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Conference USA Football Power Rankings

A few ties up at the top this week as we have a West championship game coming up this weekend.

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RushRank (Points) Team Record Last Week This Week Last Week's Ranking
1. (52) 4 first place votes # 19 Marshall Thundering Herd 11-0, (7-0) Won, 23-18, @ UAB vs. Western Kentucky, Saturday #1
T2. (46) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 7-4, (6-1) Loss, 30-27 @ Old Dominion vs. Rice, Saturday #2
T2. (46) Rice Owls 7-4, (5-2) Won, 31-13, vs. UTEP @ La Tech, Saturday #3
4. (40) Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 6-5, (3-4) Won, 45-7, vs. UTSA @ Marshall, Saturday #5
T5. (34) UTEP Miners 6-5 (4-3) Loss, 31-13, @ Rice vs. Middle Tennessee, Saturday #4
T5. (34) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 6-5, (5-2) Won, 35-34, vs. FAU @ UTEP, Saturday #6
7. (27) Old Dominion Monarchs 5-6, (3-4) Won, 30-27, vs. LA Tech @ FAU, Saturday T8
8.  (25) UAB Blazers 5-6, (3-4) Loss, 23-18 vs. Marshall @ Southern Miss., Saturday #7
9. (19)

Florida Atlantic Owls

3-8, (2-5) Loss, 35-34, @ Middle Tennessee vs. Old Dominion, Saturday #10
10. (17) North Texas Mean Green 4-7, (2-5) Won, 17-14 vs. FIU @ UTSA, Saturday T12
11. (12) Florida International Golden Panthers 4-8, (3-5) Loss, 17-14, @ North Texas Season Is Over T8
12. (7) UTSA Roadrunners 3-8, (2-5) Loss, 45-7, @ Western Kentucky vs. North Texas, Saturday #11
13. (5) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 3-8, (1-6) Bye vs. UAB. Saturday T12
***Voting comprised of all MinerRush Writers/Contributors.

MinerRush C-USA Players of The Week:
Offense: Reggie Whatley, Middle Tennessee,  190 rushing yards 3 TDs

Defense: Western Kentucky's Defense

Special Teams: Trevor Moore, North Texas,

SB Nation Underdog Poll Ballot

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