The UNLV Runnin' Rebels claimed the biggest upset win of the year by knocking off then-No.1 North Carolina Tar Heels 90-80, and with that victory they enter the USA Today coaches poll at No. 20 and the AP poll at No. 18.
The San Diego St. Aztecs are approaching the top 25 and are receiving votes and could enter the polls next week. The New Mexico Lobos have been a disappointment so far and have already lost games to New Mexico State and Santa Clara.