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The aftermath of a weekend of madness results in a fourth new holder of the number one spot this season, and a few top teams take significant tumbles.

Joshua Lindsey-USA TODAY Sports

1. (126) 9 first place votes

Western Kentucky Hilltoppers

14-5, 7-0

Up Next: Thursday, @ LA Tech

Saturday, @ Southern Miss.

Last Week's Ranking #2
RPI: 66 SOS: 99
2. (115) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 15-5, 6-1

Up Next: Thursday, vs. WKU

Saturday, vs. Marshall

Last Week's Ranking: #1
RPI: 101 SOS: 281
3. (107) UAB Blazers 10-10, 6-1

Up Next: Thursday, @ UTEP

Saturday, @ UTSA

Last Week's Ranking: #5
RPI: 176 SOS: 96
4. (95) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 12-8, 5-2

Up Next: Thursday, @ UTSA

Saturday, @ UTEP

Last Week's Ranking: #6
RPI: 131 SOS: 143
5. (93) Old Dominion Monarchs 15-4, 4-3

Up Next: Thursday, vs. FIU

Saturday, vs. FAU

Last Week's Ranking: #3
RPI: 40 SOS: 121
6. (84) UTEP Miners 12-7, 4-3

Up Next: Thursday, vs. UAB

Saturday, vs. Middle Tennessee

Last Week's Ranking: #4
RPI: 104 SOS: 135
7. (62) UTSA Roadrunners 9-9, 3-4

Up Next: Thursday, vs. Middle Tennessee

Saturday, vs. UAB

Last Week's Ranking: #10
RPI: 249 SOS: 300
8. (59) Charlotte 49ers 8-11, 2-5

Up Next: Thursday, vs. FAU

Saturday. vs. FIU

Last Week's Ranking: #7
RPI: 151 SOS: 93
T9. (55) Rice Owls 6-12, 3-4

Up Next: Wednesday, @ Houston

Saturday, @ North Texas

Last Week's Ranking: #9
RPI: 296 SOS: 186
T9. (55) Florida International Golden Panthers 9-9, 2-3

Up Next: Thursday, @ Old Dominion

Saturday, @ Charlotte

Last Week's Ranking: #8
RPI: 212 SOS: 286
11. (30) Florida Atlantic Owls 8-8, 1-4

Up Next: Thursday @ Charlotte

Saturday, @ Old Dominion

Last Week's Ranking: #11
RPI: 238 SOS: 254
12. (29) North Texas Mean Green 8-11, 2-5

Up Next: Saturday, vs. Rice

Last Week's Ranking: #12
RPI: 271 SOS: 181
13. (21) Marshall Thundering Herd 5-15, 1-6

Up Next: Thursday, So Miss.

Saturday, @ LA Tech

Last Week's Ranking: #14
RPI: 312 SOS: 155
14. (14) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 6-12, 1-6

Up Next: Thursday, vs. Marshall

Saturday, vs. WKU

Last Week's Ranking: #13
RPI: 294 SOS: 196

Conference RPI: 17

Conference SOS: 17

OOC Record: 71-78

RPI and SOS as of January 26th via RPIForecast.com

Nine Voters comprised of MinerRush, Miner Illustrated, C-USA Bloggers and Websites.