Week 7 AP College Basketball Rankings: San Diego State Moves Up To No. 20
Aztecs move up a few spots.
Just the one Mountain West team.
The latest Associated Press college basketball rankings are out and there was a lot of movement. On the national front, there is a new No. 1 team in Kansas and they are the fifth different team to take the top spot which is the most movement at the to pre-New Year’s Day.
Within the Mountain West, it is San Diego State who is the lone ranked team at No. 20. They have not played since their last-second win over San Jose State back on Dec. 8, and due to other movement climb five spots.
The Aztecs get a decent opponent on Dec. 21 as they take on Utah down in Los Angeles as a chance to maybe move up in the rankings.
Utah State is earning votes even after its loss to BYU over the weekend. For a second team to be ranked it will take a while for the Aggies to move into the polls. They do face San Diego State early in league play so that would be an opportunity for Utah State to re-enter the polls.
AP Top 25
5. Ohio State
15. Michigan State
19. Florida State
20. San Diego State
23. Penn State
24. Texas Tech
25. West Virginia
Others Receiving Votes: North Carolina 41, Xavier 40, Wichita State 31, Purdue 30, Liberty 25, Marquette 23, Indiana 23, Virginia Commonwealth 21, Utah State 14, Saint Mary’s 13, Northern Iowa 12, Colorado 12, Texas 10, Florida 7, DePaul 6, Georgetown 3, Richmond 3, Virginia Tech 3, LSU 3, Stanford 3, Seton Hall 3, Oklahoma State 2, Duquesne 1, BYU 1, Arkansas 1