U SPORTS today announced its first Top 10 rankings for the 2023-24 season.
The defending Canada Life Vanier Cup champion Laval Rouge et Or remain the team to beat on the gridiron after securing a 37-14 victory over RSEQ rival Sherbrooke Vert & Or in the season opener.
U SPORTS uses the Elo rating system for the calculation of its weekly national rankings., Elo calculates team rankings on a game-by-game basis, using an algorithm that generates a statistical calculation based on certain customized variables which have been adapted across the range of U SPORTS team sports. For more information, click here.
The Top 10 in football and men’s hockey is generated by a combination of Elo rankings and a media poll, with each component worth 50 per cent of the final total.