College Basketball Rankings 2012: Missouri Tigers In Top Two In Coaches Poll

Two top five teams lost this weekend, which has proven to be a boon to the Missouri Tigers, who have now jumped to No. 2 in the most recent USA Today/ESPN Coaches Poll. Of course, the Tigers played a big part in that, defeating the previously No. 3-ranked Baylor Bears on the road, but the Syracuse Orange's loss to the Notre Dame Fighting Irish opened up a lane for Mizzou to jump into the top two.

Here is the full top ten heading into this week:

The Tigers will travel this week to face the Oklahoma State Cowboys, before returning home for a weekend match up with the Texas Tech Red Raiders.

For more on Mizzou, head over to Rock M Nation, SB Nation's Missouri Tigers blog. For more college basketball, visit SB Nation's NCAA basketball news hub.

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