UTAH STATE AGGIES

Utah State Has Highest Ranking In 49 Years

Nov 18, 2019, 12:24 PM
Alphonso Anderson vs. Montana State...
(Photo courtesy of Rick Parker, USU Athletics)
(Photo courtesy of Rick Parker, USU Athletics)

LOGAN, Utah – The Utah State Aggies moved up two spots in the latest Associated Press from No. 17 to No. 15 after winning their two games last week.

It’s the highest ranking for the Aggies since they were No. 12 in 1970.

During that season, Utah State started the 1970-71 season ranked No. 12 before reaching the ninth spot in January, 1971. They finished with a 20-7 record after losing to BYU in the NCAA Tournament.

Last week, Utah State beat Denver 97-56 on Tuesday and knocked off North Carolina A&T 81-54 on Friday. In the win over Denver, Brock Miller led the way with 27 points, including a career-high 7 made three-pointers. Against North Carolina A&T, Alphonso Anderson had his best game as an Aggie with 21 points.

Here is the entire AP poll heading into the third week of the college basketball season:

  1. Duke (4-0)
  2. Louisville (4-0)
  3. Michigan State (2-1)
  4. Kansas (2-1)
  5. North Carolina (3-0)
  6. Maryland (3-0)
  7. Virginia (3-0)
  8. Gonzaga (4-0)
  9. Kentucky (2-1)
  10. Ohio State (3-0)
  11. Oregon (4-0)
  12. Texas Tech (3-0)
  13. Seton Hall (3-1)
  14. Arizona (4-0)
  15. Utah State (4-0)
  16. Memphis (3-1)
  17. Villanova (2-1)
  18. Xavier (4-0)
  19. Auburn (4-0)
  20.  Tennessee (3-0)
  21. VCU (4-0)
  22. Texas (4-0)
  23. Colorado (2-0)
  24. Baylor (2-1
  25. Washington (2-1)

Others receiving votes:
Florida State (91), Florida (67), LSU (61), Saint Mary’s (55), Evansville (43), Oklahoma (29), Vermont (11), Marquette (11), Michigan (11), Purdue (11), Butler (10), Mississippi State (9), Virginia (7), West Virginia (6), Providence (5), Wisconsin (5), Liberty (4), Arkansas (3), San Diego State (2), USC (2), Missouri (2), New Mexico (2), Dayton (1).

Utah State will host UTSA in the final game of their 5-game home stand on Monday at 7 p.m. The game will tip-off at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on Stadium. They will then head to Jamaica to participate in the Jamaica Classic with their first game taking place on Friday at 5 p.m. against LSU. The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network.

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