Below are the Top 25 High-Major rankings based on the Sagarin rankings for the week ending Jan. 30th, 2022.
Gonzaga stays at the top in these rankings, as well as the overall ranked team in the Sagarin rankings. The Bulldogs defeated Loyola Marymount and Portland in WCC play this past week.
Houston stays at the #2 spot and still sit undefeated currently in the American Athletic Conference. The Cougars won its lone game of this past week at UCF.
Saint Mary’s moves up to the number three spot this week. These Gaels defeated two WCC foes in San Francisco and Pepperdine this past week.
BYU moves down a spot to the fourth position this week. The Cougars had a rough week in losing twice on the road to Santa Clara and Pacific.
Colorado State rounds out the top five after dropping a spot as well this week. The Rams defeated Nevada but fell to UNLV in Mountain West play this past week.
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.
You can see the full Division I Sagarin rankings at The USA Today and at Jeff’s site itself.
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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