Duke University LogoYellowSkarmory's Ballot for Week 19 of 2017-18

Submitted on Sunday, March 11, 2018 at 5:54PM EDT
1 University of Virginia Logo Virginia UVA won the ACC tournament, and is the clear #1 team headed into the tournament. LW: 1. I vote on resume and re-evaluate every week.
2 Villanova University Logo Villanova Villanova took down Marquette, Butler and Providence on their way to winning the Big East tournament. LW: 2.
3 University of Kansas Logo Kansas Beating WVU, Kansas State and Oklahoma State to win the Big 12 tournament launches Kansas into the top 3. LW: 6.
4 Xavier University Logo Xavier Despite the Providence loss, Xavier only ends up down 1 spot. LW: 3.
5 Duke University Logo Duke I feel like Duke and MSU have very close resumes, and with Duke having the H2H i'm going to put them ahead. LW: 5.
6 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State Took a closer look at MSU's resume, and they really don't have much on it, which results in them falling out of the top 5. LW: 4.
7 University of Michigan Logo Michigan Another one where it was close between them and MSU, but the H2H isn't enough to put Michigan ahead of MSU. LW: 7.
8 Purdue University Logo Purdue A bye week leaves Purdue at 8. LW: 8.
9 University of Cincinnati Logo Cincinnati Very close game against Houston, Cincinnati survives and wins the AAC. LW: 10.
10 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga Gonzaga won the WCC, and managed to get into the top 10. LW: 11.
11 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech An exit in the Big 12 semifinals knocks Texas Tech out of the top 10. LW: 9.
12 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina UNC has been very interesting this season, they're 12th this week after making it to the finals of the ACC Tournament. LW: 16.
13 West Virginia University Logo West Virginia Despite making it to the Big 12 finals, WVU gets jumped by UNC. LW: 12.
14 University of Tennessee Logo Tennessee Tennessee's loss to Kentucky in the SEC final prevented them from climbing. LW: 13.
15 Ohio State University Logo Ohio State OSU stays in the top 15 after the bye week. LW: 14.
16 University of Arizona Logo Arizona Arizona captured the Pac-12 title against USC, and they go up a few spots. LW: 18.
17 Clemson University Logo Clemson Not much was gained in the ACC tournament, due to BC beating NC State. LW: 15.
18 University of Houston Logo Houston Houston's trip to the AAC finals rises them into the top 20. LW: 21.
19 Auburn University Logo Auburn Auburn's first game SEC tourney exit to Alabama does not help them, and they drop with the recent slide they've been on. LW: 17.
20 University of Kentucky Logo Kentucky Winning the SEC Tournament puts Kentucky into 20th. LW: 24.
21 University of Miami (Florida) Logo Miami (FL) Miami's first round exit to UNC leaves them outside the top 20. LW: 20.
22 Wichita State University Logo Wichita State Wichita fell to Houston in the AAC semifinals, as they end up outside of the top 20. LW: 19.
23 University of Arkansas Logo Arkansas Arkansas rises up a bit after the SEC semifinal run. LW: 25.
24 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Logo Virginia Tech I'm tired, VT's loss to ND isn't enough to knock them out of the top 25. LW: 22. Dropped out: #23 Creighton.
25 North Carolina State University Logo NC State Despite the first round ACC loss, NCSU finds their way in. LW: Unranked. First 5 out: Creighton, Seton Hall, TCU, Loyola (IL), Kansas State.