The West Virginia Mountaineers have moved up to No. 8 in the latest edition of the SB Nation BlogPoll, two spots higher than last week's ranking. WVU's 70-63 shootout victory over Baylor helped impress the voters and move WVU up the poll after slipping a bit last week.
The ballot breakdown shows the Mountaineers received 11 votes as the No. 4 ranked team (their highest ranking), and one vote as the No. 22 ranked team (their lowest).
West Virginia will face the No. 10 Texas Longhorns in Austin on Saturday, Oct. 6. The winner of that matchup will shoot higher into the top 10 of the BlogPoll. Alabama is once again the top-ranked team as the top seven this week remains the same as it was last week: