Florida jumps to No. 16/17 in top 25 polls

The sixth 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 (7-2), fresh off an impressive 67-61 victory over then-No. 13 Kansas (6-3) on Tuesday in Gainesville, FL, jumped up three spots to No. 16 in the AP top 25 and two places to No. 17 in the USA Today rankings.

Florida checked in with 699 points (+265) in the AP poll and 296 points (+38) in the USA Today top 25.

The Gators will square off against the last of the four top-25 teams it was scheduled to face in non-conference action on Tuesday.

WeekGator BaitRecordAP Top 25USA TodayNCAA RPI
Preseason--No. 10 (1,048)No. 8 (550)-
2W 77-69 vs. North Florida1-0No. 11 (995)No. 10 (535)-
3L 53-59 at No. 20 Wisconsin
W 86-56 vs. Arkansas-Little Rock
2-1No. 16 (619)No. 14 (359)-
4W 67-53 vs. Southern
W 79-59 vs. MTSU
4-1No. 15 (729)No. 13 (395)-
5W 86-60 at Jacksonville
W 67-66 vs. Florida State
6-1No. 15 (758)No. 12 (426)-
6L 64-65 at No. 12 UConn6-2No. 19 (434)No. 19 (258)-
7W 67-61 vs. No. 13 Kansas7-2No. 16 (699)No. 17 (296)-
8W 77-75 vs. Memphis
W 66-49 vs. Fresno State
9-2No. 13 (881)No. 14 (383)-
9W 76-34 vs. Savannah State10-2No. 12 (915)No. 13 (413)-
10W 67-58 vs. Richmond11-2No. 10 (1,052)No. 11 (473)12
11W 74-58 vs. South Carolina
W-OT 84-82 at Arkansas
13-2
(2-0 SEC)
No. 7
(1,205)
No. 7
(573)
8
12W 72-50 vs. Georgia
W 68-61 at Auburn
15-2
(4-0 SEC)
No. 6
(1,303)
No. 6
(639)
8
13W 68-62 at Alabama
W 67-41 vs. Tennessee
17-2
(6-0 SEC)
No. 3
(1,436)
No. 4
(694)
5
14W 62-51 at Mississippi State
W 69-36 vs. Texas A&M
19-2
(8-0 SEC)
No. 3
(1,482)
No. 4
(720)
3
15W 68-58 vs. Missouri
W 78-69 vs. Alabama
21-2
(10-0 SEC)
No. 3
(1,477)
No. 4
(711)
5
16W 67-58 at Tennessee
W 69-59 at Kentucky
23-2
(12-0 SEC)
No. 2
(1,543)
No. 2
(752)
4
17W 71-66 vs. Auburn
W 75-71 at Ole Miss
25-2
(14-0 SEC)
No. 1
(1,606)
No. 1
(791)
3
18W 57-54 at Vanderbilt
W 79-61 vs. LSU
27-2
(16-0 SEC)
No. 1
(1,606)
No. 1
(793)
3
19W 72-46 at South Carolina
W 84-65 vs. Kentucky
29-2
(18-0 SEC)
No. 1
(1,610)
No. 1
(793)
2
Post-
season
W 72-49 vs. Missouri
W 56-49 vs. Tennessee
W 61-60 vs. Kentucky
32-2
(18-0 SEC)
(3-0 SECT)
No. 1
(1,610)
No. 1
(794)
1
FinalW 67-55 vs. Albany
W 61-45 vs. Pittsburgh
W 79-68 vs. UCLA
W 62-52 vs. Dayton
L 53-63 vs. UConn
36-3
(18-0 SEC)
(3-0 SECT)
(4-1 NCAAT)
-No. 3
(735)
-

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 (63), Syracuse (2), Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan State
6-10: Louisville, Oklahoma State, Villanova, Duke, UConn
11-15: Wichita State, Baylor, Oregon, North Carolina, Memphis
16-20: Florida, Iowa State, Kansas, Kentucky, Colorado
21-25: Gonzaga, UMass, Missouri, San Diego State, Iowa

Last Week 1-5: Arizona (63), Syracuse (2), Ohio State, Wisconsin, Michigan State
6-10: Louisville, Oklahoma State, Duke, UConn, Villanova
11-15: Kentucky, Wichita State, Kansas, Baylor, Oregon
16-20: Memphis, Iowa State, North Carolina, Florida, Gonzaga
21-25: Colorado, UMass, Iowa, Missouri, San Diego State

USA TODAY COACHES’ POLL
This Week 1-5: Arizona (30), Syracuse (1), Ohio State (1), Louisville, Michigan State
6-10: Wisconsin, Oklahoma State, Duke, Wichita State, UConn
11-15: Oregon, Villanova, Iowa State, Memphis, Baylor/Gonzaga
17-20: Florida, North Carolina, Kansas, UMass
21-25: Kentucky, UCLA, San Diego State, Colorado, Missouri

Last Week 1-5: Arizona (30), Ohio State (1), Syracuse (1), Louisville, Michigan State
6-10: Wisconsin, Duke, Wichita State, Oklahoma State, Kentucky
11-15: Oregon, UConn, Kansas, Villanova, Memphis
16-20: Iowa State, Gonzaga, Baylor, Florida (258), UMass
21-25: North Carolina, Iowa, UCLA, San Diego State, Michigan

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