College Basketball Rankings 2018: Complete Week 15 AP Poll


It’s time for another busy week in the college basketball world.

As the conference tournaments loom around the corner, the Virginia Cavaliers have reached the No. 1 spot in the AP Top 25 poll for the first time in more than 35 years.

Virginia received 30 of a potential 65 first-place votes.

A total of four teams received first-place votes — Virginia (30), Michigan State (21), Villanova (9) and Xavier (5) — with Cincinnati rounding out the top five.

Ohio State and Gonzaga both jumped into the top ten in the latest Associated Press poll, while Texas A&M and Arizona State went from unranked to the top 25.

Where does your favorite team stand in the latest rankings?

The full college basketball AP Top 25 Poll can be seen below, with first-place votes in parenthesis:

  1. Virginia (30)
  2. Michigan State (21)
  3. Villanova (9)
  4. Xavier (5)
  5. Cincinnati
  6. Purdue
  7. Texas Tech
  8. Ohio State
  9. Gonzaga
  10. Auburn
  11. Clemson
  12. Duke
  13. Kansas
  14. North Carolina
  15. Saint Mary’s
  16. Rhode Island
  17. Arizona
  18. Tennessee
  19. Wichita State
  20. West Virginia
  21. Texas A&M
  22. Michigan
  23. Oklahoma
  24. Nevada
  25. Arizona State

On Monday, the only ranked teams in action are No. 14 North Carolina and No. 20 West Virginia.

Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated,,, and many others.
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