CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY (#14): No changes at the top in last rankings of fall semester

CIS TOP TEN TUESDAY (#14): No changes at the top in last rankings of fall semester

OTTAWA (CIS) – There are no changes at the top in the final CIS national rankings of the fall semester, with Windsor (women’s basketball), Carleton (men’s basketball), Montreal (women’s hockey), UBC (women’s & men’s swimming) and Alberta (men’s hockey, women’s volleyball & men’s volleyball) all holding on to their No. 1 status.

 

The CIS weekly rankings will resume in early January.

 

In basketball, both reigning national champions, the Windsor Lancer women (7-0) and Carleton Raven men (8-0), are undefeated heading into the December break.

 

In women’s hockey, the top-ranked Montreal Carabins (8-2) and defending CIS champ McGill Martlets (7-2), currently ranked No. 2, have exchanged the pole position throughout the first half of the regular schedule.

 

In men’s hockey, the University Cup champion Alberta Golden Bears show a stellar 15-3 league record at the break.

 

Alberta also leads the way in volleyball, with the Pandas currently sitting at 11-3 and the reigning champion Golden Bears winning all 14 of their conference games so far this season.

 

In swimming, the UBC Thunderbirds swept the team banners at the recent Canada West championships and currently hold commanding leads in both the women’s and men’s national rankings.

 

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

 

1. Windsor (7-0) / 552 points (46) / (1)
2. Alberta (7-1) / 506 / (2) 
3. McGill (4-0) / 458 / (3) 

4. Saint Mary’s (6-0) / 390 / (5) 

5. UBC (5-3) / 376 / (4) 
6. Saskatchewan (5-3) / 338 / (6) 

7. McMaster (6-2) / 273 / (7) 

8. Ryerson (6-2) / 188 / (8) 

9. Winnipeg (5-3) / 178 / (10)

10. Laval (2-2) / 136 / (9) 

 

Other teams receiving votes: Regina (71), Wilfrid Laurier (45).

 

MEN’S BASKETBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

 

1. Carleton (8-0) / 458 points (44) / (1)   
2. Ottawa (8-0) / 416 (2) / (2)   
3. Ryerson (6-2) / 340 / (3)   
4. McMaster (6-2) / 338 / (4)   

5. Windsor (5-2) / 264 / (5)   

6. Victoria (6-2) / 216 / (8) 

7. Calgary (8-2) / 161 / (9)   

8. UNB (6-2) / 110 / (6) 

9. Fraser Valley (8-0) / 82 / (10)   

10. Saskatchewan (4-4) / 58 / (7)   

 

Other teams receiving votes: Manitoba (24), Winnipeg (23).

 

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

(regular season record) / (previous ranking)

 

1. Montreal (8-2-0) / (1)

2. McGill (7-2-0) / (2)

3. Western (12-0-2) / (4)

4. Alberta (10-6-0) / (3)

5. Queen’s (10-2-2) / (6)

6. Guelph (9-2-2) / (7)

7. UBC (8-4-4) / (5)

8. Saskatchewan (11-3-2) / (9)

9. StFX (13-1-0) / (8)

10. Calgary (9-3-4) / (NR)

 

MEN’S HOCKEY

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

 

1. Alberta (15-3-0) / 157 points (13) / (1)

2. UNB (12-2-2) / 146 (3) / (3)

3. Saint Mary’s (12-3-1) / 123 / (2)

4. Calgary (13-5-0) / 101 / (4)

5. Acadia (12-3-1) / 93 / (5)

6. Windsor (14-1-1) / 83 / (6)

7. McGill (13-3-0) / 66 / (9)

8. UQTR (11-2-2) / 43 / (7)

9. Carleton (12-4-0) / 33 / (8)

10. Mount Royal (12-6-0) / 15 / (NR)

 

Other teams receiving votes: Western (12), StFX (5), Waterloo (3).

 

WOMEN’S SWIMMING

(points) / (previous ranking)

 

1. UBC 794 points / (1)

T2. Toronto 427 / (2)

T2. Montreal 427 / (3)

4. Calgary 258 / (4)

5. Western 211 / (5)

6. Laval 154 / (6)

7. McGill 101 / (7)

8. Ottawa 82 / (T8)

9. Alberta 75 / (T8)

10. Dalhousie 74 / (10)

 

MEN’S SWIMMING

(points) / (previous ranking)

 

1. UBC 745 points / (1)

2. Toronto 516 / (2)

3. Alberta 332 / (3)

4. Calgary 304 / (4)

5. Dalhousie 158 / (5)

6. McMaster 116 / (6)

7. McGill 114 / (7)

8. Victoria 83 / (8)

9. Laval 77 / (NR)

10. Manitoba 74 / (10)

 

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

(regular season record) / votes / (previous ranking)

 

1. Alberta (11-3) / 60 points / (1)

2. UBC Okanagan (12-4) / 53 / (3)

3. Montreal (11-2) / 52 / (2)

4. Toronto (9-0) / 49 / (4)

5. Trinity Western (10-4) / 46 / (5)

6. Calgary (8-6) / 37 / (6)

7. UBC (9-7) / 30 / (8)

8. Laval (10-2) / 29 / (7)

9. Brandon (8-6) / 27 / (T9)

10. Ottawa (8-3) / 26 / (NR)

 

Next highest votes: McGill (19), Ryerson (11), Saint Mary’s (11), Manitoba (8), Sherbrooke (7).

 

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

 

1. Alberta (14-0) / 269 points (26) / (1)

2. McMaster (9-1) / 241 (2) / (2)

3. Brandon (11-3) / 204 / (T3)

4. Trinity Western (10-4) / 198 / (T3)

5. Winnipeg (11-3) / 151 / (6)

6. UBC (10-6) / 137 / (5)

7. Dalhousie (9-1) / 116 / (7)

8. Ryerson (8-3) / 41 / (NR)

T9. Mount Royal (8-6) / 35 / (9)

T9. Manitoba (7-7) / 35 / (10)

 

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