NCAA Division I Team Rankings

Associated Press Top 25 Rankings For Week 18 (Mar 16, 2015)

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Pvs Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
1    Kentucky Wildcats (65) 34-0 SEC 18-0 1st 1625 NC 1 Mar 16, 2015, #1 Mar 16, 2015, #1 19
Previous Week: v. Florida (3/13/15, W 64-49), v. Auburn (3/14/15, W 91-67), v. Arkansas (3/15/15, W 78-63)
Current Week: v. Hampton (3/19/15, W 79-56), v. Cincinnati (3/21/15, W 64-51)
2    Villanova Wildcats 32-2 Big East 16-2 1st 1522 +78 4 Mar 16, 2015, #2 Nov 24, 2014, #12 35
Previous Week: v. Marquette (3/12/15, W 84-49), v. Providence (3/13/15, W 63-61), v. Xavier (3/14/15, W 69-52)
Current Week: v. Lafayette (3/19/15, W 93-52), v. North Carolina State (3/21/15, L 68-71)
3    Wisconsin Badgers 31-3 Big Ten 16-2 1st 1460 +116 6 Dec 1, 2014, #2 Jan 12, 2015, #7 25
Previous Week: v. Michigan (3/13/15, W 71-60), v. Purdue (3/14/15, W 71-51), v. Michigan State (3/15/15, W 80-69)
Current Week: v. Coastal Carolina (3/20/15, W 86-72), v. Oregon (3/22/15, W 72-65)
4    Duke Blue Devils 29-4 ACC 15-3 2nd 1406 -138 2 Mar 9, 2015, #2 Jan 19, 2015, #5 154
Previous Week: v. North Carolina State (3/12/15, W 77-53), v. Notre Dame (3/13/15, L 64-74)
Current Week: v. Robert Morris (3/20/15, W 85-56), v. San Diego State (3/22/15, W 68-49)
5    Arizona Wildcats 31-3 Pac-12 16-2 1st 1405 +45 5 Nov 24, 2014, #2 Jan 12, 2015, #10 59
Previous Week: v. California (3/12/15, W 73-51), v. UCLA (3/13/15, W 70-64), v. Oregon (3/14/15, W 80-52)
Current Week: v. Texas Southern (3/19/15, W 93-72), v. Ohio State (3/21/15, W 73-58)
6    Virginia Cavaliers 29-3 ACC 16-2 1st 1333 -121 3 Mar 2, 2015, #2 Nov 17, 2014, #9 26
Previous Week: v. Florida State (3/12/15, W 58-44), v. North Carolina (3/13/15, L 67-71)
Current Week: v. Belmont (3/20/15, W 79-67), v. Michigan State (3/22/15, L 54-60)
7    Gonzaga Bulldogs 32-2 WCC 17-1 1st 1229 NC 7 Feb 2, 2015, #2 Nov 17, 2014, #13 19
Previous Week: v. Pepperdine (3/09/15, W 79-61), v. Brigham Young (3/10/15, W 91-75)
Current Week: v. North Dakota State (3/20/15, W 86-76), v. Iowa (3/22/15, W 87-68)
8    Notre Dame Fighting Irish 29-5 ACC 14-4 3rd 1178 +152 11 Mar 16, 2015, #8 Dec 8, 2014, #25 15
Previous Week: v. Miami (FL) (3/12/15, W 70-63), @ Duke (3/13/15, W 64-74), v. North Carolina (3/14/15, W 90-82)
Current Week: v. Northeastern (3/19/15, W 69-65), v. Butler (3/21/15, W 67-64)
9    Iowa State Cyclones 25-8 Big 12 12-6 2nd 1043 +257 13 Mar 16, 2015, #9 Dec 1, 2014, #20 37
Previous Week: v. Texas (3/12/15, W 69-67), v. Oklahoma (3/13/15, W 67-65), @ Kansas (3/14/15, W 66-70)
Current Week: v. UAB (3/19/15, L 59-60)
10    Kansas Jayhawks 26-8 Big 12 13-5 1st 995 -45 9 Nov 17, 2014, #5 Dec 29, 2014, #13 123
Previous Week: v. Texas Christian (3/12/15, W 64-59), v. Baylor (3/13/15, W 62-52), v. Iowa State (3/14/15, L 66-70)
Current Week: v. New Mexico State (3/20/15, W 75-56), v. Wichita State (3/22/15, L 65-78)
11    Northern Iowa Panthers 30-3 MVC 16-2 2nd 979 -58 10 Mar 9, 2015, #10 Jan 12, 2015, #23 10
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. Wyoming (3/20/15, W 71-54), @ Louisville (3/22/15, L 66-53)
12    Maryland Terrapins 27-6 Big Ten 14-4 2nd 935 -168 8 Mar 9, 2015, #8 Dec 1, 2014, #21 16
Previous Week: v. Indiana (3/13/15, W 75-69), v. Michigan State (3/14/15, L 58-62)
