The third regular season editions of the USA Today Coaches’ Poll and Associated Press Top 25 were released on Monday with the Michigan State Spartans sticking as the No. 1-ranked team in the country. Michigan State received 30-of-32 first-place votes from the coaches and 56-of-65 first-place votes from the AP voters.
The Florida Gators (4-1), fresh off a pair of victories at home over Southern (67-53) on Monday and Middle Tennessee State (79-59) on Thursday, moved up one spot each to No. 13 in the USA Today rankings and No. 15 in the AP top 25.
Florida checked in with 395 points (+39) in the USA Today poll and 729 points (+110) in the AP rankings.
The Gators will play three more top-25 teams in non-conference action.[table “25” not found /]
Check out the complete top 25 rankings and see where UF stands…after the break!
UF’s 2013-14 opponents in italics.
USA TODAY COACHES’ POLL
This Week 1-5: Michigan State (30), Kansas (2), Arizona, Kentucky, Duke
6-10: Ohio State, Syracuse, Oklahoma State, Louisville, Gonzaga
11-15: Wisconsin, Wichita State, Florida, UConn, Oregon
16-20: North Carolina, Baylor, Creighton, Memphis, Michigan
21-25: UCLA, Iowa State, Iowa, VCU, Indiana
Last Week 1-5: Michigan State (22), Louisville (8), Kansas (2), Arizona, Kentucky
6-10: Duke, Syracuse, Ohio State, Oklahoma State, VCU
11-15: Memphis Gonzaga, Michigan, Florida, Wisconsin
16-20: Wichita State, Oregon UConn, North Carolina, New Mexico
21-25: Baylor, Indiana, Creighton, UCLA, Iowa
ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25
This Week 1-5: Michigan State (56), Kansas (8), Kentucky, Arizona, Oklahoma State (1)
6-10: Duke, Ohio State, Syracuse, Louisville, Wisconsin
11-15: Gonzaga, Wichita State, UConn, Oregon, Florida
16-20: North Carolina, Iowa State, Baylor, UCLA, Creighton
21-25: Memphis, Michigan, Iowa, UMass, Marquette
Last Week 1-5: Michigan State (51), Kansas (7), Louisville (7), Kentucky, Arizona (5)
6-10: Duke, Oklahoma State, Ohio State, Syracuse, VCU
11-15: Memphis, Wisconsin, Gonzaga, Michigan, Wichita State
16-20: Florida, Oregon, UConn, New Mexico, Baylor
21-25: Iowa State, UCLA, Creighton, North Carolina, Marquette