College Basketball Rankings: Little Movement With So Many Postponements

College Basketball Rankings: Little Movement With So Many Postponements

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College Basketball Rankings: Little Movement With So Many Postponements

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College Basketball Rankings: Little Movement With So Many Postponements


Colorado State is still in the top 20


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Cancelations did a number this week.

As 2022 kicks off, the newest Associated Press Top 25 has dropped. While college basketball is ravaged across the country with COVID-19 issues, a ton of games have been either postponed or canceled. 

The majority of the new poll remains the same and no new teams entered the mix. But, as the weeks go on and games start getting made up, this list should change a ton. 

The Mountain West Conference still has just one team — Colorado State. The Rams remain at No. 20 and have not played since December 11 against Mississippi State, likely the reason why they haven’t moved up at all. 

Here is the entire AP Top 25: 

  1. Baylor 
  2. Duke 
  3. Purdue 
  4. Gonzaga 
  5. UCLA
  6. Kansas 
  7. USC 
  8. Arizona 
  9. Auburn 
  10. Michigan State 
  11. Iowa State 
  12. Houston 
  13. Ohio State 
  14. Texas 
  15. Alabama 
  16. Providence 
  17. Kentucky 
  18. Tennessee 
  19. Villanova 
  20. Colorado State 
  21. LSU 
  22. Xavier 
  23. Wisconsin 
  24. Seton Hall 
  25. Texas Tech 

Others Receiving Votes: Illinois 74, Oklahoma 71, Loyola Chicago 40, Connecticut 39, Georgia 22, West Virginia 6, Iowa 5, Minnesota 3, Davidson 3, San Francisco 3, Creighton 2

Once again, no other MWC teams in the others receiving votes category, either. 

The Rams are holding it down for the conference and are one of three remaining unbeaten teams – with Baylor and USC as the other two. 

Colorado State, for now, is set to play Air Force on Tuesday. As we all know, anything can change in a minute.

The next closest just might be Wyoming, who sits at 11-2 overall as they wait to kick off conference play. San Diego State has turned things around a bit and moved to 9-3 with a tough road victory over UNLV. 

Boise State is at 10-4, Air Force at 8-4, and Fresno State at 10-4 as well. Utah State is at 9-5 after a two-point loss to Air Force on December 29, so there are a ton of questions around the MWC as a whole. 

Who will be the next school to enter the Top 25 conversation? 

It might be a while, especially if games keep getting canceled or postponed, but somebody will likely make their way into the conversation. 

For now, Colorado State is the only one. 


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