NCAA Basketball Rankings: Missouri Moves Up To No. 5 In Latest AP Poll

The Missouri Tigers took care of business last week, beating both Iowa State and Texas in Big 12 conference play, and that was enough to help the team move up in the AP Poll as several other top 10 teams faltered. While Syracuse retained the top spot and remains undefeated on the season, Ohio State, North Carolina, Indiana and Michigan State each suffered a defeat last week.


Related: NCAA Basketball Rankings: Mizzou Reaches No. 5 In Coaches Poll

Baylor leads the way for the Big 12 at No. 3, the rival Kansas Jayhawks are No. 7 this week and Kansas State is No. 25.

The full poll:

Rank Team Record Previous
1 Syracuse (60) 19-0 1
2 Kentucky (4) 17-1 2
3 Baylor (1) 17-0 4
4 Duke 15-2 8
5 Missouri 16-1 9
6 Ohio State 16-3 5
7 Kansas 14-3 10
8 North Carolina 15-3 3
9 Michigan State 15-3 6
10 Georgetown 14-3 11
11 Indiana 15-3 7
12 Murray State 18-0 15
13 Connecticut 14-3 17
14 UNLV 16-3 12
15 Virginia 14-2 16
16 San Diego State 15-2 22
17 Florida 14-4 19
18 Mississippi State 15-3 20
19 Creighton 16-2 23
20 Michigan 14-4 13
21 Marquette 14-4 25
22 Illinois 15-3 33
23 Louisville 14-4 14
24 Saint Mary's 17-2 31
25 Kansas State 12-4 18

For more from around the world of college hoops, check out SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.

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