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Conference USA Basketball Power Rankings

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The first in-season edition of the C-USA Power Rankings are in, and tons of confusion outside of the top five, but still plenty of basketball left before spots are cemented.

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1. (56) 4 1st place votes UTEP Miners 2-0

Up Next: Wooden Legacy  Classic vs. Princeton, Thursday

Pre-Season Ranking: #2
RPI: 44 SOS: 159
2. (52) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 4-1

Up Next: vs. Samford, Friday

Pre-Season Ranking: #1
RPI: 187 SOS: 180
3. (46) Charlotte 49ers 3-1

Up Next: #17 Miami, Tuesday,  @ UNC Ashevile, Sunday

Pre-Season Ranking: #5
RPI: 27 SOS: 131
4. (45) Old Dominion Monarchs 4-1

Up Next: vs #14 VCU, Saturday

Pre-Season Ranking: #4
RPI: 23 SOS: 169
T5.(35) Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 1-2

Up Next: vs Stony Brook, Tuesday, @ Saint Joseph's, Thursday

Pre-Season Ranking: #3
RPI: 303 SOS: 113
T5. (35) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 2-1

Up Next: vs Troy, Tuesday, @ Drexel, Sunday

Pre-Season Ranking: T6
RPI: 247 SOS: 152
7. (31) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 2-1

Up Next: vs. Northern Arizona, Tuesday, @ Cincinnati, Friday,

Pre-Season Ranking: T6
RPI: 336 SOS: 150
8. (30) Marshall Thundering Herd 3-1

Up Next: vs Morehead State, Wednesday, vs. Cleveland State, Friday

Pre-Season Ranking: #10
RPI: 114 SOS: 134
9.(21) North Texas Mean Green 3-1

Up Next: vs. Mississippi Valley State, Wednesday, @ Arkansas, Friday

Pre-Season Ranking: #9
RPI: 206 SOS: 143
10. (20) UAB Blazers 2-2

Up Next: Battle 4 Atlantis, vs. #2 Wisconsin, Wednesday

Pre-Season Ranking: #8
RPI: 336 SOS: 110
11. (18) Florida International Golden Panthers 3-1

Up Next: Upstate Classic, @ USC Upstate, Thursday, @ Wright State, Friday

Pre-Season Ranking: #12
RPI: 307 SOS: 212
12.  (15) UTSA Roadrunners 2-1

Up Next: vs Loyola (IL), Tuesday, vs. Southern Utah, Sunday

Pre-Season Ranking: #13
RPI: 212 SOS: 202
13. (10) Rice Owls 1-2

Up Next: Great Alaska Shootout, vs. Mercer, Thursday

Pre-Season Ranking: #14
RPI: 302 SOS: 148
14. (6) Florida Atlantic Owls 1-3

Up Next: vs. Ave Maria, Sunday

Pre-Season Ranking: #11
RPI: 340 SOS: 198

Voters comprised of MinerRush writers, and college basketball analysis Jordan Majewski.