NCAA Division I Team Rankings

Associated Press Top 25 Rankings For Week 18 (Mar 12, 2018)

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Pvs Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
1    Virginia Cavaliers (65) 31-2 ACC 17-1 1st 1625 NC 1 Mar 12, 2018, #1 Nov 27, 2017, #18 16
Previous Week: v. Louisville (3/08/18, W 75-58), v. Clemson (3/09/18, W 64-58), v. North Carolina (3/10/18, W 71-63)
Current Week: v. UMBC (3/16/18, L 54-74)
2    Villanova Wildcats 30-4 Big East 14-4 2nd 1554 +38 2 Feb 5, 2018, #1 Oct 22, 2017, #6 92
Previous Week: v. Marquette (3/08/18, W 94-70), v. Butler (3/09/18, W 87-68), v. Providence (3/10/18, W 76-66)
Current Week: v. Radford (3/15/18, W 87-61), v. Alabama (3/17/18, W 81-58)
3    Xavier Musketeers 28-5 Big East 15-3 1st 1383 -127 3 Mar 12, 2018, #3 Nov 27, 2017, #21 19
Previous Week: v. St. John's (3/08/18, W 88-60), v. Providence (3/09/18, L 72-75)
Current Week: v. Texas Southern (3/16/18, W 102-83), v. Florida State (3/18/18, L 70-75)
4    Kansas Jayhawks 27-7 Big 12 13-5 1st 1379 +250 9 Dec 4, 2017, #2 Dec 18, 2017, #14 180
Previous Week: v. Oklahoma State (3/08/18, W 82-68), v. Kansas State (3/09/18, W 83-67), v. West Virginia (3/10/18, W 81-70)
Current Week: v. Pennsylvania (3/15/18, W 76-60), v. Seton Hall (3/17/18, W 83-79)
5    Michigan State Spartans 29-4 Big Ten 16-2 1st 1304 -42 4 Jan 1, 2018, #1 Jan 15, 2018, #9 19
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. Bucknell (3/16/18, W 82-78), v. Syracuse (3/18/18, L 53-55)
6    Cincinnati Bearcats 30-4 AAC 16-2 1st 1230 +17 8 Feb 12, 2018, #5 Dec 11, 2017, #25 34
Previous Week: v. Southern Methodist (3/09/18, W 61-51), v. Memphis (3/10/18, W 70-60), v. Houston (3/11/18, W 56-55)
Current Week: v. Georgia State (3/16/18, W 68-53), v. Nevada (3/18/18, L 73-75)
7    Michigan Wolverines 28-7 Big Ten 13-5 4th 1213 -18 7 Mar 12, 2018, #7 Jan 22, 2018, #25 9
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. Montana (3/15/18, W 61-47), v. Houston (3/17/18, W 64-63)
8    Gonzaga Bulldogs 30-4 WCC 17-1 1st 1199 -55 6 Mar 5, 2018, #6 Dec 25, 2017, #20 38
Previous Week: v. San Francisco (3/05/18, W 88-60), v. Brigham Young (3/06/18, W 74-54)
Current Week: v. UNC Greensboro (3/15/18, W 68-64), v. Ohio State (3/17/18, W 90-84)
9    Duke Blue Devils 26-7 ACC 13-5 2nd 1179 -161 5 Dec 4, 2017, #1 Feb 12, 2018, #12 43
Previous Week: v. Notre Dame (3/08/18, W 88-70), v. North Carolina (3/09/18, L 69-74)
Current Week: v. Iona (3/15/18, W 89-67), v. Rhode Island (3/17/18, W 87-62)
10    North Carolina Tar Heels 25-10 ACC 11-7 3rd 1100 +248 12 Dec 18, 2017, #5 Feb 5, 2018, #21 80
Previous Week: v. Syracuse (3/07/18, W 78-59), @ Miami (FL) (3/08/18, W 65-82), @ Duke (3/09/18, W 69-74), @ Virginia (3/10/18, L 71-63)
Current Week: v. Lipscomb (3/16/18, W 84-66), v. Texas A&M (3/18/18, L 65-86)
11    Purdue Boilermakers 28-6 Big Ten 15-3 2nd 1047 -49 10 Feb 5, 2018, #3 Dec 4, 2017, #21 15
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. Cal State Fullerton (3/16/18, W 74-48), v. Butler (3/18/18, W 76-73)
12    Arizona Wildcats 27-7 Pac-12 14-4 1st 918 +179 15 Nov 20, 2017, #2 Dec 11, 2017, #23 14
Previous Week: v. Colorado (3/08/18, W 83-67), v. UCLA (3/09/18, W 78-67), v. USC (3/10/18, W 75-61)
