Kansas moves up to No. 2 in AP poll, No. 3 in Coaches Poll

After beating No. 4 Duke last week, 93-84, the Kansas Jayhawks moved up to No. 2 in the Associated Press poll and No. 3 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. Bill Self’s squad (2-0) picked up seven first-place votes in the AP poll and two in the Coaches poll.

AP Top 25 Poll:

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Michigan State (51) 3-0 1608 2
2 Kansas (7) 2-0 1523 5
3 Louisville (7) 3-0 1511 3
4 Kentucky 3-1 1410 1
5 Arizona (5) 3-0 1339 6
6 Duke 2-1 1320 4
7 Oklahoma State 3-0 1198 8
8 Ohio State 3-0 1172 10
9 Syracuse 3-0 1135 9
10 VCU 3-0 928 14
11 Memphis 1-0 871 13
12 Wisconsin 3-0 763 20
13 Gonzaga 3-0 710 15
14 Michigan 2-1 705 7
14 Wichita State 4-0 705 16
16 Florida 2-1 619 11
17 Oregon 2-0 613 18
18 Connecticut 4-0 600 19
19 New Mexico 2-0 353 22
20 Baylor 3-0 342 23
21 Iowa State 3-0 296
22 UCLA 2-0 291 24
23 Creighton 3-0 246 26
24 North Carolina 2-1 213 12
25 Marquette 2-1 144 17
  • Others receiving votes: Iowa 122, Indiana 109, Virginia 77, Harvard 72, Boise State 28, Belmont 18, Arizona State 13, Villanova 11, Xavier 10, Tennessee 9, Pittsburgh 7, Colorado 6, Missouri 5, Minnesota 4, Saint Louis 4, Florida State 4, Cincinnati 3, Massachusetts 2, Brigham Young 2, Indiana State 2, Notre Dame 1, George Washington 1
  • Dropped from rankings: Notre Dame 21, Virginia 25,

USA Today Poll:

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Michigan State (22) 3-0 789
2 Louisville (8) 3-0 761
3 Kansas (2) 2-0 735
4 Arizona 3-0 684
5 Kentucky 3-1 658
6 Duke 2-1 630
7 Syracuse 3-0 601
8 Ohio State 3-0 597
9 Oklahoma State 3-0 541
10 Virginia Commonwealth 3-0 443
11 Memphis 1-0 404
12 Gonzaga 3-0 381
13 Michigan 2-1 362
14 Florida 2-1 359
15 Wisconsin 3-0 332
16 Wichita State 4-0 330
17 Oregon 2-0 275
18 Connecticut 4-0 265
19 North Carolina 2-1 208
20 New Mexico 2-0 180
21 Baylor 3-0 131
22 Indiana 4-0 129
23 Creighton 3-0 111
24 UCLA 2-0 105
25 Iowa 4-0 74
  • Others receiving votes: Marquette 71, Iowa State 49, Virginia 42, Boise State 21, Harvard 20, Pittsburgh 19, Georgetown 14, Notre Dame 13, Colorado 10, California 9, Tennessee 9, Saint Mary’s 8, Massachusetts 8, Saint Louis 5, Missouri 5, Belmont 5, Arizona State 3, Villanova 2, Brigham Young 1, Utah State 1