In the post directly below this one, I shared Kentucky’s #11 ranking in the Coaches Poll with you, and now, the AP Poll is out. The Cats fell from #4 to #12, while Louisville comes in at #16.
Michigan State is still number one, although the Spartans found out this morning that they’ll be without their star, Denzel Valentine, for two to three weeks following a minor knee surgery. Kansas, Oklahoma, Maryland, and Virginia round out the top five.
Both polls, side by side:
Meanwhile, spunky little Monmouth, famous for their elaborate bench celebrations, received six votes. Last night, they debuted the Star Wars choke hold in their win over Rutgers:
– Big Ten Network (@BigTenNetwork) December 20, 2015