Tag: AP Top 25 Poll

Cincinnati moved up to No. 5 – and greatly improved its national championship odds – by beating Notre Dame on Saturday. (Image: Albert Cesare/Cincinnati Enquirer)

National Championship Odds: Cincinnati Rises, Oregon Falls in Latest Rankings

No Group of Five school has taken part in the College Football Playoff since the four-team postseason system began in 2014. But, the Cincinnati Bearcats are threatening to end that streak this year, as the American Athletic Conference powerhouse is rapidly improving its national championship odds — even if sportsbooks […]

Drake forward ShanQuan Hemphill drives for a layup during a victory against Illinois State to keep their winning streak alive at 17-0. (Image: Charlie Neibergall/AP)

Hot Teams: Underrated Drake Bulldogs Perfect 17-0 in College Hoops

Don’t sleep on the Drake Bulldogs this season. Drake is finally getting some respect, and is currently ranked #25 in the AP Top 25 College Basketball Poll after starting the season with a perfect 17-0 record. For the first time since 2008, Drake earned a spot in the top 25. […]

Kansas guard Marcus Garrett (0) celebrates a big win over #1 Baylor at Ferrell Center in Waco, TX. (Image: Kevin Jairaj/USA Today Sports)

Three Top 5 Teams Lose: #1 Baylor, #2 Gonzaga, and #4 San Diego

March Madness is starting early this year. Three of the top-5 teams in the country lost and saw their winning streaks snapped. #1 Baylor, #2 Gonzaga, and #4 San Diego State were all knocked off on Saturday. Baylor (24-2) lost the Game of the Year to #3 Kansas and saw […]

Baylor guard, Jared Butler (12), smiles after the Bears finally defeated Kansas in Lawrence, KS. (Image: Getty)

Baylor Jumps to No. 2 in Latest AP Poll, Gonzaga Retains No. 1

Gonzaga (18-1) remains ranked #1 in the AP Top 25 Poll for a fourth week in a row, while Baylor (13-1) jumped two spots from #4 to #2 after the Bears went on the road and easily defeated Kansas. Five different college basketball teams were ranked #1 this season before […]