Stories tagged: A.P. poll
UPDATED: Mon., March 4, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
Gonzaga maintained its hold on No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll, and the Zags can’t help or hurt their position this week.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 8:59 p.m.
Gonzaga could be two home wins away from returning to No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll after No. 8 North Carolina thumped top-ranked Duke 88-72 on Wednesday.
UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 20, 2019, 12:24 p.m.
Tennessee’s loss to Kentucky opened the door for a new No. 1 when the AP men’s college basketball poll is released Monday. It’ll almost certainly be a former No. 1. …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Gonzaga’s slow climb up the AP men’s college basketball rankings took another step forward Monday. After a three-week stay at fourth, the Zags moved to third in the latest poll …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019, 5:06 p.m.
Gonzaga isn’t going anywhere in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll and the Zags aren’t alone. For the third straight week, permanent marker could be used on the number …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 21, 2019, 7:02 p.m.
Gonzaga took a step up in the rankings after a chaotic week for the best teams in college basketball.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 9:09 p.m.
It was an eventful week on the court with three teams in the top five, including Gonzaga, involved in tight games before pulling out wins.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 6:49 p.m.
Conference play is taking a toll on several of college basketball’s top teams.Nevada dropped from the ranks of the unbeatens – only three remain – and Kansas lost for the …
Sun., Jan. 6, 2019, 8:45 p.m.
The number of unbeaten teams in college basketball is down to three: Michigan, Virginia and Houston
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 5:48 p.m.
Gonzaga (12-2) held steady at No. 7 while Duke is No. 1 for the second straight week, followed by Michigan, Tennessee, Virginia, Kansas and Nevada.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Gonzaga moved up three spots to No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll released on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 7:32 p.m.
Gonzaga tumbled to fourth in the AP men’s college basketball poll and sixth in the USA Today poll, ending a two-week run at No. 1. Tennessee (7-1) knocked the Zags …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 11:17 a.m.
Gonzaga is No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll for the second straight week, and this time it’s not as crowded at the top.
UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 26, 2018, 9:39 p.m.
How we voted: With one fewer top-10 win, Gonzaga – not Kansas – gets our nod for nation’s top ranking
The Spokesman-Review’s Theo Lawson is one of 65 national media members voting in the Associated Press Top 25 basketball poll this season. Every week throughout the 2018-19 campaign, he’ll break …
Sun., Nov. 25, 2018, 6:16 p.m.
The debate began shortly after Gonzaga outlasted Duke and picked up steam a couple days later when Kansas rallied past Tennessee in overtime. It simmered over the weekend. Two strong …
UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 23, 2018, 11:17 p.m.
Gonzaga or Kansas? Which team will be ranked No. 1 come Monday? It should be an interesting vote from 65 media members in the AP poll and 32 Division I …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 22, 2018, 6:37 p.m.
The games haven’t even started yet, but Gonzaga has gone where no Gonzaga team has gone before. The Zags checked in at No. 3 in the AP men’s basketball poll, …
UPDATED: Sun., Sept. 16, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
LSU surged to No. 6 in the Associated Press college football poll after its second victory of September against a highly ranked team, and Wisconsin tumbled to No. 18 after …
Mon., March 12, 2018, 10:43 a.m.
Gonzaga played some of its best basketball of the season in rolling to the WCC Tournament championship.
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:23 p.m.
Gonzaga obviously has some control over its standing in the AP basketball poll, but often it’s what other teams do that impacts the Zags’ ranking.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 5:23 p.m.
One of Gonzaga’s better weeks of the regular season brought mixed results in the AP college basketball poll. The Zags won road games at San Diego and BYU to clinch …
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 10:42 a.m.
Another week of carnage for teams in the AP college basketball poll saw squads ranked third, fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh and eighth lose at least once.
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Top-ranked Villanova suffered a surprising loss to unranked St. John’s. No. 2 Virginia unexpectedly fell at home to unranked Virginia Tech. No. 3 Purdue lost not just once, but twice.
UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 5, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
It’ll be a top 12 showdown when Gonzaga and Saint Mary’s tangle in Moraga on Saturday night.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 4:46 p.m.
Gonzaga’s 2-0 week bumped the Zags up one spot to No. 14 in the AP college basketball poll.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 5:12 p.m.
Gonzaga’s loss to Saint Mary’s cost the Zags just two spots in the latest AP college basketball poll, but it did wonders for the Gaels. The Zags (17-4, 7-1 WCC) …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 15, 2018, 3:38 p.m.
Gonzaga plunged from No. 12 to No. 20 after losing at San Diego State on Dec. 21 but three AP polls later the Zags have regained seven spots. The Zags …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 8, 2018, 4:30 p.m.
Gonzaga, which thumped Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount, took advantage of the conference carnage elsewhere and moved up four spots to No. 15.
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 1, 2018, 3:29 p.m.
Two blowout wins against WCC opponents didn’t do much for Gonzaga’s standing in the AP college basketball poll.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 27, 2017, 4:01 p.m.
Gonzaga slipped four spots to No. 19 in the USA Today college basketball poll released Tuesday.