The Wyoming Cowboys (13-2, 2-0 Mountain West) and the Colorado State Rams (14-1, 1-1 Mountain West) are the only two Mountain West teams that received votes in the latest Associated Press top 25 poll.
With their 31 votes, the Rams are ranked No. 32 behind Temple and TCU. And with their 11 votes, the Cowboys are ranked No. 36 behind Washington.
The San Diego State Aztecs (11-4, 1-1 Mountain West) recently fell out of the AP top 25 for the first time in 23 polls. Now, after sustaining a very bad loss at Fresno State, the Aztecs didn't receive any votes.
CSU is tied for No. 26, SDSU is tied for No. 32 and Wyoming is tied for No. 41 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
There are lots of top-25 newcomers, this week: No. 19 Seton Hall, No. 20 VCU, No. 23 Arkansas and No. 25 Old Dominion. The Virginia Cavaliers remained No. 3 despite its near-loss at Miami last week. The top five remains the same as last week.
AP Top 25
|1.||Kentucky Wildcats (64)||13-0||1600||1|
|2.||Duke Blue Devils||13-0||1535||2|
|13.||Notre Dame Fighting Irish||14-1||775||14|
|14.||West Virginia Mountaineers||13-1||712||17|
|15.||Wichita State Shockers||12-1||686||16|
|17.||Iowa State Cyclones||10-2||663||9|
|18.||North Carolina Tar Heels||11-3||591||19|
|19.||Seton Hall Pirates||12-2||448||NR|
|20.||Virginia Commonwealth Rams||11-3||311||27|
|22.||Ohio State Buckeyes||12-3||184||20|
|24.||St. John's Red Storm||11-3||92||15|
|25.||Old Dominion Monarchs||12-1||80||30|
Others Receiving Votes: Northern Iowa 72, Iowa 63, Butler 53, LSU 50,
George Washington 39, TCU 33, Temple 33, Colorado State 31, Stanford 29,
South Carolina 16, Washington 13, Wyoming 11, Indiana 9, Oklahoma State 9,
Georgetown 7, Cincinnati 6, Dayton 5, BYU 3, Xavier 2, Hofstra 1, Davidson 1