Ohio State Men’s Basketball Stays At No. 10 In AP Poll

By November 25, 2019 (3:00 pm)Basketball, Joe Dempsey
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The Ohio State men’s basketball team (5-0) remained at No. 10 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll with blowout victories against Stetson and Purdue Fort Wayne.

Future opponents for the Buckeyes in the top 25 include No. 3 Michigan State, No. 5 Maryland, No. 6 North Carolina and No. 9 Kentucky, with No. 22 Villanova representing the only ranked team Ohio State has played yet, resulting in a 76-51 win.

Duke received the No. 1 ranking ahead of Louisville, Michigan State, Kansas, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, Gonzaga, Kentucky and Ohio State.

Other Ohio State opponents who received votes include Michigan (12), Penn State (10), Purdue (10), Wisconsin (4) and Cincinnati (3), who fell 64-56 to the undefeated Buckeyes.

The Scarlet and Gray return to the historic St. John Arena for an intrastate matchup with Kent State at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 25.

Others receiving votes: Florida State 137, Oklahoma 22, Saint Mary’s 22, Butler 21, LSU 19, Texas 16, Arkansas 13, Michigan 12, Penn State 10, Purdue 10, Liberty 6, Wisconsin 4, Cincinnati 3, Missouri 3, San Diego State 2, Vermont 2, Mississippi State 1, Dayton 1, Georgetown 1.
Dropped from rankings: No. 22 Texas.