Gonzaga (22-0) top ranked in latest Pope’s Poll

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Gonzaga (22-0) top ranked in latest Pope’s Poll

Postby The Pope » Sun Feb 21, 2021 12:38 am

Pope’s Poll: 2/20/21

Forty-five Catholic colleges and universities compete in NCAA Division I basketball — here’s an encyclical direct from the Vatican showing how they rank after games played thru February 20.

Headed for Hoops Heaven — the Saintly 16

1. Gonzaga (22-0)
2. Loyola (IL) (19-4)
3. Villanova (14-3)
4. Creighton (16-5)
5. Seton Hall (13-9)
6. St. Bonaventure (10-3)
7. St. Louis (11-4)
8. Xavier (11-4)
9. St. John’s (14-9)
10. Dayton (12-7)
11. Providence (11-11)
12. St. Mary’s (11-7)
13. Loyola-Marymount (11-7)
14. Santa Clara (10-6)
15. Detroit Mercy (11-9)
16. Siena (8-3)

Positioned in Purgatory (at least for right now): Bellarmine, Duquesne, Marquette, Notre Dame and San Francisco.

Hangin' In Hoops Hell: Boston College, Canisius, DePaul, Fairfield, Fordham, Georgetown, Incarnate Word, Iona, LaSalle, Loyola (MD), Manhattan, Merrimack, Mt. St. Mary's, Niagara, Portland, Sacred Heart, St. Francis (NY), St. Francis (PA), St. Joseph's, St. Peter's, San Diego, and Seattle.

"Francis’ Flop" (worst Catholic team in America): Holy Cross (3-11)

Lined up in Limbo (Catholic college currently in the process of transitioning to D-I): St. Thomas (MN).
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Re: Gonzaga (22-0) top ranked in latest Pope’s Poll

Postby TitanVoiceofReason » Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:51 pm

Yay! We're now ranked #15 in the Pope's Poll

We are ranked ahead of:
Boston College
Duquesne
Marquette
Notre Dame
San Francisco
DePaul
Georgetown
St Joseph

The conferences these teams are in:
ACC: Boston College & Notre Dame
Big East: Marquette, DePaul & Georgetown
A-10: Duquesne, St Joes & LaSalle
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Re: Gonzaga (22-0) top ranked in latest Pope’s Poll

Postby titanmac » Mon Feb 22, 2021 12:49 am

interesting that wright state is ranked ahead of dayton in the sagarin ratings...that's gotta rankle some dayton fans...
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Re: Gonzaga (22-0) top ranked in latest Pope’s Poll

Postby EarlTheTwirl » Tue Feb 23, 2021 8:55 pm

Just curious, but who is the pope? Is he one of us Titan’s, or is this national?
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Re: Gonzaga (22-0) top ranked in latest Pope’s Poll

Postby titanmac » Wed Feb 24, 2021 2:20 am

i always thought it was titanmike?
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Re: Gonzaga (22-0) top ranked in latest Pope’s Poll

Postby Commissioner » Thu Feb 25, 2021 6:58 pm

EarlTheTwirl wrote:Just curious, but who is the pope? Is he one of us Titan’s, or is this national?

Francis.
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Re: Gonzaga (22-0) top ranked in latest Pope’s Poll

Postby Rogobob77 » Thu Feb 25, 2021 8:10 pm

Commissioner wrote:
EarlTheTwirl wrote:Just curious, but who is the pope? Is he one of us Titan’s, or is this national?

Francis.

Yep, the Pope is one of us, Jesuit educated.
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