Non-BCS Top 25: Akron On the Rise

    
February 5th, 2012

The Non-BCS Top 25 is a weekly companion to the popular CHN Top 50 ranking, taking an in-depth look into the underrated universe of teams outside of the big six. The original Non-BCS ranking.

 

Non-BCS Top 25: February 5th

by Shawn Siegel: Collegehoops.net Editor

 

  Team Record Last Pre.
1 Murray St 23-0 2 NA
2

UNLV 

21-4* 1 7
3 Creighton 21-3* 3 8
4 Saint Mary's 22-2 4 14
5

San Diego St

20-3 6 18
6 Harvard  20-2 7 21
7 Southern Miss 20-3 8 NA
8

Temple

17-5 9 4
9

Gonzaga

18-4* 5 3
10

Wichita St

20-4 10 13
11 New Mexico  19-4 12 5
12 Saint Louis  18-5 15 NA
13 Cleveland St  20-4 13 NA
14 Long Beach St 17-6 16 23
15 MTSU 21-4* 11 NA
16

Memphis

16-7* 14 1
17 Iona 19-5 17 NA
18 BYU 20-6 20 17
19

Davidson

17-5 18 NA
20 Ohio 19-4 21 NA
21

Xavier

15-8* 19 2

 

Not in CHN Top 50 Ranking

  Team Record Last Pre.
22 Oral Roberts 21-5* 22 NA
23 Akron 16-7 34 NA
24 Colorado St 15-7* 31 NA
25 Marshall 14-9* 25 10

pre. = preseason ranking 

last = last ranking (end of 2010-11 season)

* = Losses in the last week

 

Next 5: UCF (17-6), Weber St (18-4), Bucknell (18-6), VCU (20-5), Wyoming (18-5*)

 

Further 5: Nevada (19-4*), George Mason (19-6*), South Dakota St (19-6), UMASS (17-6*), La Salle (17-7*)

 

Dropped Out of Top 25 This Week:

#23 Nevada

#24 Dayton

 

Dropped Out of Top 25 Since Preseason:

#6 Butler

#9 George Mason

#11 Drexel

#15 Kent St

#22 Utah St

#24 UAB

#25 GW

 

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Check out last week's Non-BCS Top 25 Ranking