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Conference USA Football Power Rankings Week 11

Elimination Saturday saw four teams already thinking about next year, who will join the other three bowl eligible teams?

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RushRank (Points) Team Record Last Week This Week Last Week's Ranking
1. (52) 4 first place votes # 21 Marshall Thundering Herd 9-0, (5-0) Won, 63-17 @ Southern Miss. vs. Rice, Saturday #1
2. (48) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 7-3, (6-0) Won, 40-24 @ UAB Bye #2
3. (44) Rice Owls 6-3, (4-1) Won, 17-7 vs. UTSA @ Marshall, Saturday #3
4. (40) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 5-4, (4-1) Bye @ FIU, Saturday #5
5. (36) UTEP Miners 5-4 (3-2) Loss, 35-27 @WKU vs. North Texas, Saturday #4
6. (32) UAB Blazers 5-5, (3-3) Loss, 40-24, vs. LA Tech Bye #6
7. (28) Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 4-5, (2-4) Won, 35-27 vs. UTEP vs. Army, Saturday #9
8.  (24) Old Dominion Monarchs 4-6, (2-4) Won, 38-35 vs. FIU Bye T11
9. (18)

Florida Atlantic Owls

3-7, (2-4) Loss, 31-10 @ North Texas Bye #7
10. (16) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 3-7, (1-5) Loss, 63-17 vs. Marshall @ UTSA, Thursday #10
11. (14) Florida International Golden Panthers 3-7, (2-4) Loss, 38-35 @ Old Dominion vs. Middle Tennessee, Saturday #8
12. (7) North Texas Mean Green 3-6, (1-4) Won, 31-10, vs FAU @ UTEP, Saturday #13
13. (5) UTSA Roadrunners 2-7, (1-4) Loss, 17-7 @ Rice vs. So Miss., Thursday T11
***Voting comprised of all MinerRush Writers/Contributors.

MinerRush C-USA Players of The Week:
Offense: Ray Lawry, Old Dominion, 142 yards rushing 2 TD's

Defense: Wonderful Terry, Western Kentucky,  90-yard interception return for a TD

Special Teams: Satchel Ziffer, Old Dominion , Game winning FG for ODU's 50th program win

SB Nation Underdog Poll Ballot

1. Marshall
2. Colorado State
3. Boise State
4. East Carolina
5. Georgia Southern
6. Nevada
7. Northern Illinois
8. Air Force
9. Louisiana Tech
10. Memphis
11. Central Florida
12. Rice
13. Toledo
14. Cincinnati
15. Bowling Green

SB Nation Underdog Poll

 

RANK TEAM POINTS PREVIOUS
1 Marshall (9) 219 1
2 Colorado State (6) 208 2
3 Boise State 195 3
4 ECU 161 4
5 Georgia Southern 159 5
6 Utah State 127 6
7 Nevada 120 7
8 NIU 104 8
9 Air Force 90 9
10 Memphis 86 9
11 Louisiana Tech 65 14
12 UCF 63 12
13 BYU 46 13
14 Toledo 44 17
15 Cincinnati 28 16
Dropped Out: Houston, Temple | Others Receiving Votes: Arkansas State (22), UL Lafayette (22), Rice (14), WMU (10), BGSU (8), Houston (7), Temple (2)