|Missouri drops to #16, falling three spots in this week's AP Top 25 poll. The Tigers join three SEC teams in the poll, the others being Florida at #7 and Kentucky (#8). Missouri started off the week with a win on the road over Stanford, 78-70. That was followed by a loss on the road against then-2nd ranked Louisville, 84-61. The Tigers closed the week with another win on the road over Virginia Commonwealth, 68-65.
Florida stays put at #7 following a week that began with a win at home over Savannah State, 58-40. After that came another win at home against UCF, 79-66.
Kentucky holds steady at #8 after wins against Long Island, 104-75 and Morehead State, 81-70.
Indiana hangs on to number one for the third week in a row. Georgetown enters the Top 25 at #20 with an upset win on the road over then-11th ranked UCLA, 78-70, an overtime loss on the road to 1st ranked Indiana, 82-72, and a win at home over Mount St. Mary's, 72-50. Minnesota comes in at #21 with wins against Stanford, 66-63 and then-19th ranked Memphis, 84-75 and a loss to then-5th ranked Duke, 89-71. Illinois shows up at #22 with wins against Gardner-Webb, 63-62, Butler, 78-61, and Chaminade, 84-61. New Mexico also enters the Top 25 at #25. UCLA falls out of the Top 25 this week with an upset loss on the road to Georgetown, a win on the road over Georgia, 60-56, and an upset loss at home to Cal Poly, 70-68. Memphis drops out after a win against Northern Iowa, 52-47 and losses to Minnesota and Virginia Commonwealth, 78-65. Connecticut and Baylor also drop out this week.