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College Basketball Rankings January 16: Purdue Suffers Slight Drop

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The loss at Iowa last week results in a drop, but Purdue is ranked for a 30th straight AP Poll.

NCAA Basketball: Purdue at Iowa Jeffrey Becker-USA TODAY Sports

Last week saw Purdue move up from 20 to 17 in the AP Poll after beating a ranked Wisconsin team at home. This week a road loss at Iowa by 5 saw the Boilermakers drop from 17 to 21

1
Villanova (28)
Record: 17-1
PV Rank
3
Points
1,580
2
Kansas (32)
Record: 16-1
2
1,562
3
UCLA (3)
Record: 18-1
4
1,472
4
Gonzaga (2)
Record: 17-0
5
1,433
5
Record: 15-2
6
1,357
6
Record: 16-1
1
1,315
7
Record: 15-2
10
1,185
7
Record: 17-1
8
1,185
9
Record: 16-3
11
1,063
10
Record: 16-2
9
964
11
Record: 16-2
13
931
12
Record: 15-3
14
900
13
Record: 15-3
12
823
14
Record: 16-2
16
757
15
Record: 16-2
20
748
16
Record: 13-3
19
677
17
Record: 14-3
18
644
18
Record: 14-4
7
614
19
Record: 14-3
23
405
20
22
373
21
Record: 14-4
17
309
22
Record: 13-4
15
294
23
Record: 15-2
21
210
24
Record: 14-3
-
125
25
Record: 16-2
-
121

Here is this week's coaches poll, where Purdue drops from 19 to 22:

TOP 25 TEAMS, WEEK 11

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS 1st Place Votes Prev CHANGE Hi/Low
1 Kansas 16-1 785 23 2 1 2/8
2 Villanova 17-1 759 4 3 1 1/3
3 UCLA 18-1 725 2 4 1 2/20
4 Gonzaga 17-0 718 3 5 1 4/14
5 Kentucky 15-2 655 0 6 1 1/8
6 Baylor 16-1 641 0 1 -5 1/NR
7 Creighton 17-1 590 0 8 1 8/23
8 West Virginia 15-2 563 0 9 1 7/19
9 North Carolina 16-3 480 0 12 3 3/16
10 Oregon 16-2 467 0 11 1 4/24
11 Louisville 15-3 444 0 15 4 7/15
12 Florida St. 16-2 393 0 10 -2 10/NR
13 Arizona 16-2 385 0 16 3 9/20
14 Butler 15-3 381 0 13 -1 13/NR
15 Notre Dame 16-2 372 0 20 5 20/NR
16 Virginia 13-3 338 0 18 2 6/18
17 Wisconsin 14-3 322 0 17 0 10/17
18 Duke 14-4 301 0 7 -11 1/8
19 Xavier 13-4 214 0 14 -5 7/17
20 Cincinnati 15-2 206 0 22 2 22/NR
21 Florida 14-3 187 0 23 2 21/NR
22 Purdue 14-4 133 0 19 -3 15/20
23 St. Mary's 15-2 115 0 21 -2 11/21
24 South Carolina 14-3 79 0 26 2 15/NR
25 Maryland 16-2 30 0 33 8 21/NR

Others Receiving Votes Northwestern 20; Southern California 17; North Carolina-Wilmington 17; California 16; Indiana 14; TCU 10; Miami (Fla.) 5; Middle Tennessee 4; New Mexico State 4; Southern Methodist 3; Nevada 2; Utah 2; Minnesota 1; Kansas State 1; Illinois State 1.