Iowa State University LogoSenior_Chang's Ballot for Week 20 of 2017-18

Submitted on Friday, April 6, 2018 at 1:40AM EDT
1 Villanova University Logo Villanova easy choice
2 University of Michigan Logo Michigan This last poll is always tough because there are teams that outperform their season in the tournament
3 University of Kansas Logo Kansas But it's hard to place a team that much lower than where they placed in the tournament.. Though I do think regular season has a lot of merit
4 University of Virginia Logo Virginia which is why I still have Virginia up here. Incredible season that will forever be overshadowed by the tournament loss.
5 Loyola University Chicago Logo Loyola Chicago Absolutely torn on this. Great tournament. Would they make that run again if the tournament restarted? Maybe, maybe not.
6 Duke University Logo Duke And now, an ode to the season. I think in the past I've just mashed together some thoughts in here tangentially related for the last poll
7 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech This was a weird year for me- the least basketball since I've been a pollster because of grad school
8 Xavier University Logo Xavier But I still checked up on the subreddit each morning, saw scores, highlights. Less live viewing, more getting snippets when I needed breaks
9 University of Cincinnati Logo Cincinnati ISU, my team since childhood, in a rebuilding year, showed good signs with Wigginton and Lard.
10 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga Michigan, my school, had an incredible tournament, and I'm super glad I took Monday to take it in. Proud of this season as a fan/student.
11 Purdue University Logo Purdue And now, some recognition- to the seniors who stuck it out all 4 years, especially Grayson Allen.
12 University of Nevada, Reno Logo Nevada To the underdogs who make March special- Loyola, UMBC, more..
13 West Virginia University Logo West Virginia To fucking Kansas for winning the fucking Big 12 again. Fuck.
14 University of Houston Logo Houston To the FBI, please spare my team. Thanks.
15 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State To the diaper dandies who we won't see play again. And goodbye to ESPN's nonstop college coverage of Trae Young. Best of luck in the league
16 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina To Alabama- who almost pulled off a miracle 3v5 win against Minnesota early in the year in one of the wackiest games of all time.
17 Florida State University Logo Florida State To Leonard Hamilton. Fouling a 90% free throw shooter at the end of the game? He clearly had a strategy to foul anyone but him. Respect.
18 Clemson University Logo Clemson To the fans that camp out and make game atmospheres that much better. Hype.
19 University of Tennessee Logo Tennessee To the familiar names I see in the subreddit (and when I lurk Discord..). Keep supportin your team.
20 Auburn University Logo Auburn To any other pollster- this year seemed especially tough, especially in that second and third tier of teams.
21 Kansas State University Logo Kansas State To Penn State- the NIT is real. Congratulations.
22 Ohio State University Logo Ohio State To me. I haven't really had time recently to look at things, but go me. Keep trying hard out there. woo.
23 Wichita State University Logo Wichita State To the football schools- Auburn, Clemson, Michigan. Basketball schools now!
24 Syracuse University Logo Syracuse And last, if you're reading this, to you. Have yourself a day.
25 University of Kentucky Logo Kentucky What a wonderful season. Happy offseason, see y'all soon.