NCAA: Gonzaga Tops AP Polls After Week 4

NCAA Four weeks into the 2018-19 season the NCAA, the AP Poll has anointed a new top-ranked team, Gonzaga University. The Zags narrowly edged out the Kansas City Jayhawks in the voting 32 to 31. This comes on the heels of their win over NCAA powerhouse, Duke University. They edged out previously undefeated Duke 89-87 on November 22nd. What is even more impressive than the win itself was the fact that the Bulldogs got it done without key player Killian Tillie who is sidelined for around two months with an ankle injury. The Blue Devils had dominated their competition prior to this loss, making this the definition of a quality win for Gonzaga.

Kansas is by no means out of the discussion to be rated the top team in the NCAA. They’re also undefeated with a 5-0 record. They were the consensus favorites but were unseated by Duke when they blasted through Kentucky in the season opener.

The season is still in its infancy and we should see these rankings shuffle as teams tally wins and losses. Here is the current NCAA Top-25 rankings as of November 26th.

  1. Gonzaga
  2. Kansas
  3. Duke
  4. Virginia
  5. Nevada
  6. Tennessee
  7. Michigan
  8. Auburn
  9. Michigan State
  10. Kentucky
  11. North Carolina
  12. Kansas State
  13. Virginia Tech
  14. Iowa
  15. Florida State
  16. Ohio State
  17. Texas
  18. Oregon
  19. Purdue
  20. Texas Tech
  21. Buffalo
  22. Wisconsin
  23. Villanova
  24. Maryland
  25. Mississippi State

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