NCAA Football rankings: October 22, 2018

The full Badger Bracketology composite Markov Chain rankings are on the NCAAF rankings tab. The top 25 teams and the B1G teams are below. Wisconsin is back in the top 25 this week after beating Illinois.

1 Alabama
2 Clemson
3 LSU
4 Notre Dame
5 Michigan
6 Oklahoma
7 Georgia
8 Florida
9 Kentucky
10 Iowa
11 Ohio St
12 Texas
13 Washington
14 UCF
15 Texas A&M
16 NC State
17 Utah
18 Stanford
19 Penn St
20 Washington St
21 West Virginia
22 Wisconsin
23 Army
24 Auburn
25 Duke

The B1G, ranked. My alma mater (Illinois) is barely in the top 100(!)

5 Michigan
10 Iowa
11 Ohio St
19 Penn St
22 Wisconsin
30 Purdue
38 Michigan St
54 Maryland
55 Northwestern
57 Indiana
73 Minnesota
90 Nebraska
99 Illinois
119 Rutgers

NCAA Football rankings: October 15, 2018

The full Badger Bracketology composite Markov Chain rankings are on the NCAAF rankings tab. The top 25 teams and the B1G teams are below. Wisconsin dropped out of the top 25 this week after the loss to Michigan :(

1 Alabama
2 Notre Dame
3 Ohio St
4 Clemson
5 LSU
6 Michigan
7 Oklahoma
8 Georgia
9 Florida
10 Texas
11 Kentucky
12 NC State
13 Iowa
14 UCF
15 Texas A&M
16 Duke
17 Washington
18 West Virginia
19 Penn St
20 Cincinnati
21 Stanford
22 Michigan St
23 Mississippi St
24 Army
25 Utah

The B1G, ranked.

3 Ohio St
6 Michigan
13 Iowa
19 Penn St
22 Michigan St
26 Wisconsin
35 Maryland
52 Indiana
54 Northwestern
57 Minnesota
61 Purdue
93 Illinois
109 Nebraska
121 Rutgers

NCAA Football rankings: October 8, 2018

The full Badger Bracketology composite Markov Chain rankings are on the NCAAF rankings tab. The top 25 teams and the B1G teams are below. The rankings look a bit different this week because I included my Markov chain rankings in the composite rankings.

1 Alabama
2 Georgia
3 Notre Dame
4 Ohio St
5 Clemson
6 LSU
7 Oklahoma
8 Michigan
9 West Virginia
10 Penn St
11 Florida
12 Kentucky
13 Texas
14 NC State
15 Washington
16 UCF
17 Wisconsin
18 Miami FL
19 Iowa
20 Texas A&M
21 Stanford
22 Mississippi St
23 Duke
24 Colorado
25 South Carolina

The B1G, ranked.

4 Ohio St
8 Michigan
10 Penn St
17 Wisconsin
19 Iowa
39 Maryland
41 Michigan St
49 Indiana
57 Minnesota
62 Northwestern
69 Purdue
81 Illinois
107 Nebraska
120 Rutgers

NCAA Football rankings: October 1, 2018

The full Badger Bracketology composite Markov Chain rankings are on the NCAAF rankings tab. The top 25 teams and the B1G teams are below. The rankings look a bit different this week because I included my Markov chain rankings in the composite rankings.

1 Alabama
2 Ohio St
3 Georgia
4 LSU
5 Notre Dame
6 Oklahoma
7 Clemson
8 Penn St
9 Washington
10 Kentucky
11 Auburn
12 Stanford
13 West Virginia
14 Michigan
15 NC State
16 UCF
17 Texas
18 Miami FL
19 Wisconsin
20 Oklahoma St
21 Duke
22 Michigan St
23 Florida
24 Boise St
25 South Florida

The B1G conference, ranked:

2 Ohio St
8 Penn St
14 Michigan
19 Wisconsin
22 Michigan St
28 Iowa
37 Indiana
38 Maryland
52 Minnesota
63 Purdue
70 Northwestern
91 Illinois
107 Nebraska
115 Rutgers

NCAA Football rankings: September 24, 2018

The full Badger Bracketology composite Markov Chain rankings are on the NCAAF rankings tab. The top 25 teams and the B1G teams are below.

