College basketball rankings: Creighton beats UCLA, surges into a Top 25 (and 1)
November 21, 2017 - Basketballs
Big East coaches final month picked Creighton to finish fifth in a joining behind Villanova, Seton Hall, Xavier and Providence. Seemed reasonable during a time. And, ultimately, that projection competence infer to be accurately right. But there’s no denying a Bluejays have been surprisingly considerable relations to preseason expectations so far.
But their 4-0 record is not an dull 4-0 like so many other undefeated annals opposite a nation. Creighton is 4-0 with a 92-88 highway win over a Northwestern group that was ranked 19th in a preseason AP check and a 100-89 neutral-court win over a UCLA group that was ranked 21st in a preseason AP poll. No other propagandize already has mixed victories over preseason Top 25 teams. And that’s because Creighton is now ranked 24th in a updated CBS Sports Top 25 (and one).
Creighton’s subsequent diversion is Tuesday night vs. Baylor.
So a Bluejays could theoretically arise adult Wednesday with a 5-0 record featuring 3 wins over schools that were ranked in a preseason AP check deliberation Baylor was 24th in a preseason AP poll. Scott Drew’s Bears are 4-0 and ranked 16th in a stream Top 25 (and one) after Monday’s 70-65 win over Wisconsin.
The finish Top 25 (and one) is below.