Big Ten places three teams in top 8 of latest AP poll

Big Ten places three teams in top 8 of latest AP poll

The Big Ten has three teams in the top 8 of the latest AP poll, released Monday.

Fresh off its victory vs. then-No. 3 Purdue, Michigan State moves up to No. 2 to pace the Big Ten. The Boilermakers drop three spots, to No. 6, while first-place Ohio State jumps six spots, to No. 8. No. 22 Michigan rounds out the ranked Big Ten teams.

View the full poll below.

AP Rankings
Rankings as of 2/12/2018
Rank School Record Votes Prev
1 Virginia Cavaliers 23-2 1557 (30) 2
2 Michigan State Spartans 24-3 1527 (21) 4
3 Villanova Wildcats 23-2 1518 (9) 1
4 Xavier Musketeers 23-3 1465 (5) 5
5 Cincinnati Bearcats 23-2 1359 6
6 Purdue Boilermakers 23-4 1269 3
7 Texas Tech Red Raiders 21-4 1258 7
8 Ohio State Buckeyes 22-5 1094 14
9 Gonzaga Bulldogs 23-4 1063 12
10 Auburn Tigers 22-3 1025 8
11 Clemson Tigers 20-4 945 16
12 Duke Blue Devils 20-5 942 9
13 Kansas Jayhawks 19-6 816 10
14 North Carolina Tar Heels 19-7 763 21
15 Saint Mary’s Gaels 24-3 683 11
16 Rhode Island Rams 20-3 666 18
17 Arizona Wildcats 20-6 594 13
18 Tennessee Volunteers 18-6 580 15
19 Wichita State Shockers 19-5 495 22
20 West Virginia Mountaineers 18-7 339 19
21 Texas A&M Aggies 17-8 241 NR
22 Michigan Wolverines 20-7 239 20
23 Oklahoma Sooners 16-8 152 17
24 Nevada Wolf Pack 21-5 87 23
25 Arizona State Sun Devils 19-6 83 NR
New Mexico State Aggies 22-3 66 NR
Florida Gators 17-8 48 NR
Creighton Bluejays 18-7 44 NR
Butler Bulldogs 17-9 43 NR
Virginia Tech Hokies 18-7 29 NR
Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders 20-5 26 NR
Alabama Crimson Tide 16-9 22 NR
Houston Cougars 19-5 16 NR
Nebraska Cornhuskers 19-8 15 NR
Missouri Tigers 17-8 14 NR
Miami (FL) Hurricanes 18-6 10 25
TCU Horned Frogs 17-8 8 NR
Kentucky Wildcats 17-8 8 24
East Tennessee State Buccaneers 22-4 5 NR
Oklahoma State Cowboys 15-10 4 NR
St. Bonaventure Bonnies 18-6 3 NR
Louisville Cardinals 18-8 2 NR
Florida State Seminoles 17-8 1 NR
Vermont Catamounts 21-5 1 NR
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