University of Virginia Logomistermachiano's Ballot for Week 9 of 2020-21

Submitted on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 4:56PM EST
1 Gonzaga University Logo Gonzaga (0) Da Best.
2 Baylor University Logo Baylor (0) Da Second Best.
3 University of Iowa Logo Iowa (+1) Moves up due to Texas losing.
4 Villanova University Logo Villanova (+1) Moves up due to Texas losing.
5 University of Texas at Austin Logo Texas (-2) Falls back down to earth with close loss against Texas Tech.
6 University of Houston Logo Houston (+4) Has played really well since the Tulsa game and the Texas Tech win got a lot better.
7 University of Michigan Logo Michigan (-1) Alas, Michigan, what might've been. You could have been in the same tier as the top 2. With your first loss, you fall down.
8 University of Tennessee Logo Tennessee (+3) Won their games and benefits from others losing.
9 Texas Tech University Logo Texas Tech (+5) Maybe I shouldn't put a 4-loss team so high, but that Texas win is just so huge.
10 University of Kansas Logo Kansas (-2) Falls after losing to Oklahoma State.
11 Ohio State University Logo Ohio State (+2) Moves up due to others losing plus the win against Illinois.
12 University of Wisconsin-Madison Logo Wisconsin (-3) Rebounded after the Michigan game with a good Rutgers win, but still move down a few.
13 University of Missouri Logo Missouri (+2) Won their games. They move up.
14 Saint Louis University Logo St. Louis (+5) Benefits hugely from others losing.
15 University of Virginia Logo Virginia (NR) Only undefeated team in ACC play left, and the 35-point thrashing of Clemson shoots them up.
16 Clemson University Logo Clemson (-4) Not a great look for Clemson losing by that much at home to a team that doesn't usually score a whole lot.
17 University of Minnesota Logo Minnesota (+4) Moves up after the big win against Michigan.
18 Creighton University Logo Creighton (-11) Biggest drop this week. The loss to Butler is a bad look.
19 University of Louisville Logo Louisville (-3) Moves down after the loss to Miami.
20 Florida State University Logo Florida State (-2) Beat North Carolina, but moves down to others on the rise.
21 Drake University Logo Drake (+1) Benefits from others losing.
22 University of California, Los Angeles Logo UCLA (+1) Still undefeated in PAC-12 play.
23 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Logo Virginia Tech (NR) Moves back in after the win against Duke.
24 University of Oregon Logo Oregon (0) Got COVID, they stay where they are.
25 Oklahoma State University Logo Oklahoma State (NR) Debuts at 25 with a good collection of wins. Dropped Out: Duke (17), Illinois (20), Rutgers (25) Next: UConn, Alabama, Colorado, Pitt