NCAA Division I Team Rankings

Associated Press Top 25 Rankings For Week 18 (Mar 14, 2016)

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Pvs Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
1    Kansas Jayhawks (63) 30-4 Big 12 15-3 1st 1623 NC 1 Mar 14, 2016, #1 Feb 1, 2016, #7 142
Previous Week: v. Kansas State (3/10/16, W 85-63), v. Baylor (3/11/16, W 70-66), v. West Virginia (3/12/16, W 81-71)
Current Week: v. Austin Peay (3/17/16, W 105-79), v. Connecticut (3/19/16, W 73-61)
2    Michigan State Spartans (2) 29-5 Big Ten 13-5 2nd 1552 +32 2 Dec 28, 2015, #1 Nov 16, 2015, #13 20
Previous Week: v. Ohio State (3/11/16, W 81-54), v. Maryland (3/12/16, W 64-61), v. Purdue (3/13/16, W 66-62)
Current Week: v. Middle Tennessee State (3/18/16, L 81-90)
3    North Carolina Tar Heels 28-6 ACC 14-4 1st 1488 +236 7 Nov 16, 2015, #1 Dec 14, 2015, #11 42
Previous Week: v. Pittsburgh (3/10/16, W 88-71), v. Notre Dame (3/11/16, W 78-47), v. Virginia (3/12/16, W 61-57)
Current Week: v. Florida Gulf Coast (3/17/16, W 83-67), v. Providence (3/19/16, W 85-66)
4    Virginia Cavaliers 26-7 ACC 13-5 2nd 1384 -40 4 Feb 22, 2016, #3 Jan 18, 2016, #13 45
Previous Week: v. Georgia Tech (3/10/16, W 72-52), v. Miami (FL) (3/11/16, W 73-68), @ North Carolina (3/12/16, L 61-57)
Current Week: v. Hampton (3/17/16, W 81-45), v. Butler (3/19/16, W 77-69)
5    Oregon Ducks 28-6 Pac-12 14-4 1st 1371 +244 8 Mar 14, 2016, #5 Nov 16, 2015, #25 8
Previous Week: v. Washington (3/10/16, W 83-77), v. Arizona (3/11/16, W 95-89), v. Utah (3/12/16, W 88-57)
Current Week: v. Holy Cross (3/18/16, W 91-52), v. Saint Joseph's (3/20/16, W 69-64)
6    Villanova Wildcats 29-5 Big East 16-2 1st 1283 -197 3 Feb 29, 2016, #1 Dec 21, 2015, #17 54
Previous Week: v. Georgetown (3/10/16, W 81-67), v. Providence (3/11/16, W 76-68), v. Seton Hall (3/12/16, L 67-69)
Current Week: v. UNC Asheville (3/18/16, W 86-56), v. Iowa (3/20/16, W 87-68)
7    Oklahoma Sooners 25-7 Big 12 12-6 4th 1215 -94 6 Feb 1, 2016, #1 Nov 16, 2015, #8 35
Previous Week: v. Iowa State (3/10/16, W 79-76), @ West Virginia (3/11/16, L 69-67)
Current Week: v. Cal State Bakersfield (3/18/16, W 82-68), v. VCU (3/20/16, W 85-81)
8    West Virginia Mountaineers 26-8 Big 12 13-5 2nd 1193 +80 9 Jan 18, 2016, #6 Dec 14, 2015, #20 16
Previous Week: v. Texas Christian (3/10/16, W 86-66), v. Oklahoma (3/11/16, W 69-67), @ Kansas (3/12/16, L 81-71)
Current Week: v. Stephen F. Austin (3/18/16, L 56-70)
9    Xavier Musketeers 27-5 Big East 14-4 2nd 1127 -224 5 Mar 7, 2016, #5 Nov 23, 2015, #23 17
Previous Week: v. Marquette (3/10/16, W 90-72), v. Seton Hall (3/11/16, L 83-87)
Current Week: v. Weber State (3/18/16, W 71-53), v. Wisconsin (3/20/16, L 63-66)
10    Miami (FL) Hurricanes 25-7 ACC 13-5 2nd 920 -15 11 Feb 29, 2016, #7 Nov 30, 2015, #21 17
Previous Week: v. Virginia Tech (3/10/16, W 88-82), @ Virginia (3/11/16, L 73-68)
Current Week: v. Buffalo (3/17/16, W 79-72), v. Wichita State (3/19/16, W 65-57)
10    Kentucky Wildcats 26-8 SEC 13-5 1st 920 +312 16 Nov 30, 2015, #1 Jan 18, 2016, #23 38
Previous Week: v. Alabama (3/11/16, W 85-59), v. Georgia (3/12/16, W 93-80), @ Texas A&M (3/13/16, W 77-82)
