: 11.
24 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga Somehow staying in the rankings after this crazy week. LW: 20. Dropped out: #22 Michigan, #23 Kentucky, #24 Miami (FL), #25 Florida State.
25 Creighton University Logo Creighton The rankings are crazy enough for Creighton to get in. LW: Unranked. First 5 out: Michigan, Miami (FL), Kentucky, Nevada, rhode Island