Creighton Men's Basketball Moves to 13th in Coaches Poll; 15th in AP Poll

 Associated Press Poll

Released Nov. 12, 2012
 
    1.    Indiana (46)  
    2.    Louisville (18)    
    3.    Kentucky (1)   
    4.    Ohio State   
    5.    Michigan    
    6.    North Carolina State   
    7.    Kansas   
    8.    Syracuse    
    9.    Duke    
    10.    Florida  
    11.    North Carolina   
    12.    Arizona    
    13.    UCLA    
    14.    Missouri    
    15.    Creighton   
    16.    Baylor    
    17.    Memphis    
    18.    UNLV   
    19.    Gonzaga    
    20.    Notre Dame  
    21.    Michigan State 
    22.    Wisconsin   
    23.    Connecticut    
    24.    Cincinnati    
    25.    San Diego State    

OMAHA, Neb. -- The Creighton men's basketball team moved up one spot in the Associated Press poll and two spots in the USA Today Top 25 Coaches poll that both were released on Monday. The jumps come on the heels of CU's 71-51 win over Sun Belt Conference favorite North Texas last Friday.

Creighton moved past Michigan State in both polls, and past UCLA in the coaches poll.

With only three ranked teams losing last week (Michigan State, San Diego State and Florida State), most of the rankings stayed similar to last week.

Indiana remained in the top spot after a 97-54 win over Bryant. Louisville, Kentucky, Ohio State and Michigan round out the top-five in both polls. Creighton is the only MVC team currently earning votes in the coaches poll, while Northern Iowa received four votes in the AP poll.

Creighton was ranked as high as No. 15 in two different weeks last season. The Jays reached No. 15 the week of January 23rd, then moved to a season-best No. 13 ranking one week later. Creighton has previously been ranked in the top-15 of the AP poll during the 1973-74, 1974-75 and 2002-03 seasons as well.

Creighton hosts UAB on Wednesday at 7:05 pm at CenturyLink Center Omaha.


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