University of Massachusetts Amherst LogoJamesBCrazy's Ballot for Week 9 of 2018-19

Submitted on Monday, December 31, 2018 at 5:46AM EST
1 University of Michigan Logo Michigan Every single data point in my algorithm favors the Spartans over U-M, but I’m manually changing that in the name of sanity.
2 Michigan State University Logo Michigan State
3 Duke University Logo Duke
4 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga Gonzaga’s still technically #1 in the algo, but I can’t justify keeping them up there when they can’t even beat North Alabama by 50.
5 University of Virginia Logo Virginia The “blowout insurance” part of the algorithm actually helps Virginia for a change.
6 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Logo Virginia Tech
7 University of Kansas Logo Kansas
8 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Logo North Carolina
9 University of Tennessee Logo Tennessee
10 University of Nevada, Reno Logo Nevada
11 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech
12 Auburn University Logo Auburn
13 Ohio State University Logo Ohio State
14 Florida State University Logo Florida State
15 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Logo Nebraska I still say Nebraska is way better than their results indicate, but I’ll yield to the wisdom of the crowds on this one.
16 University of Wisconsin-Madison Logo Wisconsin
17 University of Kentucky Logo Kentucky
18 University of Oklahoma Logo Oklahoma
19 North Carolina State University Logo NC State
20 Mississippi State University Logo Mississippi State
21 Marquette University Logo Marquette
22 Iowa State University Logo Iowa State
23 Arizona State University Logo Arizona State I fully admit this is a pity ranking and these guys aren’t playing like they should be ranked.
24 Purdue University Logo Purdue
25 Indiana University Bloomington Logo Indiana Next 10: Houston, Florida, Cincinnati, Buffalo, TCU, Iowa, St. John's, Louisville, Kansas State. Honorable mention: Texas.