MBB Week 5: UConn takes No. 1 spot in rankings

With last week’s top two teams losing, the new No. 1 team in men’s basketball is the undefeated UConn Huskies. UConn won at Florida and at home against LIU last week by a combined 74 points.

RankTeamPointsTrend
1 9 UConn542+2
26 Virginia539+1
35 Purdue535+1
41 Alabama494+5
51 Houston476-4
6Arkansas453
71 Texas430-5
8Arizona413
9Tennessee396+1
10Kansas390-3
11Duke345+1
12Baylor292-1
13Kentucky259+3
14UCLA254+4
15Gonzaga248+2
16Indiana232-1
17Auburn166-4
18Mississippi State153+5
19Maryland147-5
20Illinois120
21Wisconsin106NR
22TCU102+2
23Ohio State74NR
24Virginia Tech53NR
25UNLV46
Italicized numbers to the left of school names signify number of first-place votes

New entrants: Wisconsin (21), Ohio State (23), Virginia Tech (24)

Dropped out: Creighton (19), Iowa State (21), San Diego State (22)

Receiving votes: Miami (FL) (44), Arizona State (34), Iowa State (25), Memphis (22), Charleston (20), Marquette (10), Creighton (9), New Mexico (9), Northwestern (7), Michigan (5), San Diego State (5), Utah State (4), Texas Tech (4), West Virginia (4), Iowa (3), St. John’s (2), Xavier (2), Saint Mary’s (1)

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

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