NCAA Division I Team Rankings

Associated Press Top 25 Rankings For Week 18 (Mar 13, 2017)

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Pvs Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
1    Villanova Wildcats (59) 31-3 Big East 15-3 1st 1619 +102 2 Mar 13, 2017, #1 Jan 30, 2017, #4 73
Previous Week: v. St. John's (3/09/17, W 108-67), v. Seton Hall (3/10/17, W 55-53), v. Creighton (3/11/17, W 74-60)
Current Week: v. Mount St. Mary's (3/16/17, W 76-56), v. Wisconsin (3/18/17, L 62-65)
2    Gonzaga Bulldogs (6) 32-1 WCC 17-1 1st 1520 +90 4 Feb 20, 2017, #1 Nov 14, 2016, #14 19
Previous Week: v. Santa Clara (3/06/17, W 77-68), v. Saint Mary's (3/07/17, W 74-56)
Current Week: v. South Dakota State (3/16/17, W 66-46), v. Northwestern (3/18/17, W 79-73)
3    Kansas Jayhawks 28-4 Big 12 16-2 1st 1479 -140 1 Mar 6, 2017, #1 Nov 14, 2016, #7 161
Previous Week: v. Texas Christian (3/09/17, L 82-85)
Current Week: v. UC Davis (3/17/17, W 100-62), v. Michigan State (3/19/17, W 90-70)
4    Arizona Wildcats 30-4 Pac-12 16-2 1st 1427 +175 7 Mar 13, 2017, #4 Dec 5, 2016, #20 97
Previous Week: v. Colorado (3/09/17, W 92-78), v. UCLA (3/10/17, W 86-75), @ Oregon (3/11/17, W 80-83)
Current Week: v. North Dakota (3/16/17, W 100-82), v. Saint Mary's (3/18/17, W 69-60)
5    Kentucky Wildcats 29-5 SEC 16-2 1st 1276 +94 8 Nov 28, 2016, #1 Feb 6, 2017, #15 57
Previous Week: v. Georgia (3/10/17, W 71-60), v. Alabama (3/11/17, W 79-74), v. Arkansas (3/12/17, W 82-65)
Current Week: v. Northern Kentucky (3/17/17, W 79-70), v. Wichita State (3/19/17, W 65-62)
6    North Carolina Tar Heels 27-7 ACC 14-4 1st 1256 -35 6 Nov 28, 2016, #3 Jan 2, 2017, #14 61
Previous Week: v. Miami (FL) (3/09/17, W 78-53), v. Duke (3/10/17, L 83-93)
Current Week: v. Texas Southern (3/17/17, W 103-64), v. Arkansas (3/19/17, W 72-65)
7    Duke Blue Devils 27-8 ACC 11-7 6th 1251 +584 14 Nov 14, 2016, #1 Jan 30, 2017, #21 24
Previous Week: v. Clemson (3/08/17, W 79-72), @ Louisville (3/09/17, W 77-81), @ North Carolina (3/10/17, W 83-93), @ Notre Dame (3/11/17, W 69-75)
Current Week: v. Troy (3/17/17, W 87-65), v. South Carolina (3/19/17, L 81-88)
8    UCLA Bruins 29-4 Pac-12 15-3 3rd 1208 -279 3 Dec 26, 2016, #2 Nov 14, 2016, #16 19
Previous Week: v. USC (3/09/17, W 76-74), @ Arizona (3/10/17, L 86-75)
Current Week: v. Kent State (3/17/17, W 97-80), v. Cincinnati (3/19/17, W 79-67)
9    Oregon Ducks 29-5 Pac-12 16-2 1st 1196 -168 5 Nov 14, 2016, #4 Dec 5, 2016, #24 27
Previous Week: v. Arizona State (3/09/17, W 80-57), v. California (3/10/17, W 73-65), v. Arizona (3/11/17, L 80-83)
Current Week: v. Iona (3/17/17, W 93-77), v. Rhode Island (3/19/17, W 75-72)
10    Louisville Cardinals 24-8 ACC 12-6 2nd 983 -64 10 Feb 6, 2017, #4 Jan 9, 2017, #14 35
Previous Week: v. Duke (3/09/17, L 77-81)
Current Week: v. Jacksonville State (3/17/17, W 78-63), v. Michigan (3/19/17, L 69-73)
11    Southern Methodist Mustangs 30-4 AAC 17-1 1st 953 +104 12 Mar 13, 2017, #11 Feb 6, 2017, #25 6
Previous Week: v. East Carolina (3/10/17, W 81-77), v. UCF (3/11/17, W 70-59), v. Cincinnati (3/12/17, W 71-56)
Current Week: v. USC (3/17/17, L 65-66)
12    Baylor Bears 25-7 Big 12 12-6 2nd 861 -223 9 Jan 9, 2017, #1 Nov 21, 2016, #20 17
Previous Week: v. Kansas State (3/09/17, L 64-70)
Current Week: v. New Mexico State (3/17/17, W 91-73), v. USC (3/19/17, W 82-78)
