10/20 Men's Soccer Top 25 Rankings

1Creighton Men's Soccer Top 25 RankingsCreightonThe Bluejays suffered their first blemish of Big East play in a 1-1 draw at Xavier.3
2#3 Washington Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewWashingtonUW lost their first conference game last week. But they will get another shot at UCLA on Thursday night.1
3UC Irvine Men's Soccer Top 25 RankingsUC IrvineThe win over Cal State Fullerton has put the Anteaters in the driver's seat in the Big West South.12
4Syracuse Men's Soccer Top 25 Rankings
SyracuseThe Orange lost a tough 2-1 game at Louisville, but they should be able to get a couple more wins this week.2
5#1 Notre Dame Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewNotre DameThree wins in a row against three quality opponents has gotten Notre Dame back on track. Next up is Indiana.6
6#2 UCLA Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewUCLAUCLA swept UW and OSU, but it will not be quite as easy this week when they head up to the great Northwest.8
7Indiana Men's Soccer Top 25 RankingsIndianaWith a home loss to Maryland, the Hoosiers are now just 2-2-1 in conference play.5
8#10 New Mexico Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewNew MexicoNew Mexico now has two losses in C-USA, but they were at Charlotte and at Kentucky. This is still a dangerous team.7
9Charlotte Men's Soccer Top 25 RankingsCharlotteThe race for the Conference USA title is getting interesting and it stems from Charlotte's loss to Old Dominion.11
10#4 Virginia Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewVirginiaVirginia fell to 3-2-1 in ACC play after falling 2-1 at Clemson. The big game this week is against Wake Forest.4
11#15 Michigan State Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewMichigan StateMichigan State picked up a huge 2-0 win at Penn State. This week Northwestern comes to East Lansing.16
12#17 Penn State Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewPenn StatePenn State needs to turn things around after back-to-back losses. They will get a chance against WVU and Wiscy.9
13#6 North Carolina Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewNorth CarolinaThe Tar Heels boosted their resume last week with wins over Georgia State and North Carolina State.13
14#8 Georgetown Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewGeorgetownThe Hoyas had a tough week, losing to Providence and Seton Hall. This week they head to Creighton.10
15#9 Stanford Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewStanfordStanford had the week off to get ready for Cal on Monday night. They also head to USF on Friday.15
16#21 California Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewCaliforniaLike Stanford, California had the week off to prepare for their showdown with the Cardinal.18
17#7 Louisville Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewLouisvilleLouisville finally ended their four game skid with a win over FGCU. Then they beat a great Syracuse team.17
18#11 Marquette Men's Soccer 2014 Preview
MarquetteMarquette was not the only team in the Big East to have a tough week in the Big East. This week will be tough too.14
19#19 Coastal Carolina Men's Soccer 2014 PreviewCoastal CarolinaThe Chanticleers improved to 5-0-0 in Big South play, but the toughest games are yet to come.21
20Saint Louis Men's Soccer Top 25 RankingsSaint LouisThe Billikens shutout Duquesne and lowly Umass last week. This week they hit the road to face Dayton.24
21Boston University Men's Soccer Top 25
Boston UAt 5-0-0, it is Boston U, not Navy or American, who is in charge of the Patriot League.NR
22Northwestern Men's Soccer Top 25 Rankings
NorthwesternNorthwestern played well in a 1-0 loss at Notre Dame and followed it up with a win at Rutgers.22
23Providence Men's Soccer Top 25 Rankings
ProvidenceA 2-0 win at Georgetown, followed by a 3-2 victory over St. John's, has the Friars eyeing a Big East title.NR
24SMU Men's Soccer Top 25 Rankings
Southern MethodistSMU has a tough road trip this week that swings past Tulsa before heading to Connecticut.NR
25South Florida Men's Soccer Top 25 Rankings
South FloridaUSF beat a god Denver team before tying on the road at SMU. The AAC is up for grabs and the Bulls are right there.25