Current Week: v. Buffalo (3/15/18, L 68-89)
13    Tennessee Volunteers 25-8 SEC 13-5 1st 771 -54 13 Mar 12, 2018, #13 Jan 8, 2018, #24 15
Previous Week: v. Mississippi State (3/09/18, W 62-59), v. Arkansas (3/10/18, W 84-66), v. Kentucky (3/11/18, L 72-77)
Current Week: v. Wright State (3/15/18, W 73-47), v. Loyola (IL) (3/17/18, L 62-63)
14    Texas Tech Red Raiders 24-9 Big 12 11-7 3rd 716 -68 14 Feb 19, 2018, #6 Dec 11, 2017, #24 14
Previous Week: v. Texas (3/08/18, W 73-69), v. West Virginia (3/09/18, L 63-66)
Current Week: v. Stephen F. Austin (3/15/18, W 70-60), v. Florida (3/17/18, W 69-66)
15    West Virginia Mountaineers 25-10 Big 12 11-7 3rd 663 +177 18 Jan 8, 2018, #2 Nov 13, 2017, #24 54
Previous Week: v. Baylor (3/08/18, W 78-65), @ Texas Tech (3/09/18, W 63-66), @ Kansas (3/10/18, L 81-70)
Current Week: v. Murray State (3/16/18, W 85-68), v. Marshall (3/18/18, W 94-71)
16    Wichita State Shockers 25-7 AAC 14-4 2nd 604 -257 11 Dec 11, 2017, #3 Feb 5, 2018, #22 23
Previous Week: v. Temple (3/09/18, W 89-81), v. Houston (3/10/18, L 74-77)
Current Week: v. Marshall (3/16/18, L 75-81)
17    Ohio State Buckeyes 24-8 Big Ten 15-3 2nd 600 -3 17 Feb 12, 2018, #8 Jan 15, 2018, #22 9
Previous Week:
Current Week: v. South Dakota State (3/15/18, W 81-73), @ Gonzaga (3/17/18, L 90-84)
18    Kentucky Wildcats 24-10 SEC 10-8 4th 528 +462 N/A Oct 22, 2017, #5 Feb 5, 2018, #24 1
Previous Week: v. Georgia (3/09/18, W 62-49), v. Alabama (3/10/18, W 86-63), @ Tennessee (3/11/18, W 72-77)
Current Week: v. Davidson (3/15/18, W 78-73), v. Buffalo (3/17/18, W 95-75)
19    Auburn Tigers 25-7 SEC 13-5 1st 501 -191 16 Feb 5, 2018, #8 Jan 8, 2018, #22 10
Previous Week: v. Alabama (3/09/18, L 63-81)
Current Week: v. Charleston (3/16/18, W 62-58), v. Clemson (3/18/18, L 53-84)
20    Clemson Tigers 23-9 ACC 11-7 3rd 439 +17 19 Feb 12, 2018, #11 Jan 1, 2018, #25 11
Previous Week: v. Boston College (3/08/18, W 90-82), @ Virginia (3/09/18, L 64-58)
Current Week: v. New Mexico State (3/16/18, W 79-68), @ Auburn (3/18/18, W 53-84)
21    Houston Cougars 26-7 AAC 14-4 2nd 430 +183 21 Mar 12, 2018, #21 Feb 26, 2018, #25 4
Previous Week: v. UCF (3/09/18, W 84-56), @ Wichita State (3/10/18, W 74-77), @ Cincinnati (3/11/18, L 56-55)
Current Week: v. San Diego State (3/15/18, W 67-65), @ Michigan (3/17/18, L 64-63)
22    Miami (FL) Hurricanes 22-9 ACC 11-7 3rd 134 -57 24 Dec 18, 2017, #6 Feb 5, 2018, #25 2
Previous Week: v. North Carolina (3/08/18, L 65-82)
Current Week: v. Loyola (IL) (3/15/18, L 62-64)
23    Florida Gators 20-12 SEC 11-7 3rd 102 -90 23 Dec 4, 2017, #5 Mar 12, 2018, #23 2
Previous Week: v. Arkansas (3/09/18, L 72-80)
Current Week: v. St. Bonaventure (3/15/18, W 77-62), @ Texas Tech (3/17/18, L 69-66)
24    Nevada Wolf Pack 27-7 MWC 15-3 1st 93 -125 22 Feb 19, 2018, #20 Mar 12, 2018, #24 6
Previous Week: v. UNLV (3/08/18, W 79-74), v. San Diego State (3/09/18, L 73-90)
Current Week: v. Texas (3/16/18, W 87-83), @ Cincinnati (3/18/18, W 73-75)
25    Saint Mary's Gaels 28-5 WCC 16-2 2nd 71 -314 20 Feb 5, 2018, #11 Mar 12, 2018, #25 8
Previous Week: v. Brigham Young (3/05/18, L 72-85)
Current Week: v. Southeastern Louisiana (3/13/18, W 89-45)

