|Oklahoma State makes an appearance at #20 in the AP Top 25 poll this week, one of two new teams. NC State drops like a rock this week, falling 10 spots to #16.
Indiana holds steady at the top for the second straight week. Oklahoma State breaks into the Top 25 with an overtime win on the road against Akron, 69-65, a win on the road over Tennessee, 62-45, and an upset win on the road over then-6th ranked NC State, 76-56. Colorado comes in at #23 with wins against Murray State, 81-74, then-16th ranked Baylor, 60-58, and Dayton, 67-57. Notre Dame falls out of the Top 25 this week with a win at home over Monmouth, 84-57, an upset loss on the road to St. Joseph's (PA), 79-70, and a win on the road over Brigham Young, 78-68. Wisconsin drops out after a win against Cornell, 73-40 and a loss to then-10th ranked Florida, 74-56.
NC State had an unfortunate week, sinking 10 spots to #16 after a win on the road over Penn State, 72-55, a win on the road over Massachusetts, 94-76, and an upset loss on the road to Oklahoma State. Baylor tanked eight spots to #24 after wins against St. John's, 97-78 and Boston College, 84-74 and a loss to Colorado.