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TOP 10 TUESDAY: No. 1 teams remain on top

U SPORTS Staff

In the penultimate Top 10 rankings for the 2017 fall season, all national leaders continue to lead their respective sports. 

Acadia (7-0) maintains their position at No.1 in women’s basketball for the first time after defeating UPEI 84-63 on the road, while Alberta (9-2-3) hangs on to the pole position in women’s hockey after splitting a pair of 3-2 overtime contests at No. 2 UBC.

In other U SPORTS rankings, Carleton (men’s basketball), Alberta (men’s hockey and men’s wrestling), UBC (men’s and women’s swimming), Trinity Western (men’s volleyball), Montreal (women’s volleyball) and Brock (women’s wrestling) all remain national leaders for another week.

Men's basketball

Rank School Season Votes (pts) Previous
1 Carleton 8-0 459 (45) 1
2 Brock 9-0 410 (1) 2
3 Alberta 8-0 367 3
4 Calgary 7-1 315 4
5 UBC 8-2 268 5
6 McGill 3-1 216 6
7 Laurentian 6-1 187 7
8 Dalhousie 5-2 118 8
9 Ottawa 6-2 104 9
10 Ryerson 6-2 40 NR
Other teams receiving votes: Acadia (32), Regina (6)

Women's basketball

Rank School Season Votes (pts) Previous
1 Acadia 7-0 555 (38) 1
2 McGill 3-1 507 (3) 2
3 Regina 7-1 470 (1) 3
4 Carleton 8-0 442 (5) 4
5 Saskatchewan 8-0 373 6
6 Laval 2-2 294 8
7 Windsor 6-2 285 5
8 McMaster 6-2 217 9
9 Concordia 3-1 172 10
10 Alberta 5-3 141 7
Other teams receiving votes: Queen’s (120), Ryerson (70)

Men's Hockey

Rank School Season Votes (pts) Previous
1 Alberta 13-1-0 148 (13) 1
2 UNB 14-0-2 136 (2) 2
3 Saskatchewan 11-2-1 114 3
4 StFX 13-1-2 108 4
5 McGill 13-3-0 85 5
6 Saint Mary's 11-4-1 67 6
7 Acadia 10-5-1 52 7
8 UQTR 10-2-3 32 10
9 Guelph 10-3-1 29 NR
10 Concordia 10-2-2 23 NR
Other teams receiving votes: York (16), Calgary (11), Laurier (2), Carleton (1), RMC (1)

Women's hockey

Rank School Season Votes (pts) Previous
1 Alberta 9-2-3 40 1
2 UBC 9-4-1 35 2
3 Saint Mary's 10-3-1 29 3
4 Manitoba 11-3-0 29 4
5 StFX 11-1-2 25 5
6 Concordia 6-3-0 21 6
7 Guelph 8-4-0 16 7
8 Queen's 11-0-1 12 8
9 Brock 9-2-1 7 10
10 Montreal 5-1-4 6 NR
Other teams receiving votes: McGill (1)

Men's swimming

Rank School Votes (pts) Previous
1 UBC 826 1
2 Calgary 504 2
3 Toronto 330 3
4 Victoria 202 5
5 Montreal 177 6
6 Ottawa 155 4
7 McGill 148 8
8 Regina 127 NR
9 Dalhousie 82 7
10 Sherbrooke 61 10
Honourable mention:  Alberta (57), Lethbridge (50), Acadia (48), Laval (39),
Waterloo (39), Laurentian (36), Manitoba (36), McMaster (12), Memorial (12),
Western (7), Guelph (3), Laurier (2), UNB (1) 

Women's swimming

Rank School Votes (pts) Previous
1 UBC 889 1
2 Montreal 384 2
3 Toronto 347 4
4 Calgary 198 3
5 Manitoba 154 7
6 Regina 151 9
7 Victoria 147 6
8 McMaster 80 NR
9 Dalhousie 78 5
10 McGill 64 NR
Honourable mention: Laval (63), Western (59), Lethbridge (58), Memorial (50),
Alberta (48), Waterloo (41), Ottawa (32), York (28),Laurier (19), Acadia (15),
Sherbrooke (13), Laurentian (13), Guelph (11), UQTR (8), Queen’s (2)

* Swimming Top 10 is calculated from individual event results by school.

  • Team rankings available here
  • Individual rankings by event available here

Men's Volleyball

Rank School Season VRS# Previous
1 Trinity Western 9-1 2.86 1
2 UBC 9-1 1.8 2
3 Brandon 8-2 1.79 3
4 Laval 4-1 1.62 6
5 Calgary 7-3 1.61 5
6 Alberta 7-3 1.52 4
7 Winnipeg 9-1 1.4 7
8 Montreal 5-1 1.39 8
9 McMaster 6-1 0.95 9
10 Manitoba 4-6 0.55 NR
Honourable mention: Ryerson (+0.50), Saskatchewan (+0.26), UBC Okanagan (+0.23)

Note: Men’s volleyball Top 10 is determined by the Volleyball Ranking System (VRS). Teams are ranked via the VRS #, their average sets won differential.

Rankings available here.

Women's volleyball

Rank School Season Votes (pts) Previous
1 Montreal 8-1 60 (4) 1
2 UBC 8-2 56 2
3 UBC Okanagan 8-2 51 4
4 Dalhousie 8-1 49 5
5 Calgary 8-2 44 6
6 McMaster 6-1 40 7
7 Ryerson 8-0 34 8
8 Alberta 5-5 29 3
9 McGill 8-2 28 10
10 Trinity Western 7-3 27 NR
Other teams receiving votes: Laval (21), Acadia (10), Toronto 10), Mount Royal (5), Regina (5)

Men's Wrestling

Rank School Votes (pts) Previous
1 Alberta 73 1
2 Brock 65 2
3 Fraser Valley 41 3
4 Saskatchewan 36 4
5 Western 33 6
6 Calgary 30 5
7 Concordia 26 8
8 McMaster 26 7
9 Regina 23 10
10 Guelph 23 9

Honourable mention: Lakehead (20), Algoma (7), York (7), Memorial (6), UNB (5), Toronto (3)

Individual rankings available here

Women's wrestling

Rank School Votes (pts) Previous
1 Brock 47 1
2 Alberta 40 3
3 Calgary 37 2
4 Regina 34 4
5 Saskatchewan 26 6
6 Guelph 24 5
7 Concordia 17 7
8 York 17 9
9 Western 17 8
10 Lakehead 14 10
Honourable mention: McMaster (12), Fraser Valley (8), Algoma (5), Toronto (2), Ryerson (1)

*Wrestling Top 10 is calculated from individual weight class results by school

Individual rankings available here