13    West Virginia Mountaineers 26-8 Big 12 12-6 2nd 844 -114 11 Jan 30, 2017, #7 Nov 28, 2016, #25 35
Previous Week: v. Texas (3/09/17, W 63-53), v. Kansas State (3/10/17, W 51-50), v. Iowa State (3/11/17, L 74-80)
Current Week: v. Bucknell (3/16/17, W 86-80), v. Notre Dame (3/18/17, W 83-71)
14    Notre Dame Fighting Irish 25-9 ACC 12-6 2nd 684 +290 22 Mar 13, 2017, #14 Feb 13, 2017, #25 5
Previous Week: v. Virginia (3/09/17, W 71-58), @ Florida State (3/10/17, W 73-77), v. Duke (3/11/17, L 69-75)
Current Week: v. Princeton (3/16/17, W 60-58), @ West Virginia (3/18/17, L 83-71)
15    Purdue Boilermakers 25-7 Big Ten 14-4 1st 654 -185 13 Mar 6, 2017, #13 Jan 30, 2017, #23 38
Previous Week: v. Michigan (3/10/17, L 70-74)
Current Week: v. Vermont (3/16/17, W 80-70), v. Iowa State (3/18/17, W 80-76)
16    Florida State Seminoles 25-8 ACC 12-6 2nd 570 -61 16 Jan 23, 2017, #6 Nov 21, 2016, #25 14
Previous Week: v. Virginia Tech (3/09/17, W 74-68), v. Notre Dame (3/10/17, L 73-77)
Current Week: v. Florida Gulf Coast (3/16/17, W 86-80), v. Xavier (3/18/17, L 66-91)
17    Iowa State Cyclones 23-10 Big 12 12-6 2nd 562 +415 23 Mar 13, 2017, #17 Dec 5, 2016, #25 3
Previous Week: v. Oklahoma State (3/09/17, W 92-83), v. Texas Christian (3/10/17, W 84-63), @ West Virginia (3/11/17, W 74-80)
Current Week: v. Nevada (3/16/17, W 84-73), @ Purdue (3/18/17, L 80-76)
18    Cincinnati Bearcats 29-5 AAC 16-2 2nd 522 -112 15 Feb 6, 2017, #11 Dec 12, 2016, #25 15
Previous Week: v. Tulsa (3/10/17, W 80-61), v. Connecticut (3/11/17, W 81-71), @ Southern Methodist (3/12/17, L 71-56)
Current Week: v. Kansas State (3/17/17, W 75-61), @ UCLA (3/19/17, L 79-67)
19    Wichita State Shockers 30-4 MVC 17-1 1st 438 +37 20 Mar 13, 2017, #19 Feb 20, 2017, #25 4
Previous Week:
Current Week: @ Dayton (3/17/17, W 58-64), @ Kentucky (3/19/17, L 65-62)
20    Florida Gators 24-8 SEC 14-4 2nd 390 -227 17 Feb 27, 2017, #12 Jan 23, 2017, #25 12
Previous Week: v. Vanderbilt (3/10/17, L 62-72)
Current Week: v. East Tennessee State (3/16/17, W 80-65), v. Virginia (3/18/17, W 65-39)
21    Butler Bulldogs 23-8 Big East 12-6 2nd 361 -177 18 Jan 23, 2017, #11 Feb 13, 2017, #24 16
Previous Week: v. Xavier (3/09/17, L 57-62)
Current Week: v. Winthrop (3/16/17, W 76-64), v. Middle Tennessee State (3/18/17, W 74-65)
22    Saint Mary's Gaels 28-4 WCC 16-2 2nd 305 -151 19 Dec 5, 2016, #12 Jan 16, 2017, #23 19
Previous Week: v. Brigham Young (3/06/17, W 81-50), @ Gonzaga (3/07/17, L 74-56)
Current Week: v. VCU (3/16/17, W 85-77), @ Arizona (3/18/17, L 69-60)
23    Michigan Wolverines 24-11 Big Ten 10-8 5th 254 +238 N/A Mar 13, 2017, #23 Nov 21, 2016, #25 1
Previous Week: v. Illinois (3/09/17, W 75-55), @ Purdue (3/10/17, W 70-74), @ Minnesota (3/11/17, W 77-84), @ Wisconsin (3/12/17, W 56-71)
Current Week: v. Oklahoma State (3/17/17, W 92-91), @ Louisville (3/19/17, W 69-73)
24    Virginia Cavaliers 22-10 ACC 11-7 6th 240 -160 21 Nov 28, 2016, #6 Mar 13, 2017, #24 64
Previous Week: v. Pittsburgh (3/08/17, W 75-63), @ Notre Dame (3/09/17, L 71-58)
Current Week: v. UNC Wilmington (3/16/17, W 76-71), @ Florida (3/18/17, L 65-39)
25    Wisconsin Badgers 25-9 Big Ten 12-6 2nd 153 +14 24 Feb 6, 2017, #7 Mar 13, 2017, #25 19
Previous Week: v. Indiana (3/10/17, W 70-60), v. Northwestern (3/11/17, W 76-48), v. Michigan (3/12/17, L 56-71)
Current Week: v. Virginia Tech (3/16/17, W 84-74), @ Villanova (3/18/17, W 62-65)

