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Virginia Basketball slides down one spot in AP Top #25 Poll to #16

After losing to #11 WVU, UVA only drops one spot

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After losing a close road game against #11 West Virginia, the Virginia Cavaliers only dropped one spot to #16 in the latest AP Poll and #16 in the USA Today Coaches Poll as well. The Mountaineers moved all the way up from #18 to #11 after the victory. UVA is joined in the poll by five other ACC teams (#4 Duke, #6, Miami, #7 UNC, #18 Notre Dame, and #19 Florida State). The Blue Devils and Fighting Irish both fell this week after big upsets, while the Seminoles are making their first appearance after defeating Florida.

Here are the full rankings below.

AP Poll Week 6

Rank Team Record Conference Previous Rank
Rank Team Record Conference Previous Rank
1 Villanova 10-0 Big East 4
2 Michigan State 9-1 Big Ten 3
3 Wichita State 8-1 AAC 6
4 Duke 11-1 ACC 1
5 Arizona State 9-0 Pac-12 16
6 Miami (FL) 8-0 ACC 10
7 North Carolina 9-1 ACC 11
8 Kentucky 8-1 SEC 8
9 Texas A&M 8-1 SEC 7
10 Xavier 9-1 Big East 13
11 West Virginia 9-1 Big 12 18
12 Gonzaga 8-2 West Coast 12
13 Kansas 7-2 Big 12 2
14 TCU 10-0 Big 12 20
15 Seton Hall 8-1 Big East 19
16 Virginia 8-1 ACC 15
17 Purdue 10-2 Big Ten 21
18 Notre Dame 8-2 ACC 9
19 Florida State 9-0 ACC NR
20 Tennessee 7-1 SEC 24
21 Baylor 7-2 Big 12 23
22 Florida 6-3 SEC 5
23 Arizona 7-3 Pac-12 NR
24 Texas Tech 7-1 Big 12 NR
25 Cincnnati 7-2 AAC 17

Virginia received votes as high as #6 and as low as #24, but the majority were between #13-#18. The Hoos are currently ranked #3 in the KenPom computer rankings, #5 in BPI, and #7 in Sagarin.

UVA takes on Davidson on Saturday at 2 pm on the ACC Network.