We have a(nother!) new number one, 15 teams debuting in the rankings, and a lot of movement all the way around.
I’m hoping we’ll soon have enough data for me to calculate new adjustments, which would shake up the rankings even more. We’re probably looking at a couple of weeks before that’s the case, though.
Eh, not much small talk this week. Rankings after the jump.
I wasn’t expecting a shake-up at the top just yet in the season, but here we are. The move to number one is a surprise. The two new teams into the top 10 aren’t necessarily, though one is a more regularly entrant than the other.
This new update has some movement among the top 20, plus five new teams entering the rankings. We should have a top 50 soon!
Very minor movement this time. The biggest news is that stats have been posted from Princeton, and Hunter enters the top 25. But not as the highest ranked team from that tournament! what intrigue
A couple of notes:
1) I didn’t want to bump teams from the preseason rankings out this early, hence the unusual number of 35 teams ranked right now.
2) Asterisks denote projected aPPB from the preseason rankings.
The first ever episode of the QuizCast has been released! You can listen to it at http://traffic.libsyn.com/qbcast/quizcast1.mp3 or find the RSS feed at http://qbcast.libsyn.com/rss.
In this episode, I talk about the preseason rankings – both my own on HSQBRank and the poll conducted on hsquizbowl.org. I also talk a little bit about diversity in quiz bowl and about a new book that was written about quiz bowl by NAQT member Dwight Kidder.
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