NCAA Division I Team Rankings

Associated Press Top 25 Rankings For Week 18 (Mar 14, 2022)

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Pvs Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
1    Gonzaga Bulldogs (54) 26-3 WCC 13-1 1st 1518 +4 1 Mar 14, 2022, #1 Dec 13, 2021, #5 114
Previous Week: v. San Francisco (3/07/22, W 81-71), v. Saint Mary's (3/08/22, W 82-69)
Current Week: v. Georgia State (3/17/22, W 93-72), v. Memphis (3/19/22, W 82-78)
2    Arizona Wildcats (7) 31-3 Pac-12 18-2 1st 1470 +35 2 Mar 14, 2022, #2 Nov 22, 2021, #17 17
Previous Week: v. Stanford (3/10/22, W 84-80), v. Colorado (3/11/22, W 82-72), v. UCLA (3/12/22, W 84-76)
Current Week: v. Wright State (3/18/22, W 87-70), v. Texas Christian (3/20/22, W 85-80)
3    Kansas Jayhawks 28-6 Big 12 14-4 1st 1388 +218 6 Mar 14, 2022, #3 Jan 31, 2022, #10 24
Previous Week: v. West Virginia (3/10/22, W 87-63), v. Texas Christian (3/11/22, W 75-62), v. Texas Tech (3/12/22, W 74-65)
Current Week: v. Texas Southern (3/17/22, W 83-56), v. Creighton (3/19/22, W 79-72)
4    Baylor Bears 26-6 Big 12 14-4 1st 1286 -116 3 Jan 10, 2022, #1 Feb 21, 2022, #10 56
Previous Week: v. Oklahoma (3/10/22, L 67-72)
Current Week: v. Norfolk State (3/17/22, W 85-49), v. North Carolina (3/19/22, L 86-93)
5    Tennessee Volunteers 26-7 SEC 14-4 2nd 1235 +268 9 Mar 14, 2022, #5 Jan 17, 2022, #24 19
Previous Week: v. Mississippi State (3/11/22, W 72-59), v. Kentucky (3/12/22, W 69-62), v. Texas A&M (3/13/22, W 65-50)
Current Week: v. Longwood (3/17/22, W 88-56), v. Michigan (3/19/22, L 68-76)
6    Villanova Wildcats 26-7 Big East 16-4 1st 1211 +115 8 Oct 14, 2021, #4 Dec 20, 2021, #23 59
Previous Week: v. St. John's (3/10/22, W 66-65), v. Connecticut (3/11/22, W 63-60), v. Creighton (3/12/22, W 54-48)
Current Week: v. Delaware (3/18/22, W 80-60), v. Ohio State (3/20/22, W 71-61)
7    Kentucky Wildcats 26-7 SEC 14-4 2nd 1178 -128 5 Feb 14, 2022, #4 Dec 13, 2021, #21 19
Previous Week: v. Vanderbilt (3/11/22, W 77-71), @ Tennessee (3/12/22, L 69-62)
Current Week: v. Saint Peter's (3/17/22, L 79-85)
8    Auburn Tigers 27-5 SEC 15-3 1st 1144 -187 4 Feb 7, 2022, #1 Oct 14, 2021, #22 19
Previous Week: v. Texas A&M (3/11/22, L 62-67)
Current Week: v. Jacksonville State (3/18/22, W 80-61), v. Miami (FL) (3/20/22, L 61-79)
9    Duke Blue Devils 28-6 ACC 16-4 1st 986 -114 7 Nov 29, 2021, #1 Mar 14, 2022, #9 19
Previous Week: v. Syracuse (3/10/22, W 88-79), v. Miami (FL) (3/11/22, W 80-76), v. Virginia Tech (3/12/22, L 67-82)
Current Week: v. Cal State Fullerton (3/18/22, W 78-61), v. Michigan State (3/20/22, W 85-76)
10    Purdue Boilermakers 27-7 Big Ten 14-6 3rd 958 -9 9 Dec 6, 2021, #1 Mar 14, 2022, #10 22
Previous Week: v. Penn State (3/11/22, W 69-61), v. Michigan State (3/12/22, W 75-70), v. Iowa (3/13/22, L 66-75)
Current Week: v. Yale (3/18/22, W 78-56), v. Texas (3/20/22, W 81-71)
11    UCLA Bruins 25-7 Pac-12 15-5 2nd 823 +86 13 Nov 22, 2021, #2 Feb 28, 2022, #17 19
Previous Week: v. Washington State (3/10/22, W 75-65), v. USC (3/11/22, W 69-59), @ Arizona (3/12/22, L 84-76)
Current Week: v. Akron (3/17/22, W 57-53), v. Saint Mary's (3/19/22, W 72-56)
12    Texas Tech Red Raiders 25-9 Big 12 12-6 3rd 819 +89 14 Feb 21, 2022, #9 Jan 3, 2022, #25 14
