Kansas drops to No. 6/7 in Polls

After losing to Villanova in the Battle 4 Atlantis Semi-Finals, Kansas dropped to No. 6 in the AP Top 25 poll and No. 7 in the USA Today Coaches Poll. This marks the lowest ranking of the season in both polls.

Villanova benefited the most from the B4A trip as they moved from unranked in both polls to No. 14 in AP Top 25 poll and No. 17 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.

USA Today Coaches Poll
Rankings as of 12/2/2013
Rank School Record Votes Prev Rank
1 Michigan State Spartans 7-0 799 (31) 1
2 Arizona Wildcats 7-0 758 (1) 3
3 Ohio State Buckeyes 6-0 695 6
4 Kentucky Wildcats 7-1 683 4
5 Syracuse Orange 7-0 682 7
6 Louisville Cardinals 6-1 607 9
7 Kansas Jayhawks 6-1 597 2
8 Duke Blue Devils 6-2 547 5
9 Wisconsin Badgers 8-0 517 11
10 Wichita State Shockers 8-0 484 12
11 Oklahoma State Cowboys 7-1 476 8
12 Florida Gators 6-1 426 13
13 Oregon Ducks 7-0 417 15
14 Connecticut Huskies 7-0 410 14
15 Memphis Tigers 5-1 311 19
15 Gonzaga Bulldogs 7-1 311 10
17 UCLA Bruins 7-0 261 21
18 Iowa State Cyclones 5-0 245 22
19 Villanova Wildcats 7-0 201 NR
20 Baylor Bears 7-1 195 17
21 Michigan Wolverines 5-2 156 20
22 Massachusetts Minutemen 6-0 122 NR
23 Indiana Hoosiers 6-1 76 25
24 Iowa Hawkeyes 7-1 63 23
25 North Carolina Tar Heels 4-2 62 16
Virginia Cavaliers 7-1 42 NR
New Mexico Lobos 5-1 36 NR
San Diego State Aztecs 5-1 35 NR
VCU Rams 6-2 35 24
Pittsburgh Panthers 7-0 33 NR
Dayton Flyers 6-1 26 NR
Boise State Broncos 6-0 21 NR
Creighton Bluejays 5-2 17 18
Saint Mary’s Gaels 6-0 13 NR
Florida State Seminoles 5-2 10 NR
Missouri Tigers 7-0 10 NR
Colorado Buffaloes 7-1 8 NR
Charlotte 49ers 6-1 6 NR
Marquette Golden Eagles 5-3 4 NR
Notre Dame Fighting Irish 5-1 2 NR
George Washington Colonials 6-1 1 NR

AP Top 25

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Michigan State (63) 7-0 1623 1
2 Arizona (2) 7-0 1547 4
3 Kentucky 7-1 1473 3
4 Syracuse 7-0 1375 8
5 Ohio State 6-0 1340 7
6 Kansas 6-1 1240 2
7 Louisville 6-1 1139 9
8 Wisconsin 8-0 1094 10
9 Oklahoma State 7-1 1070 5
10 Duke 6-2 1021 6
11 Wichita State 8-0 911 12
12 Connecticut 7-0 836 13
13 Oregon 7-0 801 14
14 Villanova 7-0 785 37
15 Florida 6-1 758 15
16 Memphis 5-1 748 21
17 Iowa State 5-0 623 17
18 UCLA 7-0 548 19
19 Gonzaga 7-1 380 11
20 Baylor 7-1 377 18
21 Massachusetts 6-0 274 24
22 Michigan 5-2 223 22
23 Iowa 7-1 171 23
24 San Diego State 5-1 150
25 Dayton 6-1 90

Others receiving votes: Indiana 74, Virginia 73, New Mexico 71, North Carolina 62, Florida St. 40, Boise St. 36, Pittsburgh 36, VCU 30, Charlotte 20, Colorado 17, Creighton 17, Missouri 16, Harvard 10, Illinois 10, Cincinnati 8, Mississippi 3, George Washington 2, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 2, Xavier 1.