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Kentucky up one spot in USA Today Coaches Poll

Kentucky is the No. 13 team in the country in both polls. After moving up two spots in the AP Poll, the Cats are up one spot in the USA Today Coaches Poll, coming in just ahead of Michigan State, Maryland, and Auburn.

Baylor beat out Gonzaga for the top spot in the Coaches Poll, while Kansas, San Diego State, and Louisville round out the top five. After losing to Kentucky, Texas Tech is out of the Top 25. LSU is now in at No. 24.

RANK TEAM RECORD POINTS PREV
1 Baylor 17-1 782 (15) 2
2 Gonzaga 21-1 780 (17) 1
3 Kansas 16-3 711 3
4 San Diego St. 21-0 701 4
5 Louisville 17-3 646 5
6 Florida State 17-2 632 6
7 Dayton 18-2 593 7
8 Duke 16-3 565 8
9 Seton Hall 15-4 521 10
10 Villanova 16-3 511 11
11 West Virginia 16-3 432 15
12 Oregon 17-4 424 13
13 Kentucky 15-4 414 14
14 Michigan St 15-5 403 9
15 Maryland 16-4 362 17
16 Auburn 17-2 312 16
17 Butler 16-4 282 12
18 Iowa 14-5 268 19
19 Illinois 15-5 235 22
20 Houston 16-4 157 24
21 Colorado 16-4 121 NR
22 Wichita St. 17-3 115 22
23 Penn St. 14-5 76 NR
24 Louisiana State 15-4 74 NR
25 Rutgers 15-5 72 25

Schools Dropped Out: No. 18 Texas Tech; No. 20 Memphis; No. 21 Arizona.

Others Receiving Votes: Arizona 49; Texas Tech 47; Creighton 41; Ohio St. 14; Indiana 14; Tulsa 12; St. Mary’s 8; Yale 7; Marquette 7; Arkansas 6; Northern Iowa 2; Stanford 1; Southern California 1; Memphis 1; East Tennessee St. 1.

Article written by Mrs. Tyler Thompson

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2 Comments for Kentucky up one spot in USA Today Coaches Poll



  1. catfan312
    1:40 pm January 27, 2020 Permalink

    Why do they do a coaches poll? It’s the most ridiculous poll ever and means absolutely zero. The AP poll and any other polls are dumb too but a coaches poll is absolutely worthless



  2. Miller45
    6:22 pm January 27, 2020 Permalink

    Because it gives them a bunch of BS to talk about