Coaches Poll - Michigan State Now No. 5

Coaches Poll - Michigan State Now No. 5

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Coaches Poll - Michigan State Now No. 5

After the Spartans rose two spots to #6 in the AP Poll, the Coaches Poll now has Michigan State at #5, another two-spot jump.

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Earlier today, we had plenty to say about how Michigan State is rising in the polls after the Spartans jumped from #8 to #6 in the AP Poll.

Now the Coaches Poll is out and Michigan State jumps two spots here, too.

The Spartans eight-game winning streak and the impressive road win at Ohio State on Saturday is all being recognized by the folks who vote on all of this stuff.

Here’s what we said earlier about the Spartans’ surge in the AP Poll –

https://spartanswire.com/2019/01/07/ap-poll-michigan-state-up-two-spots-to-no-6/

Here’s what we had to say about how the folks over at ESPN are noticing Michigan State’s play and how the Spartans are a focal point of this week’s Power Rankings –

https://spartanswire.com/2019/01/07/espn-power-rankings-michigan-state-finding-its-groove/

It sure does feel like the market is bullish on Michigan State.

The market is demonstrating sound judgment.

Here’s this week’s Coaches Poll –

Coaches Poll
RK
TEAM
REC
PTS
TREND
1
13-0
741
1
2
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12-1
735
1
3
12-1
721
4
15-0
714
5
13-2
621
2
6
14-2
618
2
7
13-1
559
3
8
13-1
527
3
9
12-2
517
3
10
11-2
453
3
11
14-1
428
6
12
11-3
405
3
13
12-2
393
4
14
12-1
363
2
15
15-0
337
2
16
13-1
325
3
17
12-2
295
5
18
10-3
225
4
19
12-3
190
1
20
13-1
157
21
12-2
145
5
22
12-2
128
3
23
14-1
96
3
24
12-3
94
2
25
12-3
68
5

Others receiving votes: Wisconsin 49, Villanova 45, TCU 44, Nebraska 20, UCF 14, Arizona State 13, Seton Hall 11, North Texas 9, Minnesota 7, Furman 5, Texas 2, Kansas State 1

Dropped from rankings: Nebraska 23, Wisconsin 23

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