No. 24 Minnesota ranked in AP poll for first time since 2013

No. 24 Minnesota ranked in AP poll for first time since 2013

The latest AP poll was released Monday, and the biggest Big Ten story line is Minnesota making its first appearance since 2013.

The Golden Gophers come in at No. 24, behind No. 17 Purdue and No. 18 Wisconsin. At 3-1 in the Big Ten, with its only loss coming in overtime vs. Michigan State, Minnesota is tied atop the Big Ten standings.

Nationally, the biggest story is undefeated Baylor being ranked No. 1 for the first time in program history.

See the full poll below.

AP Rankings
Rankings as of 1/9/2017
Rank School Record Votes Prev
1 Baylor Bears 15-0 1608 (55) 2
2 Kansas Jayhawks 14-1 1517 (8) 3
3 Villanova Wildcats 15-1 1499 (1) 1
4 UCLA Bruins 16-1 1433 (1) 4
5 Gonzaga Bulldogs 15-0 1366 5
6 Kentucky Wildcats 13-2 1327 6
7 Duke Blue Devils 14-2 1173 8
8 Creighton Bluejays 15-1 1111 10
9 Florida State Seminoles 15-1 1071 12
10 West Virginia Mountaineers 13-2 972 7
11 North Carolina Tar Heels 14-3 902 14
12 Butler Bulldogs 14-2 880 18
13 Oregon Ducks 15-2 869 15
14 Louisville Cardinals 13-3 744 9
15 Xavier Musketeers 13-2 651 16
16 Arizona Wildcats 15-2 634 17
17 Purdue Boilermakers 14-3 584 20
18 Wisconsin Badgers 13-3 581 13
19 Virginia Cavaliers 12-3 580 11
20 Notre Dame Fighting Irish 14-2 468 23
21 Saint Mary’s Gaels 14-1 377 19
22 Cincinnati Bearcats 13-2 256 22
23 Florida Gators 12-3 252 24
24 Minnesota Golden Gophers 15-2 167 NR
25 USC Trojans 15-2 20 25
Seton Hall Pirates 12-3 11 NR
South Carolina Gamecocks 12-3 7 NR
Iowa State Cyclones 10-4 7 NR
Indiana Hoosiers 11-5 6 25
Virginia Tech Hokies 12-3 6 21
SMU Mustangs 14-3 5 NR
Maryland Terrapins 14-2 5 NR
Clemson Tigers 11-4 4 NR
UNCW Seahawks 15-2 3 NR
VCU Rams 13-3 3 NR
Wichita State Shockers 14-3 2 NR
Nevada Wolf Pack 14-3 2 NR
Dayton Flyers 12-3 2 NR
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