Kentucky Keeps Winning but Still Drops in Top 25

 

The Kentucky Wildcats have won 3 consecutive games but dropped another spot on the Coaches Poll from 23 to 22 and are still not ranked in the AP.

Here are this week’s rankings:

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Duke (62) 9-0 1,622
2 Michigan (3) 11-0 1,543
3 Syracuse 9-0 1,465
4 Arizona 8-0 1,371
5 Louisville 9-1 1,362
6 Indiana 9-1 1,321
7 Ohio State 8-1 1,249
8 Florida 7-1 1,163
9 Kansas 8-1 1,110
10 Illinois 12-0 1,044
11 Cincinnati 10-0 967
12 Missouri 8-1 886
13 Minnesota 11-1 730
14 Gonzaga 10-1 710
15 Georgetown 9-1 579
16 New Mexico 11-0 548
17 Creighton 10-1 530
18 San Diego State 8-1 493
19 Butler 8-2 361
20 Michigan State 9-2 343
21 UNLV 8-1 315
22 Notre Dame 9-1 291
23 North Carolina 8-2 256
24 Oklahoma State 8-1 244
25 North Carolina State 7-2 198
  • Others receiving votes: Oregon 176, Pittsburgh 158, Kentucky 41, Wyoming 14, Marquette 8, Virginia Commonwealth 7, Wichita State 6, Connecticut 4, Murray State 4, Miami (FL) 3, Maryland 2, Bucknell 1
RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS FIRST PLACE VOTES PREVIOUS RANK
1

Duke

9-0 774 30 2
2

Michigan

11-0 743 1 3
3

Syracuse

11-0 695 0 4
4

Louisville

9-1 640 0 6
5

Arizona

8-0 632 0 8
6

Indiana

9-1 627 0 1
7

Ohio St.

8-1 595 0 7
8

Kansas

8-1 552 0 9
9

Florida

7-1 532 0 5
10

Illinois

12-0 482 0 10
11

Cincinnati

10-0 460 0 12
12

Missouri

8-1 451 0 11
13

Creighton

10-1 351 0 13
14

Gonzaga

10-1 339 0 14
15

San Diego St.

8-1 296 0 15
16

Minnesota

11-1 273 0 16
17

New Mexico

11-0 219 0 20
18

UNLV

8-1 216 0 17
19

Michigan St.

9-2 187 0 19
19

North Carolina

8-2 187 0 18
21

Georgetown

9-1 180 0 21
22

Notre Dame

9-1 125 0 24
23

Kentucky

7-3 98 0 22
24

Oklahoma St.

8-1 94 0 23
25

Butler

8-2 89 0 NR
Schools Dropped Out
No. 25 North Carolina State (7-2).
Others Receiving Votes
North Carolina State 84; Pittsburgh 74; Oregon 45; Virginia Commonwealth 11; Wyoming 8; Connecticut 6; Wichita State 5; Murray State 3; Oklahoma 2.
List of Voters
The USA TODAY Sports Board of Coaches is made up of 31 head coaches at Division I institutions. All are members of the National Association of Basketball Coaches. The board for the 2012-13 season: Tommy Amaker, Harvard; Tevester Anderson, Jackson State; Ronnie Arrow, South Alabama; Randy Bennett, Saint Mary””s; Eddie Biedenbach, North Carolina-Asheville; Jim Boeheim, Syracuse; Rick Byrd, Belmont; Tim Cluess, Iona; Keith Dambrot, Akron; Steve Donahue, Boston College; Scott Drew, Baylor; Matt Driscoll, North Florida; Steve Fisher, San Diego State; Bruiser Flint, Drexel; Tim Floyd, Texas-El Paso; Mark Fox, Georgia; Ben Jacobson, Northern Iowa; Rob Jeter, Wisconsin-Milwaukee; Mike McConathy, Northwestern State; Bob McKillop, Davidson; Ron Fang Mitchell, Coppin State; Matt Painter, Purdue; Dave Paulsen, Bucknell; Saul Phillips, North Dakota State; Steve Pikiell, Stony Brook; Randy Rahe, Weber State; Herb Sendek, Arizona State; Shaka Smart, Virginia Commonwealth; Andrew Toole, Robert Morris; DonVerlin, Idaho; Bob Williams, UC-Santa Barbara.
  • http://www.freedomtosave.com/ BettyBlue

    We’ll get back into the poll after we beat Louisville