|Wisconsin, who cracks the AP Top 25 at #20 this week, leads four newcomers to the poll. Kansas drops like a rock this week, falling nine spots to #14. Wisconsin breaks into the Top 25 with an overtime win at home against Iowa, 74-70 and an upset win at home over then-3rd ranked Michigan, 65-62. Memphis comes in at #22 with wins against Southern Miss, 89-76 and Southern Methodist, 60-52. Colorado State shows up at #24 with a win against Nevada, 73-69. Kentucky also enters the Top 25 at #25. Creighton drops out of the Top 25 this week with an upset loss at Indiana State, 76-57 and an upset loss at home to Illinois State, 75-72. Cincinnati drops out after losses to then-23rd ranked Pittsburgh, 62-52 and Providence, 54-50. Minnesota drops out after losses to Illinois, 57-53 and then-12th ranked Michigan State, 61-50. Missouri also drops out this week.
Kansas is a big mover this week, tumbling nine places to #14, following an upset loss at TCU, 62-55 and an upset loss at Oklahoma, 72-66. Pittsburgh shot up seven spots to #16 after wins against then-17th ranked Cincinnati and Seton Hall, 56-46.