Denver Men surge to top 5 in Capital One Cup rankings

Oklahoma, Penn State, Colorado and Alabama men just have to wait behind the University of Denver. Denver leads the Big 10, SEC, and Big 12 to name a few of the ‘Power Conferences’ and sits 5th nationally in the Capital One Cup rankings among all men’s Division I athletic programs.

And, the NCAA Men’s Lacrosse Tournament hasn’t even started yet.

This year just keeps getting better and better.


The Capital One Cup is awarded annually to each of the best men’s and women’s Division I college athletics programs in the country. Points toward the Capital One Cup are earned and tracked throughout the year based on final standings of NCAA Championships and final official coaches’ polls. One winning men’s and one winning women’s program will be crowned after the completion of the final NCAA spring championships.


1. Stanford 92.5
2. North Carolina 84
3. Clemson 78
4. James Madison 60
5. Denver 55
6. Oklahoma 50
7. Ohio State 47
8. Oregon 42
9. Penn State 41
10. Alabama 40