MIAMI, FL (November 29) —— The latest College basketball AP Top 25 rankings for Week 4 sees Houston leaping to No. 1 for the first time in 39 years as three former top 10 teams dropped big, including last week’s top-ranked North Carolina which is now almost out of the Top 25.
Houston collected 45 of 63 total first-place votes from the media panel to gain 1,534 points and move one spot up to the No. 1 spot this week with Texas getting eight first-place votes to sit at No. 2 and Virginia moving up spots to No. 3 after collecting two votes for first place.
Arizona jumped 10 places to come in at No. 4 this week, while, Purdue, surged 19 spots up the rankings to sit at No. 5 this week and received the other eight votes for first place after beating two Top 10 teams last week. Read More: AP Top 25 college basketball scores and results on Nov. 26
Meanwhile, Last week’s No. 1 North Carolina dropped 17 spots to No. 18 this week, fellow ACC rivals Duke is down nine places to No. 17 while defending national champion Kansas dropped six spots to No. 9, and Gonzaga dipping eight places to No. 14 in the AP Top 25 rankings in Week 4.
Texas Tech 21, and Iowa 25 are the team falling from the rankings this week with Ohio State and Iowa State replacing them at No. 25 and No. 23, respectively.
AP Top 25 Rankings – Week 4 College Basketball Poll
|AP Top 25|
|24||San Diego State||4-2||189||7-|
Others receiving votes: TCU 45, Iowa 31, Charleston 20, West Virginia 14, Mississippi State 12, Texas Tech 11, Michigan 8, UNLV 6, Wisconsin 6, Arizona State 6, Miami 5, Oklahoma 2, Missouri 2, St. John’s 1, Kansas State 1, Virginia Tech 1, New Mexico 1
Dropped from rankings: Texas Tech 21, Iowa 25