Steve Dykes-US PRESSWIRE
The latest college basketball rankings feature two Mountain West teams in San Diego State and UNLV. 12-0 Wyoming is still not ranked, and New Mexico fell off the map after losing to South Dakota State.
The latest AP top 25 basketball poll is out, and the Mountain West has a pair of ranked teams in San Diego State who is No. 17 and UNLV is No. 20 in the AP poll. Both the Aztecs and Rebels each moved up one spot.
The big surprise is that New Mexico who was ranked No. 16, but fell completely out of the rankings, plus earned no votes after falling to South Dakota State. Then there is the Wyoming Cowboys, who despite being 12-0 and have wins over
In the coaches poll, San Diego State dropped one spot to No. 16, while UNLV moved up to No. 17. New Mexico also fell out of the coaches poll after losing to South Dakota State. Wyoming is also receiving votes, as is Colorado State who earned just one vote.
Not sure what it takes for Wyoming to get ranked as they are just one of five teams that are undefeated, it is likely due to their strength of schedule which is not the best. However they do have a handful of solid wins over Denver, Colorado and Southern Illinois. It will likely will a few more wins for Wyoming to get ranked.
Here is the complete top AP 25:
|Team (First-place votes)||2012-13 Record||Pts|
|1. Duke (63)||11-0||1,623|
|2. Michigan (2)||12-0||1,551|
|10. Ohio State||9-2||965|
|17. San Deigo State||11-1||557|
|19. Michigan State||11-2||416|
|21. Notre Dame||12-1||337|
|22. Oklahoma State||10-1||318|
|23. North Carolina State||9-2||264|
|25. Kansas State||9-2||152|
Others receiving votes: New Mexico 66, Kentucky 37, Temple 36, Wyoming 28, Virginia Commonwealth 16, North Carolina 16, Wichita State 11, Maryland 7, Oregon 6, Connecticut 6
Here is the coaches poll:
|1||Duke Blue Devils||774|
|10||Ohio St. Buckeyes||480|
|14||Minnesota Golden Gophers||345|
|15||Illinois Fighting Illini||330|
|16||San Diego St. Aztecs||327|
|19||Michigan St. Spartans||207|
|20||Notre Dame Fighting Irish||181|
|22||Oklahoma St. Cowboys||129|
|25||N.C. State Wolfpack||87|
Others receiving votes: New Mexico 62, North Carolina 34, Kansas State 22, Virginia Commonwealth 22, Wyoming 20, Connecticut 6, Oregon 6, Temple 5, Maryland 3, Colorado 3, Wichita State 3, Colorado State 1