Thursday, January 24, 2013
Alabama tied atop Capital One Cup
By Edward Aschoff
Alabama has found something else to be No. 1 in.
The Capital One Cup, which is awarded each year to the best men’s and women’s NCAA Division I athletic programs, announced the official fall standings, and Alabama is tied at the top with Indiana and North Dakota State with 60 points. Alabama climbed to the top of the rankings after taking home its third football national championship in four seasons.
Schools earn points based on their teams’ top-10 finishes in NCAA Division I championships and in final official coaches polls across 20 women’s and 19 men’s sports.
Georgia was the SEC's No. 2 men's team, ranking 10th with 24 points. The SEC has six teams in the men's rankings.
Here's how SEC currently sit in the Cup standings:
1. Alabama -- 60 points
10. Georgia -- 24 points
16. Texas A&M -- 18 points
22. South Carolina -- 12 points
39. Florida -- 3 points
46. Arkansas -- 1 point
On the women's side, Florida is the SEC's only team in the standings, ranking 13th with 12 points.