Previous Week: v. Iowa State (3/10/22, W 72-41), v. Oklahoma (3/11/22, W 56-55), @ Kansas (3/12/22, L 74-65)
Current Week: v. Montana State (3/18/22, W 97-62), v. Notre Dame (3/20/22, W 59-53)
13    Providence Friars 25-5 Big East 14-3 2nd 723 -228 11 Feb 14, 2022, #8 Jan 10, 2022, #23 13
Previous Week: v. Butler (3/10/22, W 65-61), v. Creighton (3/11/22, L 58-85)
Current Week: v. South Dakota State (3/17/22, W 66-57), v. Richmond (3/19/22, W 79-51)
14    Wisconsin Badgers 24-7 Big Ten 15-5 1st 685 -172 12 Jan 17, 2022, #8 Dec 27, 2021, #24 13
Previous Week: v. Michigan State (3/11/22, L 63-69)
Current Week: v. Colgate (3/18/22, W 67-60), v. Iowa State (3/20/22, L 49-54)
15    Houston Cougars 29-5 AAC 15-3 2nd 665 +163 18 Feb 7, 2022, #6 Mar 7, 2022, #18 45
Previous Week: v. Cincinnati (3/11/22, W 69-56), v. Tulane (3/12/22, W 86-66), v. Memphis (3/13/22, W 71-53)
Current Week: v. UAB (3/18/22, W 82-68), @ Illinois (3/20/22, W 53-68)
16    Iowa Hawkeyes 26-9 Big Ten 12-8 4th 661 +472 24 Mar 14, 2022, #16 Feb 21, 2022, #25 4
Previous Week: v. Northwestern (3/10/22, W 112-76), @ Rutgers (3/11/22, W 74-84), v. Indiana (3/12/22, W 80-77), @ Purdue (3/13/22, W 66-75)
Current Week: v. Richmond (3/17/22, L 63-67)
17    Arkansas Razorbacks 25-8 SEC 13-5 4th 578 -109 15 Nov 29, 2021, #10 Dec 13, 2021, #24 5
Previous Week: v. LSU (3/11/22, W 79-67), v. Texas A&M (3/12/22, L 64-82)
Current Week: v. Vermont (3/17/22, W 75-71), v. New Mexico State (3/19/22, W 53-48)
18    Saint Mary's Gaels 25-7 WCC 12-3 2nd 508 +2 17 Mar 7, 2022, #17 Feb 21, 2022, #23 4
Previous Week: v. Santa Clara (3/07/22, W 75-72), @ Gonzaga (3/08/22, L 82-69)
Current Week: v. Indiana (3/17/22, W 82-53), @ UCLA (3/19/22, L 72-56)
19    Illinois Fighting Illini 22-9 Big Ten 15-5 1st 457 -155 16 Nov 15, 2021, #10 Jan 10, 2022, #25 10
Previous Week: v. Indiana (3/11/22, L 63-65)
Current Week: v. Chattanooga (3/18/22, W 54-53), v. Houston (3/20/22, L 53-68)
20    Murray State Racers 30-2 OVC 18-0 1st 425 +1 19 Mar 7, 2022, #19 Feb 7, 2022, #23 6
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. San Francisco (3/17/22, W 92-87), v. Saint Peter's (3/19/22, L 60-70)
21    Connecticut Huskies 23-9 Big East 13-6 3rd 353 -17 20 Dec 6, 2021, #15 Jan 17, 2022, #25 9
Previous Week: v. Seton Hall (3/10/22, W 62-52), @ Villanova (3/11/22, L 63-60)
Current Week: v. New Mexico State (3/17/22, L 63-70)
22    USC Trojans 26-7 Pac-12 14-6 3rd 170 -109 21 Jan 10, 2022, #5 Nov 15, 2021, #25 18
Previous Week: v. Washington (3/10/22, W 65-61), @ UCLA (3/11/22, L 69-59)
Current Week: v. Miami (FL) (3/18/22, L 66-68)
23    Boise State Broncos 27-7 MWC 15-3 1st 165 +116 N/A Mar 14, 2022, #23 Mar 14, 2022, #23 1
Previous Week: v. Nevada (3/10/22, W 71-69), v. Wyoming (3/11/22, W 68-61), v. San Diego State (3/12/22, W 53-52)
Current Week: v. Memphis (3/17/22, L 53-64)
24    Colorado State Rams 25-5 MWC 14-4 2nd 82 -112 23 Jan 3, 2022, #20 Mar 14, 2022, #24 2
Previous Week: v. Utah State (3/10/22, W 53-51), v. San Diego State (3/11/22, L 58-63)
Current Week: v. Michigan (3/17/22, L 63-75)
25    Texas Longhorns 21-11 Big 12 10-8 5th 72 -144 22 Oct 14, 2021, #5 Mar 14, 2022, #25 7
Previous Week: v. Texas Christian (3/10/22, L 60-65)
Current Week: v. Virginia Tech (3/18/22, W 81-73), @ Purdue (3/20/22, L 81-71)

