MBB Week 3: Purdue, Arizona soar into top five after MTE victories

A busy Feast Week in men’s basketball sees a shakeup at the top of the polls. Phil Knight Legacy winners Purdue rise 17 spots to No. 5, while Maui Invitational winners Arizona rise 9 spots to No. 3.

RankTeamPointsTrend
1 19 Houston733
25 Texas685+2
34 Arizona654+9
41 Virginia634+2
51 Purdue599+17
6Creighton515+5
7Baylor513
8Kansas493-5
9UConn470+11
10Indiana454
11Arkansas453-3
12Alabama402+6
13Gonzaga401-8
14Tennessee352+9
15Auburn330
16North Carolina327-15
17Duke315-8
18Illinois312-4
19Kentucky247-6
20UCLA212-3
21Michigan State204-5
22Maryland113+2
23Iowa State87NR
24San Diego State66-5
25Ohio State48NR
Italicized numbers to the left of school names signify number of first-place votes

New entrants: Iowa State (23), Ohio State (25)

Dropped out: Texas Tech (21), Iowa (25)

Receiving votes: TCU (25), Iowa (19), Saint Mary’s (17), Mississippi State (14), Texas Tech (13), Wisconsin (11), UNLV (8), Michigan (7), Arizona State (4), Charleston (4), Washington (3), Oklahoma (2), Xavier (2), Miami (FL) (1), Utah State (1)

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

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