NCAA Basketball Rankings: Kansas, Texas A&M Down; Missouri Up

COLUMBIA, MO - NOVEMBER 17: Kim English #24 of the Missouri Tigers reacts after scoring during the game against the Niagara Purple Eagles on November 17, 2011 at Mizzou Arena in Columbia, Missouri. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

The Big 12 had two fallers and one riser in the latest NCAA Basketball AP Poll.

The 2011 AP NCAA Basketball Rankings have been updated through Sunday's action, and the news for the Big 12 Conference has note been too great:

  1. North Carolina Tar Heels (62)
  2. Kentucky Wildcats
  3. Ohio St. Buckeyes (1)
  4. Connecticut Huskies (2)
  5. Syracuse Orange
  6. Duke Blue Devils
  7. Louisville Cardinals
  8. Memphis Tigers
  9. Baylor Bears
  10. Florida Gators
  11. Wisconsin Badgers
  12. Xavier Musketeers
  13. Alabama Crimson Tide
  14. Kansas Jayhawks
  15. Michigan Wolverines
  16. Marquette Golden Eagles
  17. Pittsburgh Panthers
  18. Vanderbilt Commodores
  19. Gonzaga Bulldogs
  20. California Golden Bears
  21. Missouri Tigers
  22. Florida St. Seminoles
  23. Arizona Wildcats
  24. Mississippi St. Bulldogs
  25. Texas A&M Aggies

The Kansas Jayhawks (1-1, ranked 14) are coming off a 65-75 loss to the No. 2 Kentucky Wildcats, a loss that helped push the Jayhawks down to 14th from 12th, where they sat last week. Kansas will take on the unranked Georgetown Hoyas on Tuesday night.

The Texas A&M Aggies (3-1) also dropped in the rankings, slipping from 19th to 25th after their 60-69 loss on Thursday night to the now-ranked Mississippi St. Bulldogs. The Aggies do not play again until they take on the Texas A&M-Corpus Christi Islanders next Saturday.

The Missouri Tigers (3-0) were the only Big 12 team to move up in the AP Poll, jumping three slots from 24th to 21st. Missouri will not face a ranked team until January, but faces the undefeated Notre Dame Fighting Irish (4-0) tonight.

Fore more updates on the world of NCAA basketball, check out SB Nation College Basketball.

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