Utah State Falls 10 Spots In Latest AP Poll

Dec 2, 2019, 1:06 PM
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LOGAN, Utah – The Utah State men’s basketball fell 10 spots in the latest Associated Press Top 25 College Basketball Poll.

The Aggies drop came after suffering an 81-73 loss to Saint Mary’s on Friday, November 29. It was the team’s first loss of the season and moved them to a 7-1 record.

Utah State moved for No. 15 to No. 25 in the latest poll released on Monday, December 2.


Utah State is 5-0 at home, 2-0 on neutral courts, and 0-1 in true road games this season.

The Aggies’ drop was the largest in the new poll.

Michigan had the largest jump in the poll going from unranked to No. 4. According to ESPN, the leap “matched Kansas (1989) for the biggest jump from being unranked in the history of the poll, which dates to 1949.”

After losses by Michigan State and Duke, the Louisville Cardinals moved up to the top spot.

Here is the entire AP Top 25 Poll following the 14th week of the college football season:

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

Others receiving votes:
Florida 111, Xavier 91, San Diego State 89, Saint Mary’s 86, Oklahoma State 85, Texas Tech 43, West Virginia 28, Purdue 24, DePaul 18, Arkansas 17, Indiana 13, Penn State 9, Stephen F. Austin 7, Oklahoma 6, Liberty 5, VCU 2, Richmond 2, Notre Dame 2, Delaware 1, SMU 1

Dropped from rankings: Texas Tech 12, VCU 20, Florida 24, Xavier 25

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