Other Teams Receiving Votes

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
Virginia Tech Hokies 23-12 ACC 11-9 7th 63 +63 Mar 15, 2021, #25 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Clemson (3/09/22, W 76-75), @ Notre Dame (3/10/22, W 80-87), v. North Carolina (3/11/22, W 72-59), @ Duke (3/12/22, W 67-82)
Current Week: @ Texas (3/18/22, L 81-73)
San Diego State Aztecs 23-8 MWC 13-4 3rd 33 +9 Mar 15, 2021, #16 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Fresno State (3/10/22, W 53-46), @ Colorado State (3/11/22, W 58-63), @ Boise State (3/12/22, L 53-52)
Current Week: v. Creighton (3/17/22, L 69-72)
South Dakota State Jackrabbits 30-4 Summit 18-0 1st 33 +1 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. South Dakota (3/07/22, W 83-60), v. North Dakota State (3/08/22, W 75-69)
Current Week: @ Providence (3/17/22, L 66-57)
LSU Tigers 22-11 SEC 9-9 5th 25 +3 Jan 31, 2022, #25 Jan 10, 2022, #12 Jan 31, 2022, #25
Previous Week: v. Missouri (3/10/22, W 76-68), @ Arkansas (3/11/22, L 79-67)
Current Week: v. Iowa State (3/18/22, L 54-59)
Memphis Tigers 21-10 AAC 13-5 7th 18 -8 Nov 29, 2021, #18 Nov 22, 2021, #9 Nov 29, 2021, #18
Previous Week: v. UCF (3/11/22, W 85-69), @ Southern Methodist (3/12/22, W 63-70), @ Houston (3/13/22, L 71-53)
Current Week: @ Boise State (3/17/22, W 53-64), @ Gonzaga (3/19/22, L 82-78)
Loyola (IL) Ramblers 25-7 MVC 13-5 2nd 18 +2 Jan 17, 2022, #22 Jan 17, 2022, #22 Jan 17, 2022, #22
Previous Week:
Current Week: @ Ohio State (3/18/22, L 54-41)
North Carolina Tar Heels 24-9 ACC 15-5 2nd 16 -40 Mar 7, 2022, #25 Nov 15, 2021, #18 Mar 7, 2022, #25
Previous Week: v. Virginia (3/10/22, W 63-43), @ Virginia Tech (3/11/22, L 72-59)
Current Week: v. Marquette (3/17/22, W 95-63), @ Baylor (3/19/22, W 86-93)
Michigan State Spartans 22-12 Big Ten 11-9 7th 14 +14 Feb 14, 2022, #19 Jan 24, 2022, #10 Nov 29, 2021, #22
Previous Week: v. Maryland (3/10/22, W 76-72), @ Wisconsin (3/11/22, W 63-69), @ Purdue (3/12/22, L 75-70)
Current Week: v. Davidson (3/18/22, W 74-73), @ Duke (3/20/22, L 85-76)
Texas A&M Aggies 23-12 SEC 9-9 5th 13 +13 Feb 12, 2018, #21 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Florida (3/10/22, W 83-80), @ Auburn (3/11/22, W 62-67), @ Arkansas (3/12/22, W 64-82), @ Tennessee (3/13/22, L 65-50)
Current Week: v. Alcorn State (3/15/22, W 74-62), v. Oregon (3/19/22, W 75-60)
Alabama Crimson Tide 19-13 SEC 9-9 5th 9 +2 Feb 28, 2022, #25 Dec 13, 2021, #6 Feb 28, 2022, #25
Previous Week: v. Vanderbilt (3/10/22, L 76-82)
Current Week: v. Notre Dame (3/18/22, L 64-78)
Ohio State Buckeyes 19-11 Big Ten 12-8 4th 7 -9 Feb 28, 2022, #23 Jan 3, 2022, #13 Feb 28, 2022, #23
Previous Week: v. Penn State (3/10/22, L 68-71)
Current Week: v. Loyola (IL) (3/18/22, W 54-41), @ Villanova (3/20/22, L 71-61)
Creighton Bluejays 22-11 Big East 12-7 4th 4 +4 Mar 15, 2021, #19 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Marquette (3/10/22, W 74-63), @ Providence (3/11/22, W 58-85), @ Villanova (3/12/22, L 54-48)
Current Week: @ San Diego State (3/17/22, W 69-72), @ Kansas (3/19/22, L 79-72)
Vermont Catamounts 28-5 AM East 17-1 1st 3 NC N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Binghamton (3/09/22, W 74-42), v. UMBC (3/12/22, W 82-43)
Current Week: @ Arkansas (3/17/22, L 75-71)
Indiana Hoosiers 20-13 Big Ten 9-11 9th 2 +2 Jan 14, 2019, #25 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Michigan (3/10/22, W 69-74), @ Illinois (3/11/22, W 63-65), @ Iowa (3/12/22, L 80-77)
Current Week: @ Wyoming (3/15/22, W 58-66), @ Saint Mary's (3/17/22, L 82-53)
Davidson Wildcats 27-6 A-10 15-3 2nd 2 +1 Jan 24, 2022, #25 Jan 24, 2022, #25 Jan 24, 2022, #25
Previous Week: v. Fordham (3/11/22, W 74-56), v. Saint Louis (3/12/22, W 84-69), v. Richmond (3/13/22, L 62-64)
Current Week: @ Michigan State (3/18/22, L 74-73)
San Francisco Dons 24-9 WCC 10-6 4th 2 -7 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Gonzaga (3/07/22, L 81-71)
Current Week: @ Murray State (3/17/22, L 92-87)
Yale Bulldogs 19-11 Ivy 11-3 2nd 1 +1 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Pennsylvania (3/12/22, W 67-61), @ Princeton (3/13/22, W 64-66)
Current Week: @ Purdue (3/18/22, L 78-56)
Longwood Lancers 26-6 Big South 15-1 1st 1 NC N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week:
Current Week: @ Tennessee (3/17/22, L 88-56)
Seton Hall Pirates 21-10 Big East 11-8 5th 1 -8 Jan 10, 2022, #20 Dec 27, 2021, #15 Nov 29, 2021, #25
Previous Week: v. Georgetown (3/09/22, W 57-53), @ Connecticut (3/10/22, L 62-52)
Current Week: v. Texas Christian (3/18/22, L 42-69)

