Tracking the AP Poll: Week 2


 
After a big early-season test against #14 Texas Tech, the Houston Cougars are poised for a big climb up the AP Poll this week.

Update:

Houston was ranked 4th through 10th on 30 of 63 ballots. No pollster ranked the Cougars lower than 18th.

Previously:

PollsterOrganizationUH's RankingLast Week
Chris MurrayNevada Sports Net1019
Luke DeCockNews & Observer1017
Mark BermanRoanoke Times8
16
Sam BlumDallas News411
Seth DavisThe Athletic1825
Rick BozichWDRB922
Jon RothsteinCBS Sports1320
Jeff BorzelloESPN721
David JablonskiDayton News1723
Total Points Last Week:438
Current Points:137 (9 votes)
Difference So Far:+78
Updated: 10:33 a.m.

 
The computer rankings liked the Coogs a lot in the preseason but after a 3-0 start, most of the major rating systems have the Coogs in the top 10 in the country:

Ranking SystemCurrent
NCAA NET:NA
KenPom:10
T-Rank:7
ESPN BPI:12
Sagarin:4
Massey:3
Massey Composite:6


 

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