|Saint Louis makes an appearance at #18 in the AP Top 25 poll this week, one of two new teams. Marquette was penalized the most for its play this week, falling five spots to #22.
Indiana holds steady at the top for the third week in a row. Saint Louis breaks into the Top 25 with an upset win at home over then-24th ranked Virginia Commonwealth, 76-62 and an upset win at then-15th ranked Butler, 65-61. Louisiana Tech comes in at #25 with a win against Central Baptist, 118-48. Colorado State falls out of the rankings this week with an upset loss at UNLV, 61-59 and a loss at home to then-16th ranked New Mexico, 91-82. Virginia Commonwealth drops out after a win against Xavier, 75-71 and a loss to Saint Louis.
Marquette had an unfortunate week, sinking five spots to #22 after a win at Seton Hall, 67-46 and an upset loss at Villanova, 60-56. Michigan State tanked five spots to #9 after losses to then-18th ranked Ohio State, 68-60 and 1st ranked Indiana, 72-68.