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Conference USA Football Power Rankings Week Seven

The East has outclassed the West so far, and it appears to be the top TIER and everyone else for the rest of the season.

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RushRank (Points) Team

Record

(C-USA Record)

Last Week Result Week Seven Matchup Last Week's Ranking
1. (143) 11 first place votes Western Kentucky Hilltoppers 5-1 (3-0)

Win---58-28 vs. MTSU

Thursday, 5:30 PM MT, @ North Texas (CBS Sports Networks) #1
2. (127) Louisiana Tech Bulldogs 4-2, (2-1)

Win---34-31 @ UTSA

Saturday, 10 AM MT, @ Mississippi State (SEC Network) #2
3. (126) Marshall Thundering Herd 5-1, (2-0)

Win---31-10 vs. So. Miss

Saturday, 10 AM MT, @ FAU (Fox College Sports) #3
4. (96) Rice Owls 3-3, (2-1)

Win---27-26 @ FAU

BYE #6
5. (94) Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 2-4, (1-1)

Loss---58-28 @ WKU

Saturday, 10 AM MT,  vs. FIU (Fox Sports Networks) #5
6. (92) Southern Miss. Golden Eagles 3-3, (1-1)

Loss---31-10 @ Marshall

Saturday, 5 PM MT, vs. UTSA (American Sports Network)

#4
7. (86) FIU Golden Panthers 3-3, (1-1)

Win---52-12, vs. UTEP

Saturday, 10 AM MT @ MTSU (Fox Sports Networks) #7
8. (62)
UTSA Roadrunners
1-5, (1-1)

Loss---34-31, vs. LA Tech

Saturday, 5 PM MT, @ Southern Miss. (American Sports Networks) #8
9. (56)

Old Dominion Monarchs

2-3, (0-1)

BYE

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT, vs. Charlotte (American Sports Network) #9
10. (50) FAU Owls 1-4, (1-1)

Loss---27-26 vs. Rice

Saturday, 10 AM MT, vs Marshall (Fox College Sports) #T10
11. (32) UTEP Miners 2-4, (0-2)

Loss---52-12 @ FIU

BYE #T10
12. (24) Charlotte 49ers 2-3, (0-2)

BYE

Saturday, 1:30 PM MT @ Old Dominion (American Sports Network) #12
13. (13) North Texas 0-5, (0-2)

Loss---66-7 vs. Portland State

Thursday, 5:30 PM MT, vs. WKU (CBS Sports Network) #13
***Voting comprised of  11 C-USA beat writers, and bloggers.

Miner Rush C-USA Players of the Week

Offense: Trent Taylor, LA Tech, 13 catches 143 yards

Defense: Bryson Abraham, LA Tech, 1 INT for TD & Gary Thompson, Marshall, Two forced fumbles

Special Teams: Jonathan Barnes, LA Tech, Game winning FG

SB Nation's Underdog Poll Ballot from MinerRush

Rank Team
#1 Toledo
#2 Boise State
#3 Memphis
#4 Houston
#5 Western Kentucky
#6 Temple
#7 Navy
#8 Ohio
#9 BYU
#10 Marshall