Ohio State Men’s Basketball Drops To No. 11 In AP Poll

By January 6, 2020 (12:26 pm)Basketball
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Following a disappointing 61-57 loss to Wisconsin at home, the Ohio State men’s basketball team fell to No. 11 in the AP Poll.

The Buckeyes were ranked as high as No. 2 but dropped to No. 5 after losing to West Virginia. Following the loss to the Badgers, the Scarlet and Gray sit at No. 11.

Future Buckeye opponents in the Top 25 include No. 8 Michigan State (March 8), No. 12 Maryland (Jan. 7, Feb. 23), No. 19 Michigan (Feb. 4, March 1) and No. 20 Penn State (Jan. 18). Other Ohio State foes outside the Top 25 include No. 26 Iowa (Feb. 20), No. 31 Wisconsin (Feb. 9) and No. 39 Purdue (Feb. 15).

Ranked teams the Buckeyes have beaten include No. 14 Kentucky, No. 16 Villanova and No. 20 Penn State. Ranked opponents Ohio State lost to include No. 17 West Virginia, while the Buckeyes dropped games to unranked teams in Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Below is the entire AP Top 25 Poll for Week 10, including the other teams receiving votes.

AP TOP 25 POLL
WEEK 10
Released Jan. 6
RANK TEAM PV RANK CONFERENCE POINTS
1
Gonzaga
(16-1)
1 West Coast 1,607
2
Duke
(13-1)
2 Atlantic Coast 1,545
3
Kansas
(11-2)
3 Big 12 1,513
4
Baylor
(11-1)
6 Big 12 1,386
5
Auburn
(13-0)
8 Southeastern 1,317
6
Butler
(14-1)
11 Big East 1,181
7
San Diego State
(15-0)
13 Mountain West 1,130
8
Michigan State
(12-3)
14 Big Ten 1,129
9
Oregon
(12-3)
4 Pacific 12 1,075
10
Florida State
(13-2)
18 Atlantic Coast 966
11
Ohio State
(11-3)
5 Big Ten 924
12
Maryland
(12-2)
15 Big Ten 863
13
Louisville
(11-3)
7 Atlantic Coast 844
14
Kentucky
(10-3)
17 Southeastern 811
15
Dayton
(13-2)
20 Atlantic 10 614
16
Villanova
(10-3)
10 Big East 604
17
West Virginia
(11-2)
16 Big 12 599
18
Virginia
(11-2)
19 Atlantic Coast 556
19
Michigan
(10-4)
12 Big Ten 502
20
Penn State
(12-2)
21 Big Ten 456
21
Memphis
(12-2)
9 American Athletic 455
22
Texas Tech
(10-3)
22 Big 12 287
23
Wichita State
(13-1)
24 American Athletic 252
24
Arizona
(11-3)
25 Pacific 12 184
25
Colorado
(12-3)
Pacific 12 81
Others receiving votes:

Iowa 63, Seton Hall 48, Arkansas 38, Marquette 25, Xavier 18, Wisconsin 17, Houston 8, Creighton 6, Washington 6, Virginia Commonwealth 5, Saint Mary’s 3, Northern Iowa 2, Liberty 2, Purdue 1, Stephen F. Austin 1, BYU 1.

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