This week, the AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll saw a shakeup as 17 ranked teams suffered at least one loss. Despite this, UConn and Purdue remained at No. 1 and No. 2 respectively, holding onto their positions for a fifth week in a row.
Marquette rose three spots to No. 4 after taking advantage of the losses suffered by other top-ranked teams, including Kansas, North Carolina, and Tennessee. Iowa State also moved up four spots to No. 10 after winning several key games against these teams.
Arizona made a comeback to rejoin the top 5 in the poll after winning seven of their last eight games in Pac-12 play. Indiana State appeared in the rankings for the first time since the late 1970s, listed at No. 23 after wins over Valpo and Missouri State.
In the AP Top 25, UConn holds the top spot followed by Purdue at No. 2 with Houston ranking at No. 3 and Marquette at No.4 . Arizona is now at No.5 while Kansas, North Carolina, Tennessee, Duke are just outside of the top ten rankings . Teams receiving votes include Utah St., Colorado St., Texas Tech, San Diego St among others