The AP poll was released this morning and aagain the Mountain West has three teams ranked while the Big East is not in the top 25 and the first sighting is Rutgers in the others receiving votes category at 30. The Big East should just make a dice representing all nine teams and what ever team shows up is the league champion.
Of the 54 teams receiving votes the Mountain West plays nine of these teams with four of those in the top 25. The order of the MWC teams are in the same order between TCU, Utah, and BYU, but in this poll BYU is ranked a little higher at 20 compared to their 24th ranking in the coaches poll.
2009 AP Poll
Others Receiving VotesOregon State 122, Illinois 105, Pittsburgh 103, Michigan State 100, Rutgers 83, Texas Tech 76, West Virginia 57, Cincinnati 44, Clemson 42, Miami (FL) 40, East Carolina 30, Tennessee 15, Arizona 13, North Carolina State 10, Boston College 9, CENTRL MICHIGAN 7, Auburn 7, UCLA 7, Northwestern 5, South Florida 3, Southern Miss 3, Vanderbilt 3, Missouri 3, South Carolina 2, Nevada 1, Arkansas 1, Houston 1, TROY 1, Tulsa 1.