Rams remain atop CAA Bloggers Poll, add first place votes

VCU remains first in the latest CAA Bloggers Poll made up of CAA expert voters from around the league.

After three straight dominating performances including this Friday’s blowout of crosstown rival Richmond, the Rams picked up six more first place votes (nine total) than last week, coming just two votes off a unanimous No.1 by the voters.

George Mason grabbed the only other first place votes (2) and once again checked in at a solid second.

Georgia State continued it’s rise, jumping from fifth in last week’s poll to third this week after reeling off seven straight wins in dominating fashion.

Northeastern continued their fall after kicking off the season’s poll as No.1, dropping all the way down to eighth place this week.

1. VCU (9)

2. George Mason (2)

3. Georgia State

4. JMU

5. ODU

6. Drexel

7. Delaware

8. Northeastern


10. Hofstra

11. William & Mary

12. Towson

(first place votes in bold)

The voting panel is made up of CAA die-hard bloggers from around the league. This week’s list includes Michael Litos of and author of “Cinderella: Inside the Rise of Mid-Major College Basketball”, Brian Mull of Wilmington’s Star News Online, Jerry Beach of the Hofstra blog Defiantly Dutch, Ryan Kish of, Rob Russell of William & Mary’s Gheorghe: The Blog, Ben Moore of, Joseph Suhoski  of ODU blog VBR Productions,  Mike Brodsky who provides freelance coverage of Northeastern, Matthew Schlissel of, Rob Abbott of and Mat Shelton of

A two-time graduate of VCU (School of the Arts '07, Center for Sport Leadership '10), Mat is a co-founder of VCU Ram Nation and a longtime fan as the ...