CIS Top Ten Tuesday (#15): TWU joins Mac atop men’s volleyball rankings

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OTTAWA (CIS) – The Trinity Western Spartans join theMcMaster Marauders atop the first CIS men’s volleyballrankings of the winter semester.

It marks the only change at the top in the first nationalrankings of 2014. In other CIS sports, Carleton (men’sbasketball), McGill (women’s hockey), Calgary (men’shockey), UBC (women’s swimming & women’svolleyball) and Toronto (men’s swimming) all maintain theirNo.

1 status.

In women’s basketball, the first Top 10 of the second halfof the season will be released next Tuesday. Saint Mary’s wasranked No. 1 heading into the December break.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previousrankings)
Ranking will resume on January 14.

MEN’S BASKETBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previousrankings)
1. Carleton (9-0) / 468 points (39) / (1)
2. Ottawa (8-1) / 427 / (2)
3. Alberta (9-1) / 391 / (3)
4. Ryerson (9-1) / 348 / (4)
5. Victoria (9-1) / 315 / (5)
6. McGill (4-0) / 264 / (6)
7. Saskatchewan (9-1) / 239 / (7)
8. McMaster (7-3) / 181 / (8)
9. UNB (6-1) / 162 / (9)
10. Windsor (6-4) / 108 / (10)

Other teams receiving votes: Acadia (59), Laurentian (46).

WOMEN’S HOCKEY

(regular season record) / (previous rankings)
1. McGill (10-0-0) / (1)
2. Wilfrid Laurier (13-2-0) / (3)
3. Montreal (6-3-0) / (2)
4. Queen’s (12-2-3) / (4)
5. UBC (14-3-1) / (6)
6. Guelph (11-3-0) / (7)
7. StFX (11-2-1) / (5)
8. Alberta (11-4-3) / (9)
9. Saskatchewan (11-4-3) / (8)
10. Toronto (11-3-1) / (NR)

MEN’S HOCKEY

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previousrankings)
1. Calgary (15-0-1) / 166 points (15) / (1)
2. Alberta (14-2-0) / 152 (1) / (2)
3. Acadia (13-1-2) / 140 (1) / (3)
4. UNB (12-3-1) / 114 / (4)
5. Lakehead (13-3-0) / 82 / (7)
6. McGill (12-4-1) / 71 / (5)
7. Queen’s (12-0-5) / 62 / (8)
8. UQTR (11-4-0) / 48 / (6)
9. Carleton (11-5-1) / 25 / (NR) *
10. Ryerson (12-5-0) / 25 / (10)

* Carleton is ranked higher than Ryerson based on number ofhigher-placed votes.

Other teams receiving votes: StFX (21), Saskatchewan (12),Western (9), Windsor (7), Moncton (1).

WOMEN’S SWIMMING

(points) / (previous rankings)
1. UBC 660 points / (1)
2. Montreal 354 / (3)
3. Toronto 338 / (2)
4. Calgary 239 / (4)
5. Western 211 / (5)
6. Laval 201 / (6)
7. Dalhousie 150 / (8)
8. McGill 147 / (7)
9. Ottawa 119 / (10)
10. Alberta 103 / (9)

MEN’S SWIMMING

(points) / (previous rankings)
1. Toronto 507 points / (1)
2. UBC 408 / (2)
3. Calgary 314 / (3)
4. Alberta 282 / (4)
5. Western 193 / (5)
6. McMaster 186 / (6)
7. Montreal 150 / (8)
8. Dalhousie 149 / (7)
9. McGill 130 / (9)
10. Victoria 120 / (NR)

WOMEN’S VOLLEYBALL

(regular season record) / (votes) / (previous rankings)
1. UBC (12-0) / 60 points / (1)
2. Montreal (10-2) / 54.5 / (3)
3. UBC Okanagan (10-2) / 53.5 / (6)
4. Brandon (9-3) / 48 / (2)
5. Trinity Western (8-4) / 43 / (5)
6. York (9-1) / 39 / (7)
7. Ottawa (11-1) / 34 / (8)
8. Manitoba (6-6) / 33 / (4)
9. Laval (10-3) / 27 / (9)
10. Saint Mary’s (6-3) / 24 / (10)

Next highest votes: Alberta (20), Dalhousie (14), McGill (11),Toronto (7), Saskatchewan (4).

MEN’S VOLLEYBALL

(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previousrankings)
T1. McMaster (10-0) / 189 points (12) / (1)
T1. Trinity Western (11-1) / 189 (9) / (2)
T3. UBC (9-3) / 162 / (3)
T3. Alberta (8-4) / 162 / (4)
5. Brandon (7-5) / 89 / (5)
6. Laval (8-2) / 79 / (8)
7. Thompson Rivers (8-4) / 77 / (6)
8. Saskatchewan (4-8) / 59 / (10)
9. Manitoba (5-7) / 56 / (7)
10. UNB (7-3) / 32 / (9)

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