The ninth regular-season editions of the Associated Press Top 25 and USA Today Coaches’ Poll were released on Monday with the Arizona Wildcats staying put as the No. 1-ranked team in the country. Arizona received 63-of-65 first-place votes from the AP voters and 30-of-32 first-place votes from the coaches.
The Florida Gators (11-2), fresh off a hard-fought 67-58 win over Richmond (10-5) on Saturday – jumped up two spots in both polls to No. 10 in the new AP top 25 and No. 11 in the latest USA Today rankings.
Florida checked in with 1,052 points (+137) in the AP poll and 473 points (+60) in the USA Today top 25.
The Gators begin Southeastern Conference play on Jan. 8.
|Week||Gator Bait||Record||AP Top 25||USA Today||NCAA RPI|
|Preseason||-||-||No. 7 (1,153)||No. 7 (568)||-|
|2||W 68-45 vs. William & Mary||1-0||No. 8 (1,127)||No. 7 (560)||-|
|3||L 69-67 vs. Miami|
W(OT) 61-56 vs. ULM
|2-1||No. 18 (467)||No. 16 (303)||-|
|4||L(OT) 65-66 vs. Georgetown|
W 56-47 vs. UAB
L 64-75 vs. North Carolina
|3-3||NR (40)||No. 24 (60)||-|
Check out the complete top 25 rankings and see where UF stands…after the break!
UF’s 2013-14 opponents in italics.
ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25
This Week 1-5: Arizona (60), Syracuse (5), Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan State
6-10: Wichita State, Baylor, Villanova, Iowa State, Florida
11-15: Oklahoma State, Louisville, San Diego State, Kentucky, Colorado
16-20: Duke, Oregon, Kansas, UMass, Iowa
21-25: Missouri, Gonzaga, Illinois, Memphis, Kansas State
Last Week 1-5: Arizona (60), Syracuse (5), Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan State
6-10: Oklahoma State, Duke, Wichita State, Baylor, Oregon
11-15: Villanova, Florida, Iowa State, Louisville, Kentucky
16-20: Kansas, UConn, Memphis, North Carolina, Colorado
21-25: San Diego State, Iowa, UMass, Gonzaga, Missouri
USA TODAY COACHES’ POLL
This Week 1-5: Arizona (30), Syracuse (1), Ohio State (1), Michigan State/Wisconsin
6-10: Wichita State, Iowa State, Louisville, Baylor, Villanova
11-15: Florida, Oklahoma State, Duke/Oregon, San Diego State
16-20: Kentucky, Colorado, Gonzaga, UMass, Kansas
21-25: Missouri, Memphis, Creighton, Iowa, UCLA
Last Week 1-5: Arizona (30), Syracuse (1), Ohio State (1), Michigan State, Wisconsin
6-10: Oklahoma State, Wichita State, Duke, Oregon, Louisville
11-15: Baylor, Iowa State, Florida, Villanova, UConn
16-20: Kentucky, Kansas, Memphis, North Carolina/San Diego State
21-25: Gonzaga, UMass, Iowa, Colorado, Missouri