AP Top 25: Pittsburgh (Finally) and Creighton Drop Out

    
January 2nd, 2012
AP Top 25 - January 2nd, 2011 - Syracuse remains #1 for the fourth straight week, although Kentucky still has 5 first-place votes. Creighton (who lost at home to Missouri St) and Pittsburgh (free-falling) dropped out of the Top 25, replaced by Kansas St and Gonzaga. Louisville, who lost twice, only drop to 11th, while Georgetown moves into the Top 10 at 9th.

1 Syracuse (60) 15-0 1,618
2 Kentucky (5) 13-1 1,554
3 North Carolina 13-2 1,451
4 Baylor 13-0 1,389
5 Duke 12-1 1,354
6 Ohio State 13-2 1,277
7 Missouri 13-0 1,255
8 Connecticut 12-1 1,199
9 Georgetown 12-1 1,072
10 Michigan State 13-2 992
11 Louisville 12-2 977
12 Indiana 13-1 974
13 Florida 11-3 753
14 Kansas 10-3 663
15 Mississippi State 13-2 644
16 Michigan 12-2 641
17 UNLV 15-2 611
18 Wisconsin 12-3 506
19 Murray State 14-0 454
20 Marquette 12-2 447
21 Virginia 12-1 292
22 Harvard 12-1 269
23 Kansas State 11-1 229
24 San Diego State 12-2 196
25 Gonzaga 11-2 121

 

Others receiving votes:

Creighton 86, Ohio 28, Stanford 12, Vanderbilt 8, Xavier 8, Pittsburgh 8, Purdue 6, Saint Louis 6, New Mexico 6, Cincinnati 6, Texas A&M 4, Saint Mary's 3, Seton Hall 2, California 2, Alabama 1, Wagner 1

Dropped from rankings:

Creighton 21, Pittsburgh 22