Gophers climb to No. 17 in AP Poll

Gopher basketball huddles during a game against North Dakota at Williams Arena on December 4th, 2020. Photo: KSTP Sports. Gopher basketball huddles during a game against North Dakota at Williams Arena on December 4th, 2020.

Associated Press
Updated: January 18, 2021 12:31 PM
Created: January 18, 2021 12:29 PM

The Gophers men's basketball team is up to No. 17 in the Associated Press top 25 poll.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 17:

Record
1. Gonzaga (62) 14-0
2. Baylor (2) 12-0
3. Villanova 8-1
4. Iowa 12-2
5. Texas 11-2
6. Tennessee 10-1
7. Michigan 11-1
8. Houston 11-1
9. Kansas 10-3
10. Wisconsin 11-3
11. Creighton 10-3
12. Texas Tech 11-4
13. Virginia  9-2
14. West Virginia  9-4
15. Ohio St. 11-3
16. Virginia Tech 11-2
17. Minnesota 11-4
18. Alabama 11-3
19. Missouri 8-2
20. Clemson 9-2
21. Oregon 9-2
22. Illinois 9-5
23. UConn 7-1
24. UCLA 11-2
25. Saint Louis 7-1

Others receiving votes: Louisville 155, Colorado 148, Oklahoma St. 119, Florida St. 112, Southern Cal 74, Duke 43, Drake 42, LSU 20, Boise St. 15, Xavier 7, Belmont 5, Michigan St. 3, Winthrop 3, Toledo 2, Utah St. 1, Purdue 1.


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