Current Week: v. Valparaiso (3/20/15, W 65-62), v. West Virginia (3/22/15, L 59-69)
13    Oklahoma Sooners 22-10 Big 12 12-6 2nd 740 -32 15 Mar 16, 2015, #13 Jan 26, 2015, #24 16
Previous Week: v. Oklahoma State (3/12/15, W 64-49), @ Iowa State (3/13/15, L 67-65)
Current Week: v. Albany (3/20/15, W 69-60), v. Dayton (3/22/15, W 72-66)
14    Wichita State Shockers 28-4 MVC 17-1 1st 737 -60 12 Mar 2, 2015, #8 Feb 2, 2015, #16 39
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. Indiana (3/20/15, W 81-76), @ Kansas (3/22/15, W 65-78)
15    North Carolina Tar Heels 24-11 ACC 11-7 6th 703 +297 19 Nov 24, 2014, #5 Dec 15, 2014, #24 23
Previous Week: v. Boston College (3/11/15, W 81-63), @ Louisville (3/12/15, W 60-70), @ Virginia (3/13/15, W 67-71), @ Notre Dame (3/14/15, L 90-82)
Current Week: v. Harvard (3/19/15, W 67-65), v. Arkansas (3/21/15, W 87-78)
16    Baylor Bears 24-9 Big 12 11-7 4th 680 -21 16 Mar 2, 2015, #14 Jan 12, 2015, #22 13
Previous Week: v. West Virginia (3/12/15, W 80-70), @ Kansas (3/13/15, L 62-52)
Current Week: v. Georgia State (3/19/15, L 56-57)
17    Louisville Cardinals 24-8 ACC 12-6 5th 614 -166 14 Dec 22, 2014, #4 Mar 16, 2015, #17 60
Previous Week: v. North Carolina (3/12/15, L 60-70)
Current Week: v. UC Irvine (3/20/15, W 57-55), v. Northern Iowa (3/22/15, W 66-53)
18    Southern Methodist Mustangs 27-6 AAC 15-3 2nd 485 +146 20 Mar 16, 2015, #18 Feb 9, 2015, #25 7
Previous Week: v. East Carolina (3/13/15, W 74-68), v. Temple (3/14/15, W 69-56), v. Connecticut (3/15/15, W 62-54)
Current Week: v. UCLA (3/19/15, L 59-60)
19    Utah Utes 24-8 Pac-12 13-5 2nd 455 -132 17 Jan 12, 2015, #8 Dec 1, 2014, #25 16
Previous Week: v. Stanford (3/12/15, W 80-56), @ Oregon (3/13/15, L 67-64)
Current Week: v. Stephen F. Austin (3/19/15, W 57-50), @ Georgetown (3/21/15, W 64-75)
20    West Virginia Mountaineers 23-9 Big 12 11-7 4th 398 -127 18 Jan 5, 2015, #14 Feb 16, 2015, #23 17
Previous Week: @ Baylor (3/12/15, L 80-70)
Current Week: v. Buffalo (3/20/15, W 68-62), @ Maryland (3/22/15, W 59-69)
21    Arkansas Razorbacks 26-8 SEC 13-5 2nd 373 +73 21 Mar 2, 2015, #18 Nov 24, 2014, #25 6
Previous Week: v. Tennessee (3/13/15, W 80-72), v. Georgia (3/14/15, W 60-49), @ Kentucky (3/15/15, L 78-63)
Current Week: v. Wofford (3/19/15, W 56-53), @ North Carolina (3/21/15, L 87-78)
22    Georgetown Hoyas 21-10 Big East 12-6 2nd 177 -46 23 Jan 26, 2015, #21 Dec 29, 2014, #25 2
Previous Week: v. Creighton (3/12/15, W 60-55), v. Xavier (3/13/15, L 63-65)
Current Week: v. Eastern Washington (3/19/15, W 84-74), v. Utah (3/21/15, L 64-75)
23    Michigan State Spartans 23-11 Big Ten 12-6 3rd 159 +144 N/A Nov 3, 2014, #18 Dec 15, 2014, #25 1
Previous Week: v. Ohio State (3/13/15, W 76-67), @ Maryland (3/14/15, W 58-62), @ Wisconsin (3/15/15, L 80-69)
Current Week: v. Georgia (3/20/15, W 70-63), @ Virginia (3/22/15, W 54-60)
24    Butler Bulldogs 22-10 Big East 12-6 2nd 142 -145 22 Dec 8, 2014, #15 Jan 26, 2015, #25 8
Previous Week: v. Xavier (3/12/15, L 61-67)
Current Week: v. Texas (3/19/15, W 56-48), @ Notre Dame (3/21/15, L 67-64)
25    VCU Rams 26-9 A-10 12-6 6th 109 +109 N/A Jan 26, 2015, #14 Mar 16, 2015, #25 1
Previous Week: v. Fordham (3/12/15, W 63-57), @ Richmond (3/13/15, W 67-70), @ Davidson (3/14/15, W 73-93), @ Dayton (3/15/15, W 65-71)
Current Week: v. Ohio State (3/19/15, L 72-75)

