NCAA AP Rankings: Jayhawks Fall Nine Spots to 14

On Monday the new top 25 poll was released for men’s college basketball. Indiana, despite losing to Illinois, remained at number one. There were four new teams inserted into the poll, those are Wisconsin at 20, Memphis at 22, Colorado State coming in at 24, and Kentucky back in the poll at 25.

After Indiana, is Duke at number two. The Blue Devils avoided an upset attempt from Boston College on Sunday, pulling out the win. Fellow ACC team, Miami moved up five spots to number three, Michigan fell to number four, while Gonzaga moved up one spot to five.

After the Zags is Syracuse who jumped up three spots to six, and Florida who fell five spots to seven. Michigan State, Arizona and Kansas State from the Big 12 round out the top 10. After the Wildcats, comes Butler who went up three spots in the poll to 11. Next is Louisville and Ohio State before the Jayhawks at 14. Georgetown moved up five spots to 15, while Pittsburgh also from the Big East jumped seven spots to 16. Oklahoma State, Marquette, New Mexico and Wisconsin round out the top 20. Notre Dame moved up four spots to 21. Oregon fell four spots to 23, where they sit with the other newcomers, Memphis, Colorado State, and Kentucky.

 

Two key games today include Kansas hosting Kansas State, and Marquette and Georgetown battling. Michigan and Michigan State is the game of the day on Tuesday, along with Kentucky tussling with Florida.

Feb 11, 2013; Fort Collins, CO, USA; Colorado State Rams forward/center Colton Iverson (45) has led his team back into the top 25 at number 24 this week.  Mandatory Credit: Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports

Topics: Basketball, Top 25 Rankings

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