MBB Week 8: Houston, Kansas, Purdue lead rankings

This week’s men’s basketball top three remains unchanged, except for Kansas passing Purdue for No. 2. Kansas State and Providence enter this week’s poll.

RankTeamPointsTrend
1 12 Houston393
21 Kansas376+1
33 Purdue372-1
4UConn334
5Alabama332+2
6Tennessee322+2
7Arizona299-3
8UCLA294+1
9Texas284-3
10Gonzaga255
11Arkansas200+2
12Virginia199-1
13Xavier184+5
14Kansas State169NR
15Miami (FL)161-3
16TCU159-2
17Iowa State138+6
18Wisconsin104-2
19Missouri83+1
20Duke80-4
21Charleston72+3
22Auburn65
23Providence56NR
24Indiana36-9
25Baylor35-6
Italicized numbers to the left of school names signify number of first-place votes

New entrants: Kansas State (14), Providence (23)

Dropped out: New Mexico (21), Ohio State (25)

Receiving votes: New Mexico (33), Marquette (30), Rutgers (23), Saint Mary’s (23), San Diego State (19), Ohio State (14), Florida Atlantic (14), Northwestern (12), Iowa (11), Clemson (6), Pitt (4), Illinois (3), Arizona State (3), Michigan State (2), LSU (1)

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

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