The fourth 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 31-of-32 first-place votes from the coaches and 63-of-65 first-place votes from the AP voters.
The Florida Gators (6-1), fresh off a pair of victories on the road at Jacksonvile (86-60) on Monday and at home against Florida State (67-60) on Friday, moved up one spot to No. 13 in the USA Today rankings and stayed even at No. 15 in the AP top 25.
Florida checked in with 426 points (+31) in the USA Today poll and 758 points (+29) in the AP rankings.
The Gators will play three more top-25 teams in non-conference action.
|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.
USA TODAY COACHES’ POLL
This Week 1-5: Michigan State (31), Arizona (1), Ohio State, Kentucky, Syracuse
6-10: Louisville, Kansas, Duke, Wisconsin, Wichita State
11-15: Oklahoma State, Florida, Oregon, UConn, Gonzaga
16-20: Memphis, UCLA, Iowa State, Villanova, Baylor
21-25: Michigan, UMass, Indiana, Iowa, North Carolina
Last 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
ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25
This Week 1-5: Michigan State (63), Arizona (2), Kentucky, Syracuse, Ohio State
6-10: Kansas, Louisville, Wisconsin, Oklahoma State, Duke
11-15: Wichita State, UConn, Oregon, Villanova, Florida
16-20: Memphis, Iowa State, UCLA, Gonzaga, Baylor
21-25: UMass, Michigan, Iowa, San Diego State, Dayton
Last 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