- Texas A&M
- NC State
- South Carolina
- West Virginia
- South Dakota State
- Missouri State
- Ohio State
- South Florida
RV: Marquette, Florida Gulf Coast, Oklahoma State, Iowa State, Alabama, Georgia Tech, Northwestern, Texas
In the highest poll of the season, Texas A&M sits atop the country this week for the first time this season. The Aggies are now 9-0 vs ranked opponents this season and won the SEC regular-season championship after defeating South Carolina on Sunday. Pac-12 Champion Stanford drops to two overall with NC State, UConn, and South Carolina rounding out the top five.
ACC regular-season champion Louisville is six this week, followed by high-scoring Maryland at seven, red-hot Baylor sits at eight, and UCLA and Indiana rank nine and ten, respectively.
The SEC lands three more teams in the top 15 this week: Tennessee sits at 11, Arkansas 13, and Georgia 15. Arizona falls to 12 this week after an overtime loss to rival Arizona State, and Michigan also slides into the poll at 14 this week.
Rhyne Howard and the Kentucky Wildcats move up to 16, West Virginia remains at 17, Oregon drops to 18, and South Dakota State and Gonzaga rise to 19 and 20 respectively.
The top 25 is rounded out with Missouri State at 21, Rutgers at 22, Ohio State falling to 23, South Florida dropping to 24, and a streaky Iowa team coming back into the poll at 25.
Marquette, Florida Gulf Coast, Oklahoma State, Iowa State, Alabama, Georgia Tech, Northwestern, and Texas all received votes this week.