Gonzaga still leads, Auburn keeps No. 2 spot in Ferris Mowers Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll

Upsets were plentiful in men’s college basketball this week. But Gonzaga avoided any potential traps and strengthened its hold on the No. 1 ranking in the Ferris Mowers Men's Basketball Coaches Poll.The Bulldogs ran their winning streak to 14 games with Saturday night’s victory against then-No. 22 Saint Mary’s. The Zags claim 30 of 32…

Upsets have been grand in males’s college basketball this week. However Gonzaga avoided any doable traps and bolstered its use on the No. 1 ranking within the Ferris Mowers Men’s Basketball Coaches Poll.

The Bulldogs ran their winning tear to 14 video games with Saturday night’s victory in opposition to then-No. 22 Saint Mary’s. The Zags reveal 30 of 32 first-set aside votes this week.

Auburn dropped its first SEC game of the season at some stage within the week, an additional time decision at Arkansas, but retains the No. 2 ranking. The Tigers also withhold the last pair of first-set aside nods, serving to them preserve earlier than surging Kentucky by three poll aspects. UK is followed at No. 4 by one other set of Wildcats, Arizona.

Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) shoots the ball against St. Mary's forward Kyle Bowen (14) during the second half at McCarthey Athletic Center.

Gonzaga forward Drew Timme (2) shoots the ball in opposition to St. Mary’s forward Kyle Bowen (14) at some stage within the second half of at McCarthey Athletic Center.

It used to be a week of blended outcomes for plenty of other necessary powers. Duke moves up a space to round out the stay 5 despite a loss to Virginia. No. 6 Kansas also beneficial properties a pair of positions but additionally dropped a mid-week Gargantuan 12 contest to Texas. Purdue slips four locations to No. 7 after narrowly warding off a two-loss week Sunday. Baylor is aid up to No. 8, and Gargantuan East leaders Windfall and Villanova total the stay 10.

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Tennessee equals Villanova for the largest leap of the week, hiking 5 positions to No. 13 thanks to a four-game winning tear. Houston plunges eight locations to No. 15 following a pair of losses within the American Athletic Conference.

Murray Reveal rises to No. 21, its perfect space since reaching No. 7 at some stage within the 2011-12 campaign. Mountain West chief Wyoming joins the poll at No. 22, its first look since January of 2013. Arkansas also enters, tied for 24th with Connecticut.

Saint Mary’s and Wake Forest are this week’s dropouts.

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