MBB Week 10: Purdue takes top spot, Alabama follows at No. 2

For the first time this season, the Purdue Boilermakers are the No. 1 team in the SMP men’s basketball rankings. The Boilers won close games against Michigan State and Maryland this week, while red-hot Alabama follows closely behind at No. 2.

RankTeamPointsTrend
1 14 Purdue513+2
26 Alabama508+2
31 Houston450-2
4Tennessee427+4
5UCLA419
6Arizona407+5
7Kansas397-5
8Kansas State380+6
9Virginia366+1
10Texas347-4
11TCU299+2
12Iowa State285
13Gonzaga268-6
14Xavier262-5
15Marquette216+3
16Auburn200
17UConn161-2
18Baylor151+3
19Charleston131+1
20Miami (FL)109-3
21Florida Atlantic104+3
22Saint Mary’s100+3
23Providence77-1
24New Mexico52NR
25Clemson42-6
Italicized numbers to the left of school names signify number of first-place votes

New entrants: New Mexico (24)

Dropped out: Rutgers (23)

Receiving votes: Rutgers (33), Indiana (29), Duke (29), North Carolina State (18), San Diego State (11), Ohio State (8), Arkansas (8), Illinois (5), Creighton (5), North Carolina (2), Boise State (2), Kent State (2), Washington (1), Michigan State (1)

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

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