Top-25: Unbeaten USC Makes History

January 11, 2022 Top-25: Unbeaten USC Makes History

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USC (13-0) Climbs to First Top-5 Ranking in Nearly 50 Years

The latest rendition of the AP Top-25 featured a massive shake in the Top-10 of the men’s game. Recent losses by Purdue, Duke and Kansas bumped them out of the Top-5 while USC (13-0) remains undefeated en route to its first Top-5 ranking since 1974. In the women’s game, an upset to No. 4 Arizona sent the Wildcats down the polls. Here’s the latest look at the top teams in men’s and women’s college hoops.

 

Men’s AP Top-10

1. Baylor (15-0) | —

2. Gonzaga (12-2) | ↑2

3. UCLA (10-1) | ↑2

4. Auburn (14-1) | ↑5

5. USC (13-0) | ↑2

6. Arizona (12-1) | ↑2

7. Purdue (13-2) | ↓4

8. Duke (12-2) | ↓6

9. Kansas (12-2) | ↓3

10. Michigan State (13-2) | —

 

Full Men’s AP Top-25

 

Women’s AP Top-10

1. South Carolina (15-1) | —

2. Stanford (11-3) | —

3. Louisville (13-1) | —

4. N.C. State (14-2) | ↑1

5. Tennessee (15-1) | ↑2

6. Indiana (12-2) | —

7. Arizona (11-1) | ↓3

8. Maryland (12-4) | ↑2

9. Iowa State (14-1) | ↑3

10. UConn (7-3) | ↑1

 

Full Women’s AP Top-25

 

Additional Storylines

ESPN: No. 5 USC Hits Highest Ranking in Nearly 50 Years

NCAA: Women’s Basketball Midseason Superlatives to Start the New Year

 

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