Current Week: v. Stony Brook (3/17/16, W 85-57), v. Indiana (3/19/16, L 67-73)
12    Purdue Boilermakers 26-8 Big Ten 12-6 3rd 873 +75 13 Dec 14, 2015, #9 Jan 11, 2016, #24 19
Previous Week: v. Illinois (3/11/16, W 89-58), v. Michigan (3/12/16, W 76-59), @ Michigan State (3/13/16, L 66-62)
Current Week: v. Little Rock (3/17/16, L 83-85)
13    Utah Utes 26-8 Pac-12 13-5 2nd 870 -28 12 Mar 7, 2016, #12 Dec 7, 2015, #25 4
Previous Week: v. USC (3/10/16, W 80-72), v. California (3/11/16, W 82-78), @ Oregon (3/12/16, L 88-57)
Current Week: v. Fresno State (3/17/16, W 80-69), v. Gonzaga (3/19/16, L 59-82)
14    Indiana Hoosiers 25-7 Big Ten 15-3 1st 828 -210 10 Mar 7, 2016, #10 Jan 18, 2016, #25 5
Previous Week: v. Michigan (3/11/16, L 69-72)
Current Week: v. Chattanooga (3/17/16, W 99-74), @ Kentucky (3/19/16, W 67-73)
15    Texas A&M Aggies 26-8 SEC 13-5 1st 682 +108 17 Jan 25, 2016, #5 Nov 23, 2015, #25 4
Previous Week: v. Florida (3/11/16, W 72-66), v. LSU (3/12/16, W 71-38), v. Kentucky (3/13/16, L 77-82)
Current Week: v. Green Bay (3/18/16, W 92-65), v. Northern Iowa (3/20/16, W 92-88)
16    Louisville Cardinals 23-8 ACC 12-6 5th 585 -62 14 Feb 29, 2016, #11 Nov 30, 2015, #24 16
Previous Week:
Current Week:
17    Arizona Wildcats 25-8 Pac-12 12-6 3rd 559 -67 15 Jan 4, 2016, #7 Feb 1, 2016, #23 78
Previous Week: v. Colorado (3/10/16, W 82-78), @ Oregon (3/11/16, L 95-89)
Current Week: v. Wichita State (3/17/16, L 55-65)
18    Maryland Terrapins 25-8 Big Ten 12-6 3rd 489 -55 18 Feb 8, 2016, #2 Mar 14, 2016, #18 35
Previous Week: v. Nebraska (3/11/16, W 97-86), @ Michigan State (3/12/16, L 64-61)
Current Week: v. South Dakota State (3/18/16, W 79-74), v. Hawaii (3/20/16, W 73-60)
19    Duke Blue Devils 23-10 ACC 11-7 6th 383 -129 19 Nov 16, 2015, #5 Jan 25, 2016, #24 5
Previous Week: v. NC State (3/09/16, W 92-89), @ Notre Dame (3/10/16, L 84-79)
Current Week: v. UNC Wilmington (3/17/16, W 93-85), v. Yale (3/19/16, W 71-64)
20    Seton Hall Pirates 25-8 Big East 12-6 3rd 374 +346 N/A Mar 14, 2016, #20 Mar 14, 2016, #20 1
Previous Week: v. Creighton (3/10/16, W 81-73), @ Xavier (3/11/16, W 83-87), @ Villanova (3/12/16, W 67-69)
Current Week: v. Gonzaga (3/17/16, L 52-68)
21    Baylor Bears 22-11 Big 12 10-8 6th 347 +85 22 Jan 18, 2016, #13 Feb 15, 2016, #25 10
Previous Week: @ Texas (3/10/16, W 61-75), @ Kansas (3/11/16, L 70-66)
Current Week: v. Yale (3/17/16, L 75-79)
22    Iowa State Cyclones 21-11 Big 12 10-8 6th 317 -57 21 Dec 7, 2015, #4 Mar 14, 2016, #22 56
Previous Week: @ Oklahoma (3/10/16, L 79-76)
Current Week: v. Iona (3/17/16, W 94-81), v. Little Rock (3/19/16, W 78-61)
23    California Golden Bears 23-10 Pac-12 12-6 3rd 270 +81 24 Nov 23, 2015, #14 Feb 29, 2016, #25 3
Previous Week: v. Oregon State (3/10/16, W 76-68), @ Utah (3/11/16, L 82-78)
Current Week: v. Hawaii (3/18/16, L 66-77)
24    Southern Methodist Mustangs 25-5 AAC 13-5 3rd 84 -4 25 Jan 18, 2016, #8 Mar 7, 2016, #25 17
Previous Week:
Current Week:
25    Iowa Hawkeyes 21-10 Big Ten 12-6 3rd 82 -325 20 Jan 25, 2016, #3 Mar 14, 2016, #25 11
Previous Week: v. Illinois (3/10/16, L 66-68)
Current Week: v. Temple (3/18/16, W 72-70), @ Villanova (3/20/16, L 87-68)