Other Teams Receiving Votes

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
Oregon Ducks 25-9 Pac-12 13-5 2nd 91 +22 Jan 6, 2014, #17 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Colorado (3/12/15, W 93-85), v. Utah (3/13/15, W 67-64), @ Arizona (3/14/15, L 80-52)
Current Week: v. Oklahoma State (3/20/15, W 79-73), @ Wisconsin (3/22/15, L 72-65)
Providence Friars 22-11 Big East 11-7 4th 62 -1 Mar 2, 2015, #24 Mar 2, 2015, #24 Feb 23, 2015, #25
Previous Week: v. St. John's (3/12/15, W 74-57), @ Villanova (3/13/15, L 63-61)
Current Week: v. Dayton (3/20/15, L 53-66)
Xavier Musketeers 21-13 Big East 9-9 6th 18 +18 Dec 19, 2011, #14 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Butler (3/12/15, W 61-67), @ Georgetown (3/13/15, W 63-65), @ Villanova (3/14/15, L 69-52)
Current Week: v. Ole Miss (3/19/15, W 76-57), v. Georgia State (3/21/15, W 75-67)
Davidson Wildcats 24-7 A-10 14-4 2nd 16 -66 Mar 9, 2015, #24 Mar 9, 2015, #24 Mar 9, 2015, #24
Previous Week: v. La Salle (3/13/15, W 67-66), v. VCU (3/14/15, L 73-93)
Current Week: @ Iowa (3/20/15, L 83-52)
Ohio State Buckeyes 23-10 Big Ten 11-7 6th 12 -28 Mar 2, 2015, #23 Dec 15, 2014, #12 Feb 16, 2015, #24
Previous Week: v. Minnesota (3/12/15, W 79-73), @ Michigan State (3/13/15, L 76-67)
Current Week: @ VCU (3/19/15, W 72-75), @ Arizona (3/21/15, L 73-58)
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 29-4 Southland 17-1 1st 12 +10 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Northwestern State (3/13/15, W 91-79), v. Sam Houston State (3/14/15, W 83-70)
Current Week: @ Utah (3/19/15, L 57-50)
Wyoming Cowboys 25-9 MWC 11-7 6th 6 +6 Jan 12, 2015, #25 Jan 12, 2015, #25 Jan 12, 2015, #25
Previous Week: v. Utah State (3/12/15, W 67-65), @ Boise State (3/13/15, W 66-71), @ San Diego State (3/14/15, W 43-45)
Current Week: @ Northern Iowa (3/20/15, L 71-54)
Boise State Broncos 25-8 MWC 14-4 1st 5 -77 Mar 9, 2015, #24 Mar 9, 2015, #24 Mar 9, 2015, #24
Previous Week: v. Air Force (3/12/15, W 80-68), v. Wyoming (3/13/15, L 66-71)
Current Week: v. Dayton (3/18/15, L 55-56)
LSU Tigers 22-10 SEC 11-7 3rd 5 -3 Mar 16, 2009, #21 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Auburn (3/13/15, L 70-73)
Current Week: @ North Carolina State (3/19/15, L 66-65)
Brigham Young Cougars 25-9 WCC 13-5 2nd 3 -15 Mar 14, 2011, #10 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Portland (3/09/15, W 84-70), @ Gonzaga (3/10/15, L 91-75)
Current Week: @ Ole Miss (3/17/15, L 94-90)
Valparaiso Crusaders 28-5 Horizon 13-3 1st 3 +2 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Green Bay (3/10/15, W 54-44)
Current Week: @ Maryland (3/20/15, L 65-62)
Harvard Crimson 22-7 Ivy 12-3 1st 2 +2 Nov 3, 2014, #25 Nov 3, 2014, #25 Nov 3, 2014, #25
Previous Week: @ Yale (3/14/15, W 51-53)
Current Week: @ North Carolina (3/19/15, L 67-65)
Murray State Racers 27-5 OVC 16-0 1st 2 +2 Mar 2, 2015, #25 Mar 2, 2015, #25 Mar 2, 2015, #25
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. UTEP (3/17/15, W 81-66)
Wofford Terriers 28-6 SoCon 16-2 1st 2 +2 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Furman (3/09/15, W 67-64)
Current Week: @ Arkansas (3/19/15, L 56-53)
Iowa Hawkeyes 21-11 Big Ten 12-6 3rd 1 -6 Jan 19, 2015, #25 Jan 19, 2015, #25 Jan 19, 2015, #25
Previous Week: v. Penn State (3/12/15, L 58-67)
Current Week: v. Davidson (3/20/15, W 83-52), @ Gonzaga (3/22/15, L 87-68)
Purdue Boilermakers 21-12 Big Ten 12-6 3rd 1 NC Mar 14, 2011, #13 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Penn State (3/13/15, W 64-59), @ Wisconsin (3/14/15, L 71-51)
Current Week: @ Cincinnati (3/19/15, L 66-65)
Colorado State Rams 27-6 MWC 13-5 3rd 1 +1 Dec 29, 2014, #24 Dec 29, 2014, #24 Dec 29, 2014, #24
Previous Week: v. Fresno State (3/12/15, W 71-59), @ San Diego State (3/13/15, L 56-43)
Current Week: v. South Dakota State (3/18/15, L 76-86)
Dayton Flyers 25-8 A-10 13-5 3rd 1 NC Jan 19, 2015, #22 Jan 19, 2015, #22 Jan 19, 2015, #22
Previous Week: v. St. Bonaventure (3/13/15, W 75-71), v. Rhode Island (3/14/15, W 56-52), v. VCU (3/15/15, L 65-71)
Current Week: @ Boise State (3/18/15, W 55-56), @ Providence (3/20/15, W 53-66), @ Oklahoma (3/22/15, L 72-66)

