Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Feb. 20th, 2022.
Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the Sagarin rankings. The Bulldogs defeated Pepperdine and Santa Clara in WCC play this past week.
Houston stays at the #2 spot this week after the Cougars defeated UCF and Wichita State in AAC play this past week.
Saint Mary’s stays in the number three spot this week. The Gaels defeated both San Francisco and BYU in WCC play last week.
San Diego State moves into the fourth position this week. The Aztecs had two Mountain West wins over Utah State and Fresno State.
Memphis rounds out the top five moving down one position this week. The Tigers spit its two AAC road games this past week–defeating Cincinnati but falling to SMU.
The High-Major conferences include AAC, A-10, Conference USA, Mountain West, West Coast, and Missouri Valley conferences.
Sagarin rankings provide the only rankings that actually ranks all Division I schools but our rankings will show just the High Major side of things and have been used for several years with his own computer ranking system to distinguish strength of schedule and strength of team when comparing teams.
In the rankings, you will see the the High Major rankings first and the overall Division I ranking to the right of the the High Major ranking.
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The following are the individual High-Major conference rankings highlighted in green and the overall rankings within overall ranking in Division I.
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