Other Teams Receiving Votes

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
Texas Longhorns 20-12 Big 12 11-7 5th 69 -122 Mar 7, 2016, #23 Mar 7, 2016, #23 Feb 22, 2016, #25
Previous Week: v. Baylor (3/10/16, L 61-75)
Current Week: v. Northern Iowa (3/18/16, L 72-75)
Notre Dame Fighting Irish 21-11 ACC 11-7 6th 61 +58 Feb 22, 2016, #23 Nov 23, 2015, #17 Jan 25, 2016, #25
Previous Week: v. Duke (3/10/16, W 84-79), @ North Carolina (3/11/16, L 78-47)
Current Week: v. Michigan (3/18/16, W 70-63), v. Stephen F. Austin (3/20/16, W 76-75)
Saint Joseph's Hawks 27-7 A-10 13-5 7th 60 +60 Mar 15, 2004, #5 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. George Washington (3/11/16, W 86-80), @ Dayton (3/12/16, W 79-82), @ VCU (3/13/16, W 74-87)
Current Week: v. Cincinnati (3/18/16, W 78-76), @ Oregon (3/20/16, L 69-64)
Connecticut Huskies 24-10 AAC 11-7 11th 34 +34 Jan 4, 2016, #23 Nov 23, 2015, #18 Dec 14, 2015, #25
Previous Week: @ Cincinnati (3/11/16, W 97-104), @ Temple (3/12/16, W 62-77), v. Memphis (3/13/16, W 72-58)
Current Week: @ Colorado (3/17/16, W 67-74), @ Kansas (3/19/16, L 73-61)
Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks 27-5 Southland 18-0 1st 12 +3 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Houston Baptist (3/11/16, W 104-68), v. Texas A&M-CC (3/12/16, W 82-60)
Current Week: @ West Virginia (3/18/16, W 56-70), @ Notre Dame (3/20/16, L 76-75)
Dayton Flyers 25-7 A-10 14-4 2nd 11 -24 Feb 15, 2016, #15 Feb 15, 2016, #15 Jan 4, 2016, #25
Previous Week: v. Richmond (3/11/16, W 69-54), v. Saint Joseph's (3/12/16, L 79-82)
Current Week: v. Syracuse (3/18/16, L 51-70)
Wisconsin Badgers 20-12 Big Ten 12-6 3rd 9 -53 Nov 2, 2015, #17 Nov 2, 2015, #17 Nov 2, 2015, #17
Previous Week: v. Nebraska (3/10/16, L 58-70)
Current Week: v. Pittsburgh (3/18/16, W 47-43), @ Xavier (3/20/16, W 63-66)
Wichita State Shockers 24-8 MVC 16-2 1st 9 +8 Feb 8, 2016, #25 Nov 16, 2015, #9 Feb 8, 2016, #25
Previous Week:
Current Week: @ Vanderbilt (3/15/16, W 50-70), @ Arizona (3/17/16, W 55-65), @ Miami (FL) (3/19/16, L 65-57)
Gonzaga Bulldogs 26-7 WCC 15-3 1st 8 +3 Jan 11, 2016, #25 Nov 2, 2015, #9 Jan 11, 2016, #25
Previous Week: v. Brigham Young (3/07/16, W 88-84), @ Saint Mary's (3/08/16, W 75-85)
Current Week: @ Seton Hall (3/17/16, W 52-68), @ Utah (3/19/16, W 59-82)
Little Rock Trojans 29-4 Sun Belt 17-3 1st 5 +5 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Louisiana-Lafayette (3/12/16, W 72-65), v. Louisiana-Monroe (3/13/16, W 70-50)
Current Week: @ Purdue (3/17/16, W 83-85), @ Iowa State (3/19/16, L 78-61)
Providence Friars 23-10 Big East 10-8 4th 4 -4 Feb 15, 2016, #23 Jan 4, 2016, #8 Feb 15, 2016, #23
Previous Week: v. Butler (3/10/16, W 74-60), @ Villanova (3/11/16, L 76-68)
Current Week: @ USC (3/17/16, W 69-70), @ North Carolina (3/19/16, L 85-66)
Saint Mary's Gaels 27-5 WCC 15-3 1st 3 -30 Mar 12, 2012, #24 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Pepperdine (3/07/16, W 81-66), v. Gonzaga (3/08/16, L 75-85)
Current Week: v. New Mexico State (3/15/16, W 58-56), v. Georgia (3/20/16, W 77-65)
Yale Bulldogs 22-6 Ivy 13-1 1st 3 -4 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week:
Current Week: @ Baylor (3/17/16, W 75-79), @ Duke (3/19/16, L 71-64)
Monmouth Hawks 27-7 MAAC 17-3 1st 3 +3 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Iona (3/07/16, L 76-79)
Current Week: v. Bucknell (3/16/16, W 90-80)
Butler Bulldogs 21-10 Big East 10-8 4th 3 -5 Jan 18, 2016, #18 Dec 28, 2015, #9 Nov 2, 2015, #24
Previous Week: @ Providence (3/10/16, L 74-60)
Current Week: @ Texas Tech (3/17/16, W 61-71), @ Virginia (3/19/16, L 77-69)
Valparaiso Crusaders 26-6 Horizon 16-2 1st 3 -4 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Green Bay (3/07/16, L 92-99)
Current Week: v. Texas Southern (3/15/16, W 84-73), v. Florida State (3/17/16, W 81-69)
Cincinnati Bearcats 22-10 AAC 12-6 6th 3 -3 Dec 28, 2015, #22 Nov 30, 2015, #17 Nov 23, 2015, #24
Previous Week: v. Connecticut (3/11/16, L 97-104)
Current Week: @ Saint Joseph's (3/18/16, L 78-76)
Stony Brook Seawolves 26-6 AM East 14-2 1st 2 +2 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Hartford (3/07/16, W 80-64), v. Vermont (3/12/16, W 80-74)
Current Week: @ Kentucky (3/17/16, L 85-57)
Michigan Wolverines 22-12 Big Ten 10-8 8th 2 +2 Nov 16, 2015, #24 Nov 16, 2015, #24 Nov 2, 2015, #25
Previous Week: v. Northwestern (3/10/16, W 72-70), @ Indiana (3/11/16, W 69-72), @ Purdue (3/12/16, L 76-59)
Current Week: v. Tulsa (3/16/16, W 67-62), @ Notre Dame (3/18/16, L 70-63)
Akron Zips 26-8 MAC 13-5 1st 1 -3 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Eastern Michigan (3/10/16, W 65-63), v. Bowling Green (3/11/16, W 80-66), v. Buffalo (3/12/16, L 61-64)
Current Week: @ Ohio State (3/15/16, L 72-63)
Northern Iowa Panthers 22-12 MVC 11-7 4th 1 NC Mar 16, 2015, #11 N/A N/A
Previous Week:
Current Week: @ Texas (3/18/16, W 72-75), @ Texas A&M (3/20/16, L 92-88)

