Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Top Ten (#9): V-Reds still on top

The first media poll of the second half has been released, and the V-Reds have held onto their #1 position, collecting 14 of 17 possible #1 votes. McGill (15-2-1) got the other three #1 votes.

This makes nine polls in a row this season the V-Reds have been voted #1, and 19 in a row over all. the V-Reds have topped 51 of the last 73 polls (.698) since 2006-07.

Other teams representing the AUS were UdeM (11-5-0) in 6th and Acadia (11-5-1) in 8th.

Here are the full standings:

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)

1. UNB (13-2-1) / 167 pts (14) / (1)
2. McGill (15-1-2) / 146 (3) / (2)
3. Western Ontario (15-1-2) / 123 / (3)
4. Alberta (13-3-2) / 121 / (5)
5. Saskatchewan (13-3-2) / 107 / (4)
6. Moncton (11-5-0) / 67 / (6) *
7. Lakehead (15-3-0) / 67 / (7)
8. Acadia (11-5-1) / 49 / (NR) *
9. Manitoba (12-4-2) / 49 / (9)
10. UQTR (14-5-1) / 18 / (10)

Moncton (over Lakehead) and Acadia (over Manitoba) were awarded the higher ranking based on number of higher-placed votes.

Other teams receiving votes: Saint Mary’s (17), UPEI (3), Ottawa (1). The full article can be read here.

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