Today's Top 25s: Illini out

Today's Top 25s: Illini out

For the first time since the Illini were getting ready to play in the Maui Invitational, John Groce's team is out of the Top 25.

AP TOP 25
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 20, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
    Record    Pts    Prv
1. Duke (39)    16-1    1,578    3
2. Michigan (11)    17-1    1,539    5
3. Kansas (7)    16-1    1,486    4
3. Syracuse (8)    17-1    1,486    6
5. Louisville    16-2    1,348    1
6. Arizona    16-1    1,270    7
7. Indiana    16-2    1,211    2
8. Florida    14-2    1,181    10
9. Butler    16-2    1,146    13
10. Gonzaga    17-2    994    8
11. Kansas St.    15-2    927    16
12. Minnesota    15-3    905    9
13. Michigan St.    16-3    831    18
14. Ohio St.    13-4    701    11
15. New Mexico    16-2    659    19
16. Oregon    16-2    624    21
17. Creighton    17-2    611    12
18. NC State    15-3    587    14
19. VCU    16-3    433    22
20. Wichita St.    17-2    363    —
21. Cincinnati    16-3    322    —
22. Missouri    13-4    234    17
23. Mississippi    15-2    172    —
24. Notre Dame    15-3    123    20
25. Miami    13-3    93    —
Others receiving votes: Marquette 92, Wisconsin 55, UCLA 41, UNLV 32, Wyoming 28, San Diego St. 26, Colorado St. 7, Memphis 6, Georgetown 4, Iowa St. 3, North Carolina 3, Louisiana Tech 2, Bucknell 1, Pittsburgh 1.
Ballots Online: http://tinyurl.com/43u6jr6

How Marcus Jackson voted in the AP poll:

1. Duke
2. Michigan
3. Kansas
4. Syracuse
5. Louisville
6. Arizona
7. Butler
8. Indiana
9. Florida
10. Gonzaga
11. Minnesota
12. Kansas State
13. Michigan State
14. Ohio State
15. New Mexico
16. North Carolina State
17. Creighton
18. Virginia Commonwealth
19. Oregon
20. Missouri
21. Cincinnati
22. Marquette
23. Notre Dame
24. Wichita State
25. Wisconsin

USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Poll
  The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 20, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
    Record    Pts    Pvs
 1. Duke (20)    16-1    755    3
 2. Kansas (8)    16-1    732    4
 3. Michigan (1)    17-1    712    5
 4. Syracuse (2)    17-1    699    6
 5. Louisville    16-2    633    1
 6. Arizona    16-1    609    7
 7. Florida    14-2    588    9
 8. Indiana    16-2    576    2
 9. Butler    16-2    523    13
10. Gonzaga    17-2    454    8
11. Michigan State    16-3    439    17
12. Creighton    17-2    376    10
13. Kansas State    15-2    372    18
14. Minnesota    15-3    343    12
15. Ohio State    13-4    342    11
16. VCU    16-3    305    19
17. New Mexico    16-2    304    21
18. N.C. State    15-3    234    15
19. Oregon    16-2    211    —
20. Cincinnati    16-3    179    24
21. Wichita State    17-2    145    —
22. Missouri    13-4    130    16
23. Notre Dame    15-3    84    20
24. Mississippi    15-2    69    —
25. San Diego State    14-4    60    14
Others receiving votes: Miami 49, Wisconsin 42, UNLV 23, Marquette 20, Wyoming 17, Colorado State 16, Oklahoma State 7, Iowa State 5, Pittsburgh 5, UCLA 5, Bucknell 3, Illinois 3, Georgetown 2, Stephen F. Austin 2, Middle Tennessee 1, Saint Mary’s 1.

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Moonpie wrote on January 21, 2013 at 3:01 pm

They didn't deserve to be there in the first place -- they were Kings of the Cupcakes.

Brownman07 wrote on January 21, 2013 at 4:01 pm

Ohio State, Gonzaga, Butler are some pretty tough cupcakes huh? Hopefully they don't continue in this slump. There's still hope!

billbtri5 wrote on January 21, 2013 at 5:01 pm

I don't think Purdue or Minnesota.... really cared who they have beaten..

calvin wrote on January 21, 2013 at 6:01 pm

none of this means anything...........here's something everyone can agree on........let's see how they attack and win the game......just like it should be

JDG613 wrote on January 21, 2013 at 10:01 pm

It's bewildering how we can beat 2 of the top 10, and 3 of the top 15, and still appear to be overmatched against Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Northwestern...  How does that happen?  How does a team forget to play as a team that quickly??