White-hot Michigan State takes over top spot in latest AP poll

White-hot Michigan State takes over top spot in latest AP poll

There’s a new No. 1 team in the nation, and it’s Michigan State.

The Spartans, following Villanova’s loss to Butler, moved up one spot in the latest AP poll, released Monday.

No. 13 Purdue, also up one spot, is the only other Big Ten team ranked in the poll.

View the full poll below.

AP Rankings
Rankings as of 1/1/2018
Rank School Record Votes Prev
1 Michigan State Spartans 14-1 1600 (43) 2
2 Duke Blue Devils 13-1 1556 (21) 4
3 Villanova Wildcats 13-1 1444 (1) 1
4 Arizona State Sun Devils 12-1 1336 3
5 Xavier Musketeers 14-1 1325 6
6 West Virginia Mountaineers 13-1 1304 7
7 Oklahoma Sooners 11-1 1160 12
8 Virginia Cavaliers 12-1 1048 9
9 Wichita State Shockers 11-2 1026 8
10 Kansas Jayhawks 11-2 963 11
11 Texas A&M Aggies 11-2 894 5
12 North Carolina Tar Heels 12-2 890 13
13 Purdue Boilermakers 13-2 883 14
14 Arizona Wildcats 11-3 832 17
15 Miami (FL) Hurricanes 12-1 782 15
16 TCU Horned Frogs 12-1 760 10
17 Kentucky Wildcats 11-2 742 16
18 Texas Tech Red Raiders 12-1 483 22
19 Gonzaga Bulldogs 12-3 410 20
19 Cincinnati Bearcats 12-2 410 21
21 Seton Hall Pirates 13-2 353 23
22 Arkansas Razorbacks 11-2 254 NR
23 Tennessee Volunteers 9-3 198 19
24 Florida State Seminoles 11-2 119 24
25 Clemson Tigers 12-1 104 NR
Baylor Bears 10-3 83 18
Creighton Bluejays 11-3 54 25
Notre Dame Fighting Irish 11-3 37 NR
Butler Bulldogs 12-3 23 NR
UCLA Bruins 11-3 14 NR
Texas Longhorns 10-4 10 NR
St. Bonaventure Bonnies 11-2 7 NR
SMU Mustangs 12-3 5 NR
Syracuse Orange 12-2 4 NR
Auburn Tigers 12-1 4 NR
Rhode Island Rams 9-3 2 NR
Nevada Wolf Pack 13-3 2 NR
Alabama Crimson Tide 9-4 1 NR
Mississippi State Bulldogs 12-1 1 NR
New Mexico State Aggies 12-3 1 NR
North Carolina State Wolfpack 10-4 1 NR
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