Virginia maintains #5 spot in national polls

virginia basketballVirginia is holding steady at #5 in the Associated Press and USA Today polls, released on Monday.

The Cavs (10-1) won their only game last week, rallying to defeat Cal, 63-62, in overtime on Dec. 22. The win was the ninth in a row for UVA since losing to George Washington on Nov. 16.

Michigan State (13-0) remained at #1 in both polls after the Spartans’ 99-93 overtime win over Oakland on Dec. 22. Next up for Oakland (7-4) is a game at Virginia on Wednesday.

 

AP Top 25

1Michigan State (64)13-01,623
2Kansas (1)10-11,534
3Oklahoma11-01,498
4Maryland11-11,428
5Virginia10-11,351
6Xavier12-01,296
7North Carolina10-21,219
8Arizona12-11,081
9Butler10-1984
10Kentucky10-2963
11Iowa State10-1938
12Providence12-1923
13Miami (FL)10-1867
14Purdue12-1818
15Duke9-2781
16Villanova9-2643
17SMU11-0636
18Louisville11-2516
19West Virginia10-1500
20Texas A&M9-2371
21Utah10-2224
22Cincinnati10-3199
23Baylor9-2195
24South Carolina11-0175
25UCLA9-451

USA Today Coaches Top 25

1Michigan State (27)13-0771
2Oklahoma (3)11-0730
3Kansas (1)10-1715
4Maryland11-1683
5Virginia10-1648
6Xavier12-0610
7Arizona12-1544
8North Carolina10-2530
9Iowa State10-1480
10Butler10-1471
11Kentucky10-2465
12Duke9-2434
13Providence12-1396
14Purdue12-1378
15Miami (FL)10-1367
16Villanova9-2309
17West Virginia10-1299
18Louisville11-2249
19Texas A&M9-2220
20South Carolina11-0157
21Baylor9-2146
22Utah10-294
23Cincinnati10-390
24Gonzaga10-379
25Pittsburgh10-149
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