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Associated Press Top 25 Rankings For Week 5 (Dec 15, 2014)

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Pvs Season Highest Season Lowest Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
1    Kentucky Wildcats (65) 11-0 SEC 2-0 1st 1625 +25 1 Dec 15, 2014, #1 Dec 15, 2014, #1 6
Previous Week: v. Columbia (12/10/14, W 56-46), v. North Carolina (12/13/14, W 84-70)
Current Week: v. UCLA (12/20/14)
2    Duke Blue Devils 8-0 ACC 0-0 2nd 1545 +27 2 Dec 15, 2014, #2 Dec 1, 2014, #4 141
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. Elon (12/15/14, W 75-62), @ Connecticut (12/18/14, W 56-66)
3    Arizona Wildcats 10-0 Pac-12 0-0 N/A 1505 +19 3 Nov 24, 2014, #2 Dec 15, 2014, #3 46
Previous Week: v. Utah Valley (12/09/14, W 87-56), v. Michigan (12/13/14, W 80-53)
Current Week: v. Oakland (12/16/14, W 101-64), @ UTEP (12/19/14, W 55-60)
4    Louisville Cardinals 9-0 ACC 0-0 4th 1349 +30 4 Dec 15, 2014, #4 Nov 3, 2014, #8 47
Previous Week: v. Indiana (12/09/14, W 94-74), v. North Carolina-Wilmington (12/14/14, W 68-57)
Current Week: @ Western Kentucky (12/20/14)
5    Wisconsin Badgers 10-1 Big Ten 0-0 N/A 1331 +15 5 Dec 1, 2014, #2 Dec 15, 2014, #5 12
Previous Week: @ Milwaukee (12/10/14, W 54-93), v. Nicholls State (12/13/14, W 86-43)
Current Week:
6    Virginia Cavaliers 9-0 ACC 0-0 3rd 1294 +9 6 Dec 15, 2014, #6 Nov 17, 2014, #9 13
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. Cleveland State (12/18/14, W 70-54), v. Harvard (12/21/14)
7    Villanova Wildcats 10-0 Big East 0-0 2nd 1215 +42 7 Dec 15, 2014, #7 Nov 24, 2014, #12 22
Previous Week: v. Illinois (12/09/14, W 73-59), v. Temple (12/14/14, W 85-62)
Current Week: v. Syracuse (12/20/14)
8    Gonzaga Bulldogs 9-1 WCC 0-0 1st 1175 +30 9 Dec 15, 2014, #8 Nov 17, 2014, #13 6
Previous Week: v. Washington State (12/10/14, W 81-66), @ UCLA (12/13/14, W 74-87)
Current Week: v. Texas Southern (12/15/14, W 94-54), v. Cal Poly (12/20/14)
9    Texas Longhorns 8-1 Big 12 0-1 12th 1154 -1 8 Dec 1, 2014, #6 Nov 17, 2014, #10 6
Previous Week: v. Texas State (12/13/14, W 59-27)
Current Week: v. Lipscomb (12/16/14, W 106-61), v. Long Beach State (12/20/14)
10    Kansas Jayhawks 8-1 Big 12 0-0 N/A 1102 +19 10 Nov 17, 2014, #5 Dec 1, 2014, #11 110
Previous Week: @ Georgetown (12/10/14, W 70-75), v. Utah (12/13/14, W 63-60)
Current Week: v. Lafayette (12/20/14)
11    Wichita State Shockers 7-1 MVC 0-0 2nd 959 +30 11 Dec 1, 2014, #8 Dec 15, 2014, #11 26
Previous Week: v. Seton Hall (12/09/14, W 77-68), @ Detroit (12/13/14, W 68-77)
Current Week: v. Alabama (12/16/14, W 53-52)
12    Ohio State Buckeyes 8-1 Big Ten 0-0 N/A 838 +30 12 Dec 15, 2014, #12 Nov 17, 2014, #20 8
Previous Week: v. High Point (12/10/14, W 97-43), v. Morehead State (12/13/14, W 87-71)
Current Week: v. North Carolina A&T (12/17/14, W 97-55), v. North Carolina (12/20/14)
