Nevada Men's Basketball #7 in AP, USA Today Coaches Poll
The University of Nevada men’s basketball team is ranked seventh in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches poll released Monday.
The University of Nevada men’s basketball team is ranked seventh in both the Associated Press and USA Today Coaches poll released Monday. The 10-0 Wolf Pack were sixth in both polls last week.
The Pack just played six consecutive games away from home and posted a perfect 6-0 record.
Meanwhile, Kansas has returned to No. 1 in The Associated Press Top 25 following Gonzaga's loss to Tennessee.
The Jayhawks received 57 first-place votes from a 65-person media panel on Monday despite struggling to get past New Mexico State.
No. 2 Duke received four first-places votes, with No. 3 Tennessee, No. 4 Gonzaga, No. 5 Michigan and No