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West Virginia Mountaineers Basketball Moves Up In Polls

After starting the season off at 7-0, WVU is getting increased national attention.

Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

The WVU Men's Basketball team is up to 16th in the AP Poll and 17th in the Coaches Poll.

Here are the poll breakdowns:

Associated Press Top 25

Rank School Record Pts Prev
1 Kentucky Wildcats (62) 7-0 1,622 1
2 Wisconsin Badgers (3) 7-0 1,511 2
3 Arizona Wildcats 6-0 1,488 3
4 Duke Blue Devils 7-0 1,475 4
5 Louisville Cardinals 5-0 1,260 6
6 Texas Longhorns 6-0 1,254 7
7 Virginia Cavaliers 7-0 1,196 8
8 Wichita State Shockers 4-0 1,165 9
9 Gonzaga Bulldogs 6-0 1,133 10
10 Villanova Wildcats 6-0 1,075 12
11 Kansas Jayhawks 5-1 1,063 11
12 North Carolina Tar Heels 5-1 864 5
13 San Diego State Aztecs 5-1 784 15
14 Ohio State Buckeyes 5-0 759 16
15 Miami-Florida Hurricanes 7-0 697 17
16 West Virginia Mountaineers 7-0 601 21
17 Michigan Wolverines 5-1 454 19
18 Arkansas Razorbacks 6-0 438 25
19 Michigan State Spartans 5-2 423 20
20 Iowa State Cyclones 3-1 330 13
21 Maryland Terrapins 7-0 306 45
22 Oklahoma Sooners 4-2 254 26
23 Butler Bulldogs 5-1 222 -
24 Illinois Fighting Illini 6-0 104 39
25 Utah Utes 5-1 88 29
Others receiving votes: N. Iowa 83, UConn 76, Oklahoma St. 69, Providence 56, VCU 52, Syracuse 49, Florida 40, Georgetown 30, Creighton 29, Washington 17, NC State 12, Wyoming 10, California 8, Seton Hall 5, St. John's 5, Nebraska 4, Baylor 3, UCLA 3, Mississippi 2, Old Dominion 2, TCU 2, Notre Dame 1, Saint Mary's (Cal) 1.


USA Today Coaches Poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kentucky (29) 7-0 796
2 Duke 7-0 738
3 Arizona (1) 6-0 735
4 Wisconsin (2) 7-0 732
5 Louisville 5-0 636
6 Virginia 7-0 611
7 Texas 6-0 592
8 Gonzaga 6-0 586
9 Villanova 6-0 540
10 Wichita St 4-0 523
11 Kansas 5-1 493
12 North Carolina 5-1 417
13 Ohio State 5-0 384
14 San Diego St 5-1 380
15 Miami (FL) 7-0 324
16 Michigan 5-1 269
17 West Virginia 7-0 247
18 Michigan St 5-2 201
19 Iowa State 3-1 189
20 Oklahoma 4-2 152
21 Arkansas 6-0 138
22 Maryland 7-0 109
23 Connecticut 3-2 62
24 Florida 3-3 60
25 Illinois 6-0 57
Others receiving votes: Virginia Commonwealth 51, Providence 50, Utah 50, Butler 44, Northern Iowa 33, Oklahoma St 32, Washington 30, Syracuse 29, Creighton 17, Nebraska 17, Georgetown 15, NC State 14, California 11, Stanford 5, Wyoming 5, UTEP 5, Notre Dame 4, Baylor 4, Memphis 3, St. John's 3, Saint Mary's 3, TCU 3, UCLA 1