Other Teams Receiving Votes

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders 30-4 C-USA 17-1 1st 37 +9 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Texas-San Antonio (3/09/17, W 86-70), v. UTEP (3/10/17, W 82-56), v. Marshall (3/11/17, W 83-72)
Current Week: @ Minnesota (3/16/17, W 72-81), @ Butler (3/18/17, L 74-65)
Minnesota Gophers 24-9 Big Ten 11-7 4th 20 -2 Jan 9, 2017, #24 Jan 9, 2017, #24 Jan 9, 2017, #24
Previous Week: v. Michigan State (3/10/17, W 63-58), v. Michigan (3/11/17, L 77-84)
Current Week: v. Middle Tennessee State (3/16/17, L 72-81)
Rhode Island Rams 24-9 A-10 13-5 4th 13 +13 Nov 28, 2016, #21 Nov 28, 2016, #21 Nov 21, 2016, #23
Previous Week: v. St. Bonaventure (3/10/17, W 74-63), v. Davidson (3/11/17, W 84-60), @ VCU (3/12/17, W 63-70)
Current Week: @ Creighton (3/17/17, W 72-84), @ Oregon (3/19/17, L 75-72)
Creighton Bluejays 25-9 Big East 10-8 3rd 11 +10 Feb 20, 2017, #23 Jan 16, 2017, #7 Feb 20, 2017, #23
Previous Week: @ Providence (3/09/17, W 58-70), v. Xavier (3/10/17, W 75-72), @ Villanova (3/11/17, L 74-60)
Current Week: v. Rhode Island (3/17/17, L 72-84)
Oklahoma State Cowboys 20-12 Big 12 9-9 5th 8 -15 Feb 16, 2015, #22 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Iowa State (3/09/17, L 92-83)
Current Week: @ Michigan (3/17/17, L 92-91)
Iowa Hawkeyes 18-14 Big Ten 10-8 5th 8 +8 Mar 14, 2016, #25 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Indiana (3/09/17, L 73-95)
Current Week: v. South Dakota (3/15/17, W 87-75), v. Texas Christian (3/19/17, L 92-94)
Princeton Tigers 23-6 Ivy 14-0 1st 5 +4 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Pennsylvania (3/11/17, W 72-64), v. Yale (3/12/17, W 71-59)
Current Week: @ Notre Dame (3/16/17, L 60-58)
Nevada Wolf Pack 28-6 MWC 14-4 1st 5 +5 Mar 12, 2007, #15 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Utah State (3/09/17, W 83-69), v. Fresno State (3/10/17, W 83-72), v. Colorado State (3/11/17, W 79-71)
Current Week: @ Iowa State (3/16/17, L 84-73)
Vermont Catamounts 29-5 AM East 16-0 1st 4 +1 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. New Hampshire (3/06/17, W 74-41), v. Albany (3/11/17, W 56-53)
Current Week: @ Purdue (3/16/17, L 80-70)
Virginia Tech Hokies 22-10 ACC 10-8 8th 3 +3 Jan 2, 2017, #21 Jan 2, 2017, #21 Jan 2, 2017, #21
