AP Top 25 college basketball rankings: Duke behind in tip 10; Baylor, UVA slip
February 20, 2017 - Basketballs
After losing to Texas Tech and Kansas, Baylor forsaken to No. 9 after being ranked No. 4 final week in a latest AP Top 25 check expelled Monday.
Duke jumped dual spots and is behind in a tip 10 during No. 10.
Kentucky changed adult dual positions to No. 11. At a tip of a poll, Mark Few’s Gonzaga Bulldogs remained during No. 1 with nonetheless another ideal week. The Zags are now 28-0, winning a foe with double-digit wins in any of a past 20 games, and tighten out a unchanging deteriorate report this week a outing to San Diego and a home diversion opposite BYU. So not usually has Gonzaga been No. 1 given Week 13 on Jan. 30, though it appears primed to stay there until a stupidity of Mar begins.
Virginia continued a slip down a rankings. The Cavaliers non-stop ACC play 7-2 and nearby a tip of a joining standings, building a box for an outward shot during a No. 1 seed in one of a toughest leagues in America.
Then Feb happened.
After holding 4 waste over a past 5 games in joining play capped by a 24-point beatdown by a Tar Heels on Saturday, Tony Bennett’s group has depressed 3 games behind from initial place in a ACC. The once surging Cavaliers, who done a brief stay in a tip 10, have taken a slip in a polls
Virginia fell from No. 14 to No. 18.
Which is amazing, since Virginia (18-8) is a unequivocally good team.
But as Cavalier fans have found out firsthand, a ACC is a gauntlet and even a group as good as Virginia isn’t receptive from removing dinged adult in a standings in a process.
Here’s a latest AP tip 25 poll, with first-place votes in parentheses.
AP Top 25
The tip 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, annals by Feb. 19, sum points formed on 25 points for a first-place opinion by one indicate for a 25th-place opinion and final week’s ranking:
Others receiving votes: VCU 39, Northwestern 25, Iowa State 22, South Carolina 12, Southern Cal 10, Dayton 9, Middle Tennessee 8, Oklahoma State 7, Minnesota 5, Miami 2, Monmouth 2, Michigan 1, Vermont 1, Virginia Tech 1.