MBB Week 9: Four teams split No. 1 votes; UConn falls to No. 15

A weekend full of upsets sees the top four tighten up, while five new teams enter the rankings. Last week’s No. 4, UConn, falls 11 spots to No. 15.

RankTeamPointsTrend
1 11 Houston534
28 Kansas527
31 Purdue506
42 Alabama493+1
5UCLA458+3
6Texas433+3
7Gonzaga390+3
8Tennessee382-2
9Xavier376+4
10Virginia346+2
11Arizona304-4
12Iowa State301+5
13TCU274+3
14Kansas State263
15UConn207-11
16Auburn188+6
17Miami (FL)169-2
18Marquette160NR
19Clemson135NR
20Charleston126+1
21Baylor106+4
22Providence90+1
23Rutgers90NR
24Florida Atlantic63NR
25Saint Mary’s62NR
Italicized numbers to the left of school names signify number of first-place votes

New entrants: Marquette (18), Clemson (19), Rutgers (23), Florida Atlantic (24), Saint Mary’s (25)

Dropped out: Arkansas (11), Wisconsin (18), Missouri (19), Duke (20), Indiana (24)

Receiving votes: Arkansas (43), North Carolina State (32), Illinois (27), New Mexico (19), Arizona State (16), San Diego State (6), Boise State (5), Indiana (4), Creighton (4), North Carolina (3), St. John’s (3), Kent State (2), Ohio State (1), Iowa (1), Kentucky (1)

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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