Previous Week: v. Wake Forest (3/08/17, W 99-90), @ Florida State (3/09/17, L 74-68)
Current Week: @ Wisconsin (3/16/17, L 84-74)
Seton Hall Pirates 21-11 Big East 10-8 3rd 2 -7 Mar 14, 2016, #20 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Marquette (3/09/17, W 76-82), @ Villanova (3/10/17, L 55-53)
Current Week: @ Arkansas (3/17/17, L 77-71)
Northwestern Wildcats 23-11 Big Ten 10-8 5th 1 +1 Jan 30, 2017, #25 Jan 30, 2017, #25 Jan 30, 2017, #25
Previous Week: v. Rutgers (3/09/17, W 83-61), @ Maryland (3/10/17, W 64-72), @ Wisconsin (3/11/17, L 76-48)
Current Week: v. Vanderbilt (3/16/17, W 68-66), @ Gonzaga (3/18/17, L 79-73)
VCU Rams 26-8 A-10 14-4 3rd 1 -1 Mar 16, 2015, #25 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. George Mason (3/10/17, W 71-60), v. Richmond (3/11/17, W 87-77), v. Rhode Island (3/12/17, L 63-70)
Current Week: @ Saint Mary's (3/16/17, L 85-77)
Arkansas Razorbacks 25-9 SEC 12-6 3rd 1 -1 Mar 16, 2015, #21 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Ole Miss (3/10/17, W 73-72), v. Vanderbilt (3/11/17, W 76-62), @ Kentucky (3/12/17, L 82-65)
Current Week: v. Seton Hall (3/17/17, W 77-71), @ North Carolina (3/19/17, L 72-65)

Teams New Into Rankings

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
23    Michigan Wolverines 24-11 Big Ten 10-8 5th 254 +238 Mar 13, 2017, #23 Nov 21, 2016, #25 1
Previous Week: v. Illinois (3/09/17, W 75-55), @ Purdue (3/10/17, W 70-74), @ Minnesota (3/11/17, W 77-84), @ Wisconsin (3/12/17, W 56-71)
Current Week: v. Oklahoma State (3/17/17, W 92-91), @ Louisville (3/19/17, W 69-73)

Rankings By Conference

Conference # Teams Teams
ACC 6 #6 North Carolina Tar Heels, #7 Duke Blue Devils, #10 Louisville Cardinals, #14 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, #16 Florida State Seminoles, #24 Virginia Cavaliers
Big 12 4 #3 Kansas Jayhawks, #12 Baylor Bears, #13 West Virginia Mountaineers, #17 Iowa State Cyclones
Big Ten 3 #15 Purdue Boilermakers, #23 Michigan Wolverines, #25 Wisconsin Badgers
Pac-12 3 #4 Arizona Wildcats, #8 UCLA Bruins, #9 Oregon Ducks
AAC 2 #11 Southern Methodist Mustangs, #18 Cincinnati Bearcats
Big East 2 #1 Villanova Wildcats, #21 Butler Bulldogs
SEC 2 #5 Kentucky Wildcats, #20 Florida Gators
WCC 2 #2 Gonzaga Bulldogs, #22 Saint Mary's Gaels
MVC 1 #19 Wichita State Shockers