2011 College Basketball AP Poll – Week 5

The week 5 college basketball AP Poll is out. No changes in the top two spots with Kentucky and Ohio State remaining atop the polls this week after wins over North Carolina and Duke respectfully. Duke did fall 4 spots after getting thumped by Ohio State by more than 20 points to number 7, while North Carolina actually rose one spot in the poll after losing by one point on the road to Kentucky. Future SEC member, Missouri, rises to number 10 this week which also sees Harvard, Illinois, Georgetown, and Creighton enter the top 25.

2011 College Basketball AP Poll – Week 5

RK      TEAM            RECORD      PTS     PREV

1          Kentucky (47)            8-0       1,606   1

Last Week: Def St. John’s 81-59 (12/1), Def North Carolina 73-72 (12/3)

This Week: 12/10 at Indiana (8-0)

2          Ohio State (18)           8-0       1,575   2

Last Week: Def Duke 85-63 (11/29), Def Texas-Pan American 64-35 (12/3)

This Week: 12/10 at Kansas (5-2)

3          Syracuse         8-0       1,491   4

Last Week: Def Eastern Michigan 84-48 (11/29), Def Florida 72-68 (12/2)

This Week: 12/6 vs. Marshall (5-1), 12/10 vs. George Washington (4-3)

4          North Carolina          6-2       1,328   5

Last Week: Def Wisconsin 60-57 (11/30), Lost to Kentucky 73-72 (12/3)

This Week: 12/6 vs. Evansville (3-3), 12/10 vs. Long Beach State (4-3)

5          Louisville        7-0       1,325   6

Last Week: Def Long Beach State 79-66 (11/28), Def Vanderbilt 62-60 (12/2)

This Week: 12/7 vs. IUPUI (2-7), 12/10 vs. Fairleigh Dickinson (1-6)

6          Baylor 7-0       1,283   7

Last Week: Def Prairie View A&M 90-54 (11/29), Def Northwestern 69-41 (12/4)

This Week: No games scheduled.

7          Duke   7-1       1,264   3

Last Week: Lost to Ohio State 85-63 (11/29)

This Week: 12/7 vs. Colorado State (5-3), 12/10 vs. Washington (4-2)

8          Xavier 6-0       1,133   11

Last Week: Def Vanderbilt 82-70 (11/28), Def Purdue 66-63 (12/3)

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This Week: 12/7 at Butler (4-4), 12/10 vs. Cincinnati (5-2)

9          Connecticut    7-1       1,120   8

Last Week: Def Arkansas 75-62 (12/3)

This Week: 12/8 vs. Harvard (8-0)

10        Missouri         7-0       1,009   13

Last Week: Def Northwestern State 90-56 (12/2)

This Week: 12/6 at Villanova (5-2), 12/10 vs. Navy (3-6)

11        Marquette      7-0       982      16

Last Week: Def Jacksonville 88-56 (11/28), Def Wisconsin 61-54 (12/3)

This Week: 12/6 vs. Washington (4-2), 12/10 vs. Green Bay (4-4)

12        Florida            5-2       923      10

Last Week: Def Stetson 96-70 (11/28), Lost to Syracuse 72-68 (12/2)

This Week: 12/7 vs. Arizona (6-2), 12/9 vs. Rider (1-8)

13        Kansas            5-2       833      15

Last Week: Def Florida Atlantic 77-54 (11/30), Def South Florida 70-42 (12/3)

This Week: 12/6 vs. Long Beach State (4-3), 12/10 vs. Ohio State (8-0)

14        Wisconsin       6-2       665      9

Last Week: Lost to North Carolina 60-57 (11/30), Lost to Marquette 61-54 (12/3)

This Week: 12/7 vs. Green Bay (4-4), 12/10 vs. UNLV (8-1)

15        Pittsburgh      7-1       660      17

Last Week: Def Duquesne 80-69 (11/30), Def Tennessee 61-56 (12/3)

This Week: 12/6 vs. Virginia Military (3-4), 12/10 vs. Oklahoma State (5-2)

16        Alabama         7-1       635      12

Last Week: Lost to Georgetown 57-55 (12/1)

This Week: 12/7 at Dayton (5-3), 12/11 vs. Detroit (3-6)

17        Mississippi State        8-1       493      21

Last Week: Def West Virginia 75-62 (12/3)

This Week: 12/10 vs. Troy (4-3)

18        Georgetown   7-1       491      NR

Last Week: Def IUPUI 81-58 (11/28), Def Alabama 57-55 (12/1), Def N.J.I.T. 84-44 (12/3)

This Week: 12/10 vs. Howard (2-5)

19        Creighton       7-0       352      NR

Last Week: Def San Diego State 85-83 (11/30), Def Nebraska 76-66 (12/4)

This Week: 12/10 at Saint Joseph’s (5-3)

20        Michigan        6-2       312      14

Last Week: Lost to Virginia 70-58 (11/29), Def Iowa State 76-66 (12/3)

This Week: 12/10 at Oakland (6-2)

21        Memphis        4-2       216      22

Last Week: Def Jackson State 70-45 (11/28), Def Austin Peay 91-60 (12/3)

This Week: 12/6 at Miami (FL) (5-2), 12/11 vs. Murray State (9-0)

22        Texas A&M   6-1       199      25

Last Week: Def Alcorn State 56-44 (11/30), Def Stephen F. Austin 55-42 (12/3)

This Week: 12/7 vs. Sam Houston State (3-5), 12/10 vs. Louisiana-Monroe (1-7)

23        Gonzaga         5-1       197      19

Last Week: Def Notre Dame 73-53 (11/30), Lost to Illinois 82-75 (12/3)

This Week: 12/10 vs. Michigan State (6-2)

24        Illinois            8-0       193      NR

Last Week: Def Maryland 71-62 (11/29), Def Gonzaga 82-75 (12/3)

This Week: 12/7 vs. St. Bonaventure (3-3), 12/11 vs. Coppin State (2-4)

25        Harvard         8-0       191      NR

Last Week: Def Vermont 55-48 (12/1), Def Seattle 80-70 (12/4)

This Week: 12/8 at Connecticut (7-1), 12/10 at Boston University (4-4)

Others receiving votes: UNLV 188, Vanderbilt 141, Michigan State 135, San Diego State 50, Virginia 26, Saint Louis 25, Stanford 23, Purdue 12, California 11, Cleveland State 9, Florida State 7, Kansas State 6, Arizona 5, Indiana 4, Murray State 2, Northern Iowa 2, Oregon State 2, UC Santa Barbara 1

Dropped from rankings: UNLV 18, Vanderbilt 20, Saint Louis 23, California 24

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