Men's basketball moves to No. 2 in latest AP poll
Men's basketball jumped from No. 4 to No. 2 in the latest AP poll released Monday, after a week in which the top three ranked teams suffered defeats.
Then-No. 1 Villanova was upset by St. Johns on Wednesday, then-No. 2 Virginia fell to in-state foe Virginia Tech on Saturday and then-No. 3 Purdue lost a close battle with the Spartans over the weekend, a few days after blowing a double-digit second half lead to then-No. 14 Ohio State.
The Buckeyes are the only other Big Ten team to rise in the rankings, going to No. 8 Boilermakers fell three spots No. 6 and the Wolverines fell to No. 22.
The complete rankings are as follows:
7. Texas Tech
8. Ohio State
15. Saint Mary's (Cal)
16. Rhode Island
19. Wichita State
20. West Virginia
21. Texas A&M
22. University of Michigan
25. Arizona State