Other Teams Receiving Votes

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
Arkansas Razorbacks 23-11 SEC 10-8 4th 69 +65 Jan 1, 2018, #22 Jan 1, 2018, #22 Jan 1, 2018, #22
Previous Week: v. South Carolina (3/08/18, W 69-64), @ Florida (3/09/18, W 72-80), @ Tennessee (3/10/18, L 84-66)
Current Week: v. Butler (3/16/18, L 62-79)
Loyola (IL) Ramblers 28-5 MVC 15-3 1st 68 +25 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week:
Current Week: @ Miami (FL) (3/15/18, W 62-64), @ Tennessee (3/17/18, W 62-63)
Rhode Island Rams 25-7 A-10 15-3 1st 66 -20 Mar 5, 2018, #25 Feb 12, 2018, #16 Mar 5, 2018, #25
Previous Week: v. VCU (3/09/18, W 76-67), v. Saint Joseph's (3/10/18, W 90-87), v. Davidson (3/11/18, L 57-58)
Current Week: v. Oklahoma (3/15/18, W 83-78), @ Duke (3/17/18, L 87-62)
Texas Christian Frogs 21-11 Big 12 9-9 7th 40 -5 Jan 15, 2018, #24 Dec 25, 2017, #10 Jan 15, 2018, #24
Previous Week: @ Kansas State (3/08/18, L 66-64)
Current Week: v. Syracuse (3/16/18, L 52-57)
Providence Friars 21-13 Big East 10-8 3rd 22 +22 Feb 15, 2016, #23 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Creighton (3/08/18, W 68-72), @ Xavier (3/09/18, W 72-75), @ Villanova (3/10/18, L 76-66)
Current Week: @ Texas A&M (3/16/18, L 73-69)
New Mexico Lobos 19-15 MWC 12-6 3rd 15 +15 Mar 17, 2014, #17 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Wyoming (3/08/18, W 85-75), v. Utah State (3/09/18, W 83-68), v. San Diego State (3/10/18, L 75-82)
Current Week:
Butler Bulldogs 20-13 Big East 9-9 6th 9 +9 Mar 13, 2017, #21 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Seton Hall (3/08/18, W 74-75), @ Villanova (3/09/18, L 87-68)
Current Week: @ Arkansas (3/16/18, W 62-79), @ Purdue (3/18/18, L 76-73)
St. Bonaventure Bonnies 25-7 A-10 14-4 3rd 8 -64 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Richmond (3/09/18, W 83-77), v. Davidson (3/10/18, L 70-82)
Current Week: v. UCLA (3/13/18, W 65-58), @ Florida (3/15/18, L 77-62)
USC Trojans 23-11 Pac-12 12-6 2nd 7 +7 Dec 4, 2017, #25 Nov 20, 2017, #10 Dec 4, 2017, #25
Previous Week: v. Oregon State (3/08/18, W 61-48), v. Oregon (3/09/18, W 74-54), @ Arizona (3/10/18, L 75-61)
Current Week: v. UNC Asheville (3/13/18, W 103-98)
Kansas State Wildcats 22-11 Big 12 10-8 5th 6 +4 Jan 9, 2017, #25 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Texas Christian (3/08/18, W 66-64), @ Kansas (3/09/18, L 83-67)
Current Week: @ Creighton (3/16/18, W 59-69), v. UMBC (3/18/18, W 50-43)
Seton Hall Pirates 21-11 Big East 10-8 3rd 5 -5 Jan 15, 2018, #19 Jan 8, 2018, #13 Dec 25, 2017, #23
Previous Week: v. Butler (3/08/18, L 74-75)
Current Week: v. NC State (3/15/18, W 94-83), @ Kansas (3/17/18, L 83-79)
UCLA Bruins 21-11 Pac-12 11-7 3rd 5 +5 Nov 20, 2017, #23 Oct 22, 2017, #21 Nov 20, 2017, #23
Previous Week: v. Stanford (3/08/18, W 88-77), @ Arizona (3/09/18, L 78-67)
Current Week: @ St. Bonaventure (3/13/18, L 65-58)
Buffalo Bulls 26-8 MAC 15-3 1st 5 +4 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Central Michigan (3/08/18, W 89-74), v. Kent State (3/09/18, W 78-61), v. Toledo (3/10/18, W 76-66)
Current Week: @ Arizona (3/15/18, W 68-89), @ Kentucky (3/17/18, L 95-75)
Creighton Bluejays 21-11 Big East 10-8 3rd 4 -4 Jan 8, 2018, #25 Jan 8, 2018, #25 Jan 8, 2018, #25
Previous Week: v. Providence (3/08/18, L 68-72)
Current Week: v. Kansas State (3/16/18, L 59-69)
South Dakota State Jackrabbits 28-6 Summit 13-1 1st 3 +3 N/A N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. North Dakota State (3/05/18, W 78-57), v. South Dakota (3/06/18, W 97-87)
Current Week: @ Ohio State (3/15/18, L 81-73)
Middle Tennessee State Blue Raiders 24-7 C-USA 16-2 1st 2 -7 Feb 26, 2018, #24 Feb 26, 2018, #24 Feb 26, 2018, #24
Previous Week: v. Southern Mississippi (3/08/18, L 68-71)
Current Week: v. Vermont (3/13/18, W 91-64), @ Louisville (3/18/18, L 84-68)
Virginia Tech Hokies 21-11 ACC 10-8 7th 2 -13 Jan 2, 2017, #21 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Notre Dame (3/07/18, L 65-71)
Current Week: v. Alabama (3/15/18, L 83-86)
Murray State Racers 26-5 OVC 16-2 1st 2 +2 Mar 2, 2015, #25 N/A N/A
Previous Week:
Current Week: @ West Virginia (3/16/18, L 85-68)
San Diego State Aztecs 22-10 MWC 11-7 4th 2 +2 Feb 23, 2015, #24 N/A N/A
Previous Week: @ Fresno State (3/08/18, W 52-64), @ Nevada (3/09/18, W 73-90), @ New Mexico (3/10/18, W 75-82)
Current Week: @ Houston (3/15/18, L 67-65)
Missouri Tigers 20-12 SEC 10-8 4th 1 +1 Jan 6, 2014, #21 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Georgia (3/08/18, L 60-62)
Current Week: v. Florida State (3/16/18, L 54-67)
Davidson Wildcats 21-11 A-10 13-5 5th 1 +1 Mar 9, 2015, #24 N/A N/A
Previous Week: v. Saint Louis (3/09/18, W 78-60), @ St. Bonaventure (3/10/18, W 70-82), @ Rhode Island (3/11/18, W 57-58)
Current Week: @ Kentucky (3/15/18, L 78-73)