Teams New Into Rankings

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
23    Boise State Broncos 27-7 MWC 15-3 1st 165 +116 Mar 14, 2022, #23 Mar 14, 2022, #23 1
Previous Week: v. Nevada (3/10/22, W 71-69), v. Wyoming (3/11/22, W 68-61), v. San Diego State (3/12/22, W 53-52)
Current Week: v. Memphis (3/17/22, L 53-64)

Teams Dropping Out Of Rankings

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
North Carolina Tar Heels 24-9 ACC 15-5 2nd 16 -40 Mar 7, 2022, #25 Nov 15, 2021, #18 Mar 7, 2022, #25
Previous Week: v. Virginia (3/10/22, W 63-43), @ Virginia Tech (3/11/22, L 72-59)
Current Week: v. Marquette (3/17/22, W 95-63), @ Baylor (3/19/22, W 86-93)

Rankings By Conference

Conference # Teams Teams
Big 12 4 #3 Kansas Jayhawks, #4 Baylor Bears, #12 Texas Tech Red Raiders, #25 Texas Longhorns
Big Ten 4 #10 Purdue Boilermakers, #14 Wisconsin Badgers, #16 Iowa Hawkeyes, #19 Illinois Fighting Illini
SEC 4 #5 Tennessee Volunteers, #7 Kentucky Wildcats, #8 Auburn Tigers, #17 Arkansas Razorbacks
Big East 3 #6 Villanova Wildcats, #13 Providence Friars, #21 Connecticut Huskies
Pac-12 3 #2 Arizona Wildcats, #11 UCLA Bruins, #22 USC Trojans
MWC 2 #23 Boise State Broncos, #24 Colorado State Rams
WCC 2 #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs, #18 Saint Mary's Gaels
AAC 1 #15 Houston Cougars
ACC 1 #9 Duke Blue Devils
OVC 1 #20 Murray State Racers