1 Alabama
2 Georgia
3 Penn St
4 Ohio St
5 Clemson
6 Oklahoma
7 LSU
8 Stanford
9 Notre Dame
10 Washington
11 Auburn
12 Wisconsin
13 Michigan
14 Duke
15 West Virginia
16 Miami FL
17 Oklahoma St
18 Kentucky
19 South Carolina
20 UCF
21 Texas
22 Michigan St
23 NC State
24 Texas Tech
25 Mississippi St

The B1G conference, ranked:

3 Penn St
4 Ohio St
12 Wisconsin
13 Michigan
22 Michigan St
27 Iowa
43 Indiana
45 Maryland
57 Minnesota
62 Northwestern
67 Purdue
90 Illinois
102 Nebraska
115 Rutgers

NCAA Football Rankings: September 17, 2018

The full Badger Bracketology composite Markov Chain rankings are on the NCAAF rankings tab. The top 25 teams and the B1G teams are below.

1 Alabama
2 Ohio St
3 Georgia
4 Oklahoma
5 Penn St
6 Clemson
7 Oklahoma St
8 LSU
9 Mississippi St
10 Auburn
11 Stanford
12 Washington
13 Notre Dame
14 Virginia Tech
15 Duke
16 Iowa
17 Boise St
18 Wisconsin
19 TCU
20 Michigan
21 Miami FL
22 UCF
23 Boston College
24 Washington St
25 West Virginia

The B1G conference, ranked:

2 Ohio St
5 Penn St
16 Iowa
18 Wisconsin
20 Michigan
29 Michigan St
33 Indiana
34 Minnesota
57 Northwestern
68 Maryland
80 Purdue
88 Nebraska
89 Illinois
109 Rutgers

NCAA Football Rankings: September 10, 2018

Badger Bracketology composite Markov Chain rankings are on the NCAAF rankings tab. The top 25 teams and the B1G teams are below.

1 Alabama
2 Ohio St
3 Georgia
4 Oklahoma
5 Clemson
6 Penn St
7 Wisconsin
8 Auburn
9 Stanford
10 Mississippi St
11 LSU
12 Washington
13 Notre Dame
14 Boise St
15 Virginia Tech
16 TCU
17 Iowa
18 Oklahoma St
19 Michigan
20 Duke
21 Michigan St
22 UCF
23 USC
24 NC State
25 Miami FL

The B1G conference, ranked:

2 Ohio St
6 Penn St
7 Wisconsin
17 Iowa
19 Michigan
21 Michigan St
33 Northwestern
41 Minnesota
51 Maryland
59 Indiana
63 Purdue
69 Nebraska
89 Rutgers
90 Illinois

NCAA Football Rankings: September 3, 2018

Badger Bracketology composite Markov Chain rankings are on the NCAAF rankings tab. The top 25 teams and the B1G teams are below. 

1 Alabama
2 Ohio St
3 Clemson
4 Oklahoma
5 Georgia
6 Wisconsin (go Badgers!)
7 Auburn
8 Penn St
9 Notre Dame
10 LSU
11 Stanford
12 Washington
13 Virginia Tech
14 Michigan St
15 USC
16 Oklahoma St
17 Boise St
18 TCU
19 Mississippi St
20 UCF
21 Iowa
22 Northwestern
23 Michigan
24 Miami FL
25 NC State

The B1G, ranked:

2 Ohio St
6 Wisconsin
8 Penn St
14 Michigan St
21 Iowa
22 Northwestern
23 Michigan
51 Purdue
57 Minnesota
58 Indiana
59 Maryland
66 Nebraska
86 Rutgers
104 Illinois

 

Final 2018 men’s D1 basketball team rankings

Here are my final 2018 composite Markov chain rankings as of April 3, 2018.  The full ranking is under the “NCAA BB rankings” tab.

1 Villanova
2 Duke
3 Virginia
4 Kansas
5 Michigan
6 Cincinnati
7 Purdue
8 Michigan St
9 Xavier
10 Gonzaga
11 West Virginia
12 North Carolina
13 Texas Tech
14 Kentucky
15 Tennessee
16 Clemson
17 Nevada
18 Houston
19 Loyola-Chicago
20 Arizona
21 Ohio St
22 Auburn
23 Penn St
24 Wichita St
25 Kansas St

Final Four men’s basketball rankings

March 29, 2018

I’ve re-ranked the men’s basketball teams based on all games leading up to the Final Four. The remaining four teams (in boldface) are ranked 1st, 3rd, 7th, and 19th.

1 Villanova
2 Virginia
3 Kansas
4 Duke
5 Cincinnati
6 Purdue
7 Michigan
8 Michigan St
9 Xavier
10 Gonzaga
11 West Virginia
12 North Carolina
13 Texas Tech
14 Tennessee
15 Kentucky
16 Clemson
17 Nevada
18 Houston
19 Loyola-Chicago
20 Arizona
21 Auburn
22 Ohio St
23 Wichita St
24 St Marys CA
25 Kansas St