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 State Spartans 23-11 Big Ten 12-6 3rd 159 +144 Nov 3, 2014, #18 Dec 15, 2014, #25 1
Previous Week: v. Ohio State (3/13/15, W 76-67), @ Maryland (3/14/15, W 58-62), @ Wisconsin (3/15/15, L 80-69)
Current Week: v. Georgia (3/20/15, W 70-63), @ Virginia (3/22/15, W 54-60)
25    VCU Rams 26-9 A-10 12-6 6th 109 +109 Jan 26, 2015, #14 Mar 16, 2015, #25 1
Previous Week: v. Fordham (3/12/15, W 63-57), @ Richmond (3/13/15, W 67-70), @ Davidson (3/14/15, W 73-93), @ Dayton (3/15/15, W 65-71)
Current Week: v. Ohio State (3/19/15, L 72-75)

Teams Dropping Out Of Rankings

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
Davidson Wildcats 24-7 A-10 14-4 2nd 16 -66 Mar 9, 2015, #24 Mar 9, 2015, #24 Mar 9, 2015, #24
Previous Week: v. La Salle (3/13/15, W 67-66), v. VCU (3/14/15, L 73-93)
Current Week: @ Iowa (3/20/15, L 83-52)
Boise State Broncos 25-8 MWC 14-4 1st 5 -77 Mar 9, 2015, #24 Mar 9, 2015, #24 Mar 9, 2015, #24
Previous Week: v. Air Force (3/12/15, W 80-68), v. Wyoming (3/13/15, L 66-71)
Current Week: v. Dayton (3/18/15, L 55-56)

Rankings By Conference

Conference # Teams Teams
ACC 5 #4 Duke Blue Devils, #6 Virginia Cavaliers, #8 Notre Dame Fighting Irish, #15 North Carolina Tar Heels, #17 Louisville Cardinals
Big 12 5 #9 Iowa State Cyclones, #10 Kansas Jayhawks, #13 Oklahoma Sooners, #16 Baylor Bears, #20 West Virginia Mountaineers
Big East 3 #2 Villanova Wildcats, #22 Georgetown Hoyas, #24 Butler Bulldogs
Big Ten 3 #3 Wisconsin Badgers, #12 Maryland Terrapins, #23 Michigan State Spartans
MVC 2 #11 Northern Iowa Panthers, #14 Wichita State Shockers
Pac-12 2 #5 Arizona Wildcats, #19 Utah Utes
SEC 2 #1 Kentucky Wildcats, #21 Arkansas Razorbacks
AAC 1 #18 Southern Methodist Mustangs
A-10 1 #25 VCU Rams
WCC 1 #7 Gonzaga Bulldogs