Grpyhons women's hockey one of four OUA teams ranked first in CIS Top 10 rankings

Grpyhons women's hockey one of four OUA teams ranked first in CIS Top 10 rankings

OTTAWA (CIS) – Three teams moved to the top of CIS national rankings this week, including the Saskatchewan Huskies in women's basketball, the Guelph Gryphons in women's hockey and the McGill Redmen in men's hockey.

For their part, the Ottawa Gee-Gees (men's basketball), Alberta Pandas (women's volleyball) and McMaster Marauders (men's volleyball) all maintain their pole position.

Meanwhile, the first swimming rankings of the season are dominated by the UBC Thunderbirds (women) and Toronto Varsity Blues (men).

NOTES: Guelph (replacing Montreal) reaches No. 1 in women's hockey for the first time in program history... Saskatchewan (replacing McMaster) is No. 1 in women's hoops for the first time since 2010-11, when the Huskies topped the last eight coaches' polls of the campaign... McGill (replacing UNB) was last ranked No. 1 in men's hockey in the winter of 2012 (Jan. 24 and 31 polls).

WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

1. Saskatchewan (4-0) / 540 points (34) / (2)
2. McGill (2-0) / 486 (9) / (3)
3. Ryerson (3-0) / 466 (1) / (4)
4. McMaster (3-1) / 440 (2) / (1)
5. Saint Mary's (3-0) / 366 / (5)
6. Regina (3-0) / 322 / (6)
7. Brock (1-1) / 272 / (7)
8. Laval (1-1) / 213 / (9)
9. Alberta (4-0) / 190 / (10)
10. Windsor (2-1) / 125 / (8)

Other teams receiving votes: Queen's (68), Ottawa (47).

MEN'S BASKETBALL
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

1. Ottawa (4-0) / 433 points (28) / (1)
2. Carleton (4-0) / 403 (8) / (2)
3. McGill (1-0) / 382 (6) / (3)
4. Brock (2-0) / 344 (4) / (4)
5. Ryerson (3-0) / 274 / (5)
6. Western (2-1) / 195 / (7)
7. Calgary (3-1) / 155 / (6)
8. Dalhousie (4-0) / 124 / (10)
9. McMaster (2-2) / 94 / (8)
10. Thompson Rivers (4-0) / 44 / (NR)

Other teams receiving votes: Concordia (35), Victoria (15).

WOMEN'S HOCKEY
(regular season record) / (previous ranking)

1. Guelph (7-2-0) / (T4)
2. Toronto (7-1-1) / (2)
3. McGill (4-3-0) / (3)
4. Montreal (4-3-1) / (1)
5. Western (6-3-0) / (T4)
6. StFX (4-4-1) / (8)
7. St. Thomas (6-2-1) / (9)
8. Saskatchewan (7-3-2) / (7)
9. UBC (8-3-1) / (NR)
10. Saint Mary's (7-2-0) / (NR)

MEN'S HOCKEY
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

1. McGill (11-1-0) / 145 points (10) / (3)
2. UNB (8-1-2) / 138 (3) / (1)
3. Saskatchewan (10-2-0) / 128 (2) / (2)
4. Alberta (8-3-1) / 116 (1) / (4)
5. Acadia (8-2-1) / 92 / (6)
6. StFX (8-1-2) / 82 / (7)
7. UQTR (9-2-1) / 68 / (5)
8. Western (9-2-0) / 55 / (8)
9. UBC (7-2-3) / 33 / (9)
10. York (7-1-3) / 11 / (NR)

Other teams receiving votes: Moncton (6), Saint Mary's (3), Lethbridge (2), Manitoba (1).

WOMEN'S SWIMMING
(points) / (previous ranking)

1. UBC 617 points / (-)
2. Toronto 478 / (-)
3. Calgary 390 / (-)
4. Montreal 374 / (-)
5. Laval 161 / (-)
6. McGill 145 / (-)
7. Dalhousie 117 / (-)
8. Victoria 103 / (-)
9. Alberta 90 / (-)
10. UQAM 87 / (-)

MEN'S SWIMMING
(points) / (previous ranking)

1. Toronto 568 points / (-)
2. UBC 544 / (-)
3. Calgary 450 / (-)
4. Alberta 319 / (-)
5. Ottawa 203 / (-)
6. Montreal 149 / (-)
7. Laval 128 / (-)
8. Victoria 87 / (-)
9. Lethbridge 72 / (-)
10. Sherbrooke 66 / (-)

WOMEN'S VOLLEYBALL
(regular season record) / votes / (previous ranking)

1. Alberta (8-0) / 59.5 points / (1)
2. Trinity Western (8-0) / 56.5 / (2)
3. UBC Okanagan (7-1) / 51 / (3)
T4. Toronto (6-0) / 46 / (5)
T4. Montreal (8-1) / 46 / (7)
6. UBC (8-0) / 41 / (6)
7. McGill (7-2) / 33 / (4)
8. Sherbrooke (5-2) / 32 / (8)
T9. Dalhousie (3-0) / 27.5 / (9)
T9. McMaster (4-1) / 27.5 / (10)

Next highest votes: Calgary (17), Western (11), Ryerson (10), Thompson Rivers (10), Memorial (6).

MEN'S VOLLEYBALL
(regular season record) / votes (first-place votes) / (previous ranking)

1. McMaster (7-0) / 265 points (22) / (1)
2. Alberta (8-0) / 249 (6) / (2)
3. Manitoba (8-0) / 218 / (3)
4. Calgary (8-2) / 169 / (5)
5. Laval (7-0) / 125 / (6)
6. UBC (4-4) / 93 / (4)
T7. Saskatchewan (4-4) / 81 / (9)
T7. Winnipeg (6-4) / 81 / (NR)
9. Trinity Western (5-3) / 61 / (10)
10. Mount Royal (4-4) / 60 / (7)

Source: CIS