13    Iowa State Cyclones 8-1 Big 12 0-0 N/A 772 +104 14 Dec 15, 2014, #13 Dec 1, 2014, #20 24
Previous Week: v. Missouri-Kansas City (12/09/14, W 73-56), @ Iowa (12/12/14, W 75-90), v. Southern (12/14/14, W 88-78)
Current Week: @ Drake (12/20/14)
14    Utah Utes 7-2 Pac-12 0-0 N/A 670 -47 13 Dec 8, 2014, #13 Dec 1, 2014, #25 3
Previous Week: @ Brigham Young (12/10/14, W 61-65), @ Kansas (12/13/14, L 63-60)
Current Week: @ UNLV (12/20/14)
15    Oklahoma Sooners 6-2 Big 12 0-0 N/A 647 +90 16 Dec 15, 2014, #15 Dec 1, 2014, #22 3
Previous Week: @ Tulsa (12/13/14, W 68-87)
Current Week: v. Oral Roberts (12/16/14, W 85-53), @ Washington (12/20/14)
16    Washington Huskies 8-0 Pac-12 0-0 N/A 598 +170 17 Dec 15, 2014, #16 Dec 8, 2014, #17 2
Previous Week: v. Eastern Washington (12/14/14, W 81-77)
Current Week: v. Grambling State (12/17/14, W 86-38), v. Oklahoma (12/20/14)
17    Maryland Terrapins 10-1 Big Ten 0-0 N/A 512 +142 19 Dec 15, 2014, #17 Dec 1, 2014, #21 3
Previous Week: v. North Carolina Central (12/10/14, W 67-56), v. USC Upstate (12/13/14, W 67-57)
Current Week: @ Oklahoma State (12/21/14)
18    Miami (FL) Hurricanes 9-1 ACC 0-0 3rd 426 +67 20 Dec 1, 2014, #15 Dec 8, 2014, #20 4
Previous Week: v. Savannah State (12/08/14, W 70-39)
Current Week: v. Eastern Kentucky (12/19/14, L 44-72)
19    San Diego State Aztecs 7-2 MWC 0-0 1st 424 +34 18 Dec 1, 2014, #13 Dec 15, 2014, #19 22
Previous Week: v. Long Beach State (12/10/14, W 60-59)
Current Week: @ Cincinnati (12/17/14, L 71-62), v. Ball State (12/20/14)
20    St. John's Red Storm 8-1 Big East 0-0 2nd 353 +142 24 Dec 15, 2014, #20 Dec 8, 2014, #24 2
Previous Week: v. Fairleigh Dickinson (12/10/14, W 74-52), v. Fordham (12/14/14, W 74-53)
Current Week: v. Saint Mary's (12/19/14, W 53-47)
21    Notre Dame Fighting Irish 10-1 ACC 1-0 1st 351 +151 25 Dec 15, 2014, #21 Dec 8, 2014, #25 2
Previous Week: v. Mount St. Mary's (12/09/14, W 93-67), v. Florida State (12/13/14, W 83-63)
Current Week: v. Purdue (12/20/14)
22    West Virginia Mountaineers 9-1 Big 12 0-1 12th 333 +20 22 Dec 1, 2014, #16 Dec 15, 2014, #22 4
Previous Week: v. Marshall (12/14/14, W 69-66)
Current Week: v. North Carolina State (12/20/14)
23    Butler Bulldogs 8-2 Big East 1-0 1st 259 -334 15 Dec 8, 2014, #15 Dec 15, 2014, #23 3
Previous Week: v. Kennesaw State (12/08/14, W 93-51), @ Tennessee (12/14/14, L 67-55)
Current Week: @ Indiana (12/20/14)
24    North Carolina Tar Heels 6-3 ACC 0-1 14th 122 -228 21 Nov 24, 2014, #5 Dec 15, 2014, #24 10
Previous Week: @ Kentucky (12/13/14, L 84-70)
Current Week: @ UNC Greensboro (12/16/14, W 56-79), @ Ohio State (12/20/14)
25    Michigan State Spartans 7-3 Big Ten 0-0 3rd 116 -4 N/A Nov 3, 2014, #18 Dec 15, 2014, #25 1
Previous Week: v. Oakland (12/14/14, W 87-61)
Current Week: v. Eastern Michigan (12/17/14, W 66-46), v. Texas Southern (12/20/14)

