MBB Week 7: Houston reclaims No. 1 following UConn, Purdue losses

A pair of upsets by Xavier over UConn and Rutgers over Purdue sees Houston reclaiming the top spot in the men’s basketball rankings, while six new teams enter the rankings.

RankTeamPointsTrend
1 8 Houston379+1
25 Purdue373
31 Kansas365+1
T-42 UConn356-3
T-4Arizona356+1
6Texas297+1
7Alabama295+2
8Tennessee285+2
9UCLA273+2
10Gonzaga253-2
11Virginia229-5
12Miami (FL)223+10
13Arkansas202-5
14TCU157+6
15Indiana144+3
T-16Wisconsin143+3
T-16Duke143-3
18Xavier131NR
19Baylor129-6
20Missouri95NR
21New Mexico86NR
22Auburn75+1
23Iowa State45NR
24Charleston42NR
25Ohio State30NR
Italicized numbers to the left of school names signify number of first-place votes

New entrants: Xavier (18), Missouri (20), New Mexico (21), Iowa State (23), Charleston (24), Ohio State (25)

Dropped out: Mississippi State (15), Kentucky (16), Illinois (17), Virginia Tech (21), Arizona State (24), Marquette (25)

Receiving votes: LSU (25), Kentucky (15), Marquette (11), Rutgers (11), Saint Mary’s (8), San Diego State (7), Florida Atlantic (4), Kansas State (4), West Virginia (3), Texas Tech (2), Providence (2), Kent State (2)

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

(Image credit: Dknights411, CC BY-SA 4.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

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