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WVU falls a few notches in AP hoops rankings

WVU has dropped 5 spots in latest AP basketball poll.
WVU has dropped 5 spots in latest AP basketball poll.(WHSV)
Published: Jan. 4, 2021 at 9:17 PM EST
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HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (WSAZ) - A tough loss to Oklahoma has knocked WVU down 5 spots in the latest Associated Press basketball poll. The 8-3 Mountaineers are now ranked 14th as week 7 begins Monday night. The only other local college basketball team receiving votes is Ohio State who dropped from 25th to 28th.

Here are the complete rankings.

1. Gonzaga (63) 10-0 1599 1

2. Baylor (1) 9-0 1537 2

3. Villanova 8-1 1453 4

4. Texas 8-1 1415 8

5. Iowa 9-2 1298 10

6. Kansas 8-2 1224 3

7. Creighton 8-2 1140 11

8. Wisconsin 9-2 1085 6

9. Tennessee 7-1 1076 7

10. Michigan 9-0 1039 16

11. Houston 8-1 977 5

12. Illinois 8-3 878 15

13. Missouri 7-1 747 12

14. West Virginia 8-3 706 9

15. Rutgers 7-2 703 14

16. Minnesota 10-2 559 21

17. Oregon 8-1 545 21

18. Texas Tech 8-3 445 13

19. Clemson 8-1 411 -

19. Virginia Tech 8-1 411 24

21. Duke 3-2 280 20

22. Virginia 5-2 258 23

23. Saint Louis 7-1 133 -

23. Michigan St. 7-3 133 17

25. Florida St. 5-2 120 18

Others receiving votes: Florida 110, Louisville 103, Ohio St. 96, Northwestern 86, Oklahoma St. 68, Arizona 25, Colorado 19, BYU 18, Drake 17, NC State 16, Oklahoma 15, Arkansas 14, Seton Hall 11, UCLA 6, Xavier 5, San Diego St. 4, UConn 4, LSU 3, Boise St. 3, Indiana 2, Alabama 2, Syracuse 1.

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