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Virginia Basketball climbs to #15 in AP Poll, #12 in Coaches Poll

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Hoos pick up wins over Wisconsin and Lehigh to stay undefeated.

NCAA Basketball: Lehigh at Virginia Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Virginia’s men’s basketball team has climbed in both polls this week, up to No. 12 in the Coaches Poll (from 15) and No. 15 in the AP Poll (from 18). The Hoos are one of 13 undefeated teams, and had a big week with a 49-37 win over Wisconsin and a 75-45 victory over Lehigh.

The Cavaliers. ACC foes Duke (No. 1), Notre Dame (No. 9), Miami (No. 10), and North Carolina (No. 11). Virginia’s next opponent, West Virginia, moved up from No. 19 into Virginia’s vacated spot at No. 18.

Louisville, previously No. 17, dropped out of the rankings following a loss to Purdue in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge and at home to Seton Hall.

Check out the full rankings below.

AP Poll: Week 5

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

Virginia plays at West Virginia on Tuesday at 7pm, which will be broadcast on ESPNU.