MBB Week 2: Houston takes top spot, Texas, Virginia surge at Feast Week heats up

A busy week in college basketball sees a new No. 1, with Houston taking the top spot following Gonzaga’s loss at Texas. The Longhorns rise 7 spots to No. 4, the second-highest risers this week behind new No. 6 Virginia.

RankTeamPointsTrend
1 8 Houston622+1
212 North Carolina617+1
33 Kansas577+2
42 Texas545+7
51 Gonzaga519-4
6Virginia479+9
7Baylor438-1
8Arkansas437+1
9Duke422-2
10Indiana390+2
11Creighton385-1
12Arizona318+1
13Kentucky312-9
14Illinois309+6
15Auburn305-1
16Michigan State283NR
17UCLA273-9
18Alabama247-2
19San Diego State195-1
20UConn117NR
21Texas Tech115+1
22Purdue95+2
23Tennessee91-2
24Maryland73NR
25Iowa61NR
Italicized numbers to the left of school names signify number of first-place votes

New entrants: Michigan State (16), UConn (20), Maryland (24), Iowa (25)

Dropped out: TCU (17), Michigan (19), Dayton (23), Villanova (25)

Receiving votes: Saint Mary’s (43), Ohio State (39), TCU (38), Michigan (28), Dayton (19), San Diego (13), Miami (FL) (10), Arizona State (8), Saint Louis (4), Xavier (4), UNLV (4), Mississippi State (3), Oregon (2), Virginia Tech (2), Toledo (2), West Virginia (2), Charleston (2), Memphis (1), Towson (1)

A full breakdown of individual ballots cast by each voter can be found here.

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