After a long exam break the Hoos got back on the court and demolished a below average Robert Morris team 79-39. That was good enough for the pollsters to bump the Cavaliers up in both polls.
Creighton, Louisville, West Virginia, and the Hoos all jumped a spot thanks to Indiana’s dramatic 7 spot fall after losing to Butler on a neutral court. The top 6 stayed the exact same while UNC and Gonzaga traded spots after the Heels dropped a game to Kentucky.
Associated Press Poll
The Coaches’ Poll gave UVa a two spot jump from No. 12 to No. 10 thanks to Indiana’s similar 7 spot fall. The Cavaliers were also able to jump Louisville, who stayed put at No. 11 (I guess beating Eastern Kentucky at home by 21 wasn’t impressive enough. Like the AP poll, there was not much change in the top 10, but with conference play kicking off in just a matter of weeks, expect that to change quickly.
USA Today Coaches’ Poll
UVa travels to California on Wednesday for their final out of conference matchup before ACC play starts (Yes, they play Nova later on). Although they were not ranked, the Golden Bears were receiving votes in the Coaches’ Poll.