BLACKBERRY CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY (#20) – SPARTANS RANKINGS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE NUMBER FOUR

CIS TOP 10 RANKINGS
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2011
BASKETBALL, VOLLEYBALL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

BLACKBERRY CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY (#20) – SPARTANS RANKINGS BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE NUMBER FOUR

LANGLEY, British Columbia –
The No. 4 is Trinity Western’s number this week as all three of the Spartans CIS ranked teams currently sit No.4 in the country.

After sweeping the Brandon Bobcats in its final home weekend of the regular season, the TWU men’s basketball team (19-3) remained at No. 4 for the third week in a row.

The Spartans men’s volleyball team (11-5) split with No. 7 Brandon on the weekend and thus maintained its position at No. 4.

The only TWU team to drop in the rankings was the women’s volleyball team (13-3) that went from No. 2 to No.4 after a weekend split with No. 8 Brandon.

In men’s volleyball, the Laval University Rouge et Or sit atop the CIS rankings for the sixth straight week after going undefeated in Quebec conference play for the third consecutive season.

In other CIS sports, Saskatchewan (women’s basketball), Carleton (men’s basketball), McGill (women’s hockey), UNB (men’s hockey), UBC (women’s volleyball), Calgary (women’s & men’s swimming) and Windsor (men’s track and field) all hold on to the top of the national rankings this week, while Guelph climbs back to No. 1 ahead of Calgary in women’s track and field.

MEN’S BASKETBALL
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)


1. Carleton (19-0) / 504 pts (42) / (1)
2. UBC (18-2) / 462 / (2)
3. Saskatchewan (16-4) / 410 / (3)
4. Trinity Western (19-3) / 376 / (4)
5. Cape Breton (16-1) / 348 / (5)
6. Lakehead (14-4) / 279 / (6)
7. StFX (10-5) / 214 / (7)
8. Laval (9-3) / 195 / (8)
9. Dalhousie (10-5) / 159 / (NR)
10. Windsor (12-6) / 130 / (9)

Other teams receiving votes: Wilfrid Laurier (95), Toronto (78), Victoria (23).

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous rankings)


1. Saskatchewan (18-2) / 480 pts (40) / (1)
2. Windsor / (16-2) / 440 / (2)
3. Carleton (17-2) / 389 / (4)
4. Regina (17-3) / 348 / (5)
5. Western Ontario (15-3) / 342 / (3)
6. Toronto (15-4) / 272 / (6)
7. Cape Breton (14-3) / 243 / (7)
8. UNB (11-4) / 201 / (8)
9. Winnipeg (16-4) / 162 / (9)
10. McGill (10-1) / 97 / (NR)

Other teams receiving votes: Alberta (79), Wilfrid Laurier (19), StFX (15), UBC (9), Victoria (5), Brock (4).

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL
(regular season record) / (votes) / (previous rankings)


1. Laval (17-0) / 240 pts / (1)
2. Alberta (15-1) / 224 / (2)
3. Calgary (16-0) / 214 / (3)
4. Trinity Western (11-5) / 169 / (4)
5. Manitoba (11-5) / 145 / (5)
6. Western Ontario (17-2) / 117 / (6)
7. Brandon (8-8) / 115 / (7)
8. Queen’s (15-3) / 78 / (8)
9. Thompson Rivers (7-9) / 51 / (9)
10. Guelph (14-4) / 23 / (NR)
Other teams receiving votes: UPEI (10), Manitoba (10), Guelph (6), Nipissing (5), Wilfrid Laurier (3).

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL
(regular season record) / (votes) / (previous rankings)


1. UBC (13-3) / 60 pts / (1)
2. Montreal (17-3) / 55 / (3)
3. Laval (17-3) / 51 / (5)
4. Trinity Western (13-3) / 50 / (2)
5. Manitoba (10-6) / 44 / (4)
6. Calgary (9-7) / 38 / (6)
7. Alberta (10-6) / 36.5 / (7)
8. Brandon (9-7) / 33.5 / (8)
9. Saint Mary’s (13-4) / 28 / (9)
10. Regina (6-10) / 19 / (10)

Next highest vote getters: McGill (18), McMaster (16), Guelph (9), Western Ontario (8), Winnipeg (5).

MEN’S SWIMMING
(points) / (previous rankings)


1. Calgary / 550 pts / (1)
2. Toronto / 331 / (2)
3. Laval / 313 / (3)
4. UBC / 286 / (4)
5. Alberta / 258 / (5)
6. Victoria / 174 / (6)
7. Dalhousie / 159 / (7)
8. Ottawa / 131 / (8)
9. Montreal / 97 / (9)
10. McGill / 93 / (10)

WOMEN’S SWIMMING
(points) / (previous rankings)


1. Calgary / 778 pts / (1)
2. UBC / 524 / (2)
3. Toronto / 224 / (3)
4. Montreal / 210 / (4)
5. Laval / 158 / (5)
6. Western Ontario / 89 / (6)
7. Guelph / 86 / (7)
T8. Alberta / 83 / (8)
T8. Dalhousie / 83 / (9)
10. McMaster / 64 / (10)

MEN’S TRACK & FIELD
(points) / (previous rankings)

1. Windsor / 117 pts / (1)
2. Guelph / 86.5 / (2)
3. Western Ontario / 64.5 / (3)
4. York / 51.5 / (9)
5. Dalhousie / 48 / (6)
6. Regina / 39 / (5)
7. Saskatchewan / 38 / (10)
8. Alberta / 37 / (7)
9. Ottawa / 30 / (8)
10. Calgary / 28.5 / (4)

WOMEN’S TRACK & FIELD
(points) / (previous rankings)


1. Guelph / 110 pts / (2)
2. Calgary / 88 / (1)
3. Windsor / 87 / (3)
4. Alberta / 61.5 / (4)
5. Ottawa / 45.83 / (6)
6. Saskatchewan / 38.5 / (7)
7. Western Ontario / 36.67 / (5)
8. Regina / 30 / (NR)
9. Toronto / 27.5 / (9)
10. UQAM / 21 / (8)

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Last Updated: 2011-02-08
Author: Mark Janzen