MBB Week 4: Preseason No. 1 North Carolina drops out of rankings

After starting the season atop the rankings, North Carolina is out of the Top 25 following four consecutive losses. The Tar Heels are the top team in the receiving votes category.

RankTeamPointsTrend
1 14 Houston540
27 Texas532
3Virginia491+1
41 Purdue485+1
5UConn427+4
6Arkansas400+5
7Kansas393+1
8Arizona377-5
9Alabama370+3
10Tennessee338+4
11Baylor305-4
12Duke267+5
13Auburn265+2
14Maryland261+8
15Indiana258-5
16Kentucky203+3
17Gonzaga197-4
18UCLA196+2
19Creighton189-13
20Illinois175-2
21Iowa State130+2
22San Diego State61+2
23Mississippi State55NR
24TCU46NR
25UNLV32NR
Italicized numbers to the left of school names signify number of first-place votes

New entrants: Mississippi State (23), TCU (24), UNLV (25)

Dropped out: North Carolina (16), Michigan State (21), Ohio State (25)

Receiving votes: North Carolina (27), Miami (FL) (26), Ohio State (22), Arizona State (16), Iowa (14), Charleston (10), Rutgers (8), Wisconsin (6), Michigan (5), Michigan State (5), New Mexico (5), Virginia Tech (3), Utah State (3), Northwestern (3), Saint Louis (3), Indiana State (1), Marquette (1)

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

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