Other Teams Receiving Votes

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season Highest Season Lowest
Baylor Bears 8-1 Big 12 0-0 N/A 97 +48 Mar 17, 2014, #23 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Texas A&M (12/09/14, W 77-63)
Current Week: v. New Mexico State (12/17/14, W 66-55)
Texas Christian Frogs 10-0 Big 12 0-0 N/A 80 +54 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Furman (12/09/14, W 80-69), v. McNeese State (12/13/14, W 68-50)
Current Week: v. Texas-San Antonio (12/20/14)
Colorado State Rams 10-0 MWC 0-0 1st 75 +47 Feb 18, 2013, #22 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Colorado (12/10/14, W 60-62), v. Arkansas-Fort Smith (12/13/14, W 88-60)
Current Week: @ Denver (12/19/14, W 84-85)
Northern Iowa Panthers 9-1 MVC 1-0 1st 65 -167 Dec 8, 2014, #23 Dec 8, 2014, #23 Dec 8, 2014, #23
Previous Week: @ Denver (12/10/14, W 55-65), @ VCU (12/13/14, L 93-87)
Current Week: @ Iowa (12/20/14)
Georgetown Hoyas 6-3 Big East 0-0 2nd 41 -21 Mar 18, 2013, #8 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Kansas (12/10/14, L 70-75), v. Radford (12/13/14, W 76-49)
Current Week: v. Charlotte (12/20/14)
Old Dominion Monarchs 7-1 C-USA 1-0 1st 40 +38 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. North Carolina A&T (12/14/14, W 85-48)
Current Week: v. Georgia State (12/17/14, W 58-54), v. Maryland-Eastern Shore (12/19/14, W 60-43)
California Golden Bears 9-1 Pac-12 0-0 N/A 37 +18 Nov 28, 2011, #24 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Wyoming (12/10/14, W 45-42), v. Princeton (12/13/14, W 67-57)
Current Week: v. Eastern Washington (12/19/14, W 78-67)
Arkansas Razorbacks 7-2 SEC 0-0 5th 19 -3 Dec 1, 2014, #18 Dec 1, 2014, #18 Nov 24, 2014, #25
Previous Week: v. Dayton (12/13/14, W 69-55)
Current Week: v. Miami (OH) (12/20/14), v. Southeast Missouri State (12/20/14)
Seton Hall Pirates 8-1 Big East 0-0 2nd 14 -43 Jan 9, 2012, #24 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Wichita State (12/09/14, L 77-68), v. Saint Peter's (12/14/14, W 67-52)
Current Week: @ South Florida (12/18/14, W 69-89), @ Georgia (12/21/14)
VCU Rams 6-3 A-10 0-0 3rd 6 NC Nov 24, 2014, #14 Nov 24, 2014, #14 Nov 17, 2014, #15
Previous Week: v. Northern Iowa (12/13/14, W 93-87)
Current Week: v. Belmont (12/16/14, W 78-51), @ Cincinnati (12/20/14)
Oklahoma State Cowboys 8-1 Big 12 0-0 N/A 4 +4 Feb 3, 2014, #19 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Memphis (12/13/14, W 55-73)
Current Week: v. Middle Tennessee State (12/16/14, W 68-44), v. Maryland (12/21/14)
LSU Tigers 7-2 SEC 1-0 2nd 4 -1 Mar 16, 2009, #21 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Sam Houston State (12/13/14, W 76-67)
Current Week: @ UAB (12/18/14, W 70-79)
Penn State Nittany Lions 10-1 Big Ten 1-0 1st 3 +3 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Duquesne (12/10/14, W 64-62), v. George Washington (12/14/14, W 64-51)
Current Week: v. Drexel (12/20/14)
Davidson Wildcats 8-1 A-10 0-0 3rd 1 +1 Dec 15, 2008, #22 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Montana (12/10/14, W 99-110), v. Niagara (12/13/14, W 78-58)
Current Week: @ Charleston (12/20/14)

Teams New Into Rankings

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Pvs Season Highest Season Lowest Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
25    Michigan State Spartans 7-3 Big Ten 0-0 3rd 116 -4 N/A Nov 3, 2014, #18 Dec 15, 2014, #25 1
Previous Week: v. Oakland (12/14/14, W 87-61)
Current Week: v. Eastern Michigan (12/17/14, W 66-46), v. Texas Southern (12/20/14)

Teams Dropping Out Of Rankings

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season Highest Season Lowest
Northern Iowa Panthers 9-1 MVC 1-0 1st 65 -167 Dec 8, 2014, #23 Dec 8, 2014, #23 Dec 8, 2014, #23
Previous Week: @ Denver (12/10/14, W 55-65), @ VCU (12/13/14, L 93-87)
Current Week: @ Iowa (12/20/14)

Rankings By Conference

Conference Number
Of Teams
Teams
ACC 6 Duke Blue Devils #2, Louisville Cardinals #4, Virginia Cavaliers #6, Miami (FL) Hurricanes #18, Notre Dame Fighting Irish #21, North Carolina Tar Heels #24
Big 12 5 Texas Longhorns #9, Kansas Jayhawks #10, Iowa State Cyclones #13, Oklahoma Sooners #15, West Virginia Mountaineers #22
Big Ten 4 Wisconsin Badgers #5, Ohio State Buckeyes #12, Maryland Terrapins #17, Michigan State Spartans #25
Big East 3 Villanova Wildcats #7, St. John's Red Storm #20, Butler Bulldogs #23
Pac-12 3 Arizona Wildcats #3, Utah Utes #14, Washington Huskies #16
MVC 1 Wichita State Shockers #11
MWC 1 San Diego State Aztecs #19
SEC 1 Kentucky Wildcats #1
WCC 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs #8