Big Ten lands four teams in top 20 of latest AP poll

Big Ten lands four teams in top 20 of latest AP poll

The Big Ten has four top 20 teams in the latest AP poll, released Monday, marking its best showing of the season.

Undefeated Purdue comes in at No. 3 for the fourth consecutive week to pace the quartet of Big Ten teams. The other three teams, No. 4 Michigan State, No. 14 Ohio State and No. 20 Michigan, are all move up, with the Wolverines ascending a conference-best four spots.

View the full poll below.

AP Rankings
Rankings as of 2/5/2018
Rank School Record Votes Prev
1 Villanova Wildcats 22-1 1608 (48) 1
2 Virginia Cavaliers 22-1 1572 (16) 2
3 Purdue Boilermakers 23-2 1500 (1) 3
4 Michigan State Spartans 22-3 1407 5
5 Xavier Musketeers 21-3 1350 6
6 Cincinnati Bearcats 21-2 1305 8
7 Texas Tech Red Raiders 19-4 1182 10
8 Auburn Tigers 21-2 1138 11
9 Duke Blue Devils 19-4 1075 4
10 Kansas Jayhawks 18-5 1015 7
11 Saint Mary’s Gaels 23-2 895 13
12 Gonzaga Bulldogs 21-4 851 14
13 Arizona Wildcats 19-5 816 9
14 Ohio State Buckeyes 20-5 747 17
15 Tennessee Volunteers 17-5 739 18
16 Clemson Tigers 19-4 720 20
17 Oklahoma Sooners 16-6 636 12
18 Rhode Island Rams 19-3 486 22
19 West Virginia Mountaineers 17-6 457 15
20 Michigan Wolverines 19-6 331 24
21 North Carolina Tar Heels 17-7 304 19
22 Wichita State Shockers 17-5 295 16
23 Nevada Wolf Pack 20-4 205 NR
24 Kentucky Wildcats 17-6 133 21
25 Miami (FL) Hurricanes 17-5 76 NR
Butler Bulldogs 17-7 65 NR
Washington Huskies 17-6 54 NR
Florida State Seminoles 17-6 27 NR
New Mexico State Aggies 20-3 23 NR
Seton Hall Pirates 17-6 20 NR
Creighton Bluejays 17-6 18 NR
Arizona State Sun Devils 17-6 17 25
Texas Longhorns 15-8 15 NR
North Carolina State Wolfpack 16-7 12 NR
Alabama Crimson Tide 15-8 8 NR
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 18-5 6 NR
Nebraska Cornhuskers 17-8 4 NR
TCU Horned Frogs 16-7 3 NR
Houston Cougars 17-5 3 NR
Florida Gators 15-8 3 23
Oklahoma State Cowboys 14-9 2 NR
East Tennessee State Buccaneers 21-4 1 NR
Vermont Catamounts 19-5 1 NR
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