Teams New Into Rankings

Rank   Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Season High Season Low Consecutive
Weeks Ranked
18    Kentucky Wildcats 24-10 SEC 10-8 4th 528 +462 Oct 22, 2017, #5 Feb 5, 2018, #24 1
Previous Week: v. Georgia (3/09/18, W 62-49), v. Alabama (3/10/18, W 86-63), @ Tennessee (3/11/18, W 72-77)
Current Week: v. Davidson (3/15/18, W 78-73), v. Buffalo (3/17/18, W 95-75)

Teams Dropping Out Of Rankings

  Team Overall
Record
Conference Conference
Record
Conference
Position
Points Points
Change
Last
Ranked
Season High Season Low
Rhode Island Rams 25-7 A-10 15-3 1st 66 -20 Mar 5, 2018, #25 Feb 12, 2018, #16 Mar 5, 2018, #25
Previous Week: v. VCU (3/09/18, W 76-67), v. Saint Joseph's (3/10/18, W 90-87), v. Davidson (3/11/18, L 57-58)
Current Week: v. Oklahoma (3/15/18, W 83-78), @ Duke (3/17/18, L 87-62)

Rankings By Conference

Conference # Teams Teams
ACC 5 #1 Virginia Cavaliers, #9 Duke Blue Devils, #10 North Carolina Tar Heels, #20 Clemson Tigers, #22 Miami (FL) Hurricanes
Big Ten 4 #5 Michigan State Spartans, #7 Michigan Wolverines, #11 Purdue Boilermakers, #17 Ohio State Buckeyes
SEC 4 #13 Tennessee Volunteers, #18 Kentucky Wildcats, #19 Auburn Tigers, #23 Florida Gators
AAC 3 #6 Cincinnati Bearcats, #16 Wichita State Shockers, #21 Houston Cougars
Big 12 3 #4 Kansas Jayhawks, #14 Texas Tech Red Raiders, #15 West Virginia Mountaineers
Big East 2 #2 Villanova Wildcats, #3 Xavier Musketeers
WCC 2 #8 Gonzaga Bulldogs, #25 Saint Mary's Gaels
MWC 1 #24 Nevada Wolf Pack
Pac-12 1 #12 Arizona Wildcats