VCU (9-3) was a unanimous No.1 according to the voters in this week’s CAA Bloggers poll. The Rams have claimed the top spot for a fourth-straight week now, having reeled off six-straight double-digit wins.
The Panthers of Georgia State (9-3) are the only CAA team to win more in a row than the black-and-gold this season, recently picking up their ninth-straight victory, seven of which were in blowout fashion.
Georgia State jumps George Mason for the second spot in this week’s poll, as Mason recently added a nine-point home loss to their 8-4 record.
Teams four through seven remain the same, Hofstra (5-7) jumps a spot to the eight slot after picking up back-to-back wins, and UNCW (3-7) rises to a tie with Northeastern at ninth.
1. VCU (10)
2. Georgia State
3. George Mason
6. Old Dominion
9 (tie). UNCW
9 (tie). Northeastern
11. William & Mary
(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 CAAHoops.com and author of “Cinderella: Inside the Rise of Mid-Major College Basketball”, Brian Mull of Wilmington’s Star News Online, Ryan Kish of GMUHoops.com, Rob Russell of William & Mary’s Gheorghe: The Blog, Ben Moore of PantherTalk.com, Joseph Suhoski of ODU blog VBR Productions, Mike Brodsky who provides freelance coverage of Northeastern, Matthew Schlissel of TowsonTigers.com, Rob Abbott of JMUSportsBlog.com and Mat Shelton of VCURamNation.com