Teams New Into Rankings

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
20    Seton Hall Pirates 25-8 Big East 12-6 3rd 374 +346 Mar 14, 2016, #20 Mar 14, 2016, #20 1
Previous Week: v. Creighton (3/10/16, W 81-73), @ Xavier (3/11/16, W 83-87), @ Villanova (3/12/16, W 67-69)
Current Week: v. Gonzaga (3/17/16, L 52-68)

Teams Dropping Out Of Rankings

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
Texas Longhorns 20-12 Big 12 11-7 5th 69 -122 Mar 7, 2016, #23 Mar 7, 2016, #23 Feb 22, 2016, #25
Previous Week: v. Baylor (3/10/16, L 61-75)
Current Week: v. Northern Iowa (3/18/16, L 72-75)

Rankings By Conference

Conference # Teams Teams
ACC 5 #3 North Carolina Tar Heels, #4 Virginia Cavaliers, #10 Miami (FL) Hurricanes, #16 Louisville Cardinals, #19 Duke Blue Devils
Big 12 5 #1 Kansas Jayhawks, #7 Oklahoma Sooners, #8 West Virginia Mountaineers, #21 Baylor Bears, #22 Iowa State Cyclones
Big Ten 5 #2 Michigan State Spartans, #12 Purdue Boilermakers, #14 Indiana Hoosiers, #18 Maryland Terrapins, #25 Iowa Hawkeyes
Pac-12 4 #5 Oregon Ducks, #13 Utah Utes, #17 Arizona Wildcats, #23 California Golden Bears
Big East 3 #6 Villanova Wildcats, #9 Xavier Musketeers, #20 Seton Hall Pirates
SEC 2 #10 Kentucky Wildcats, #15 Texas A&M Aggies
AAC 1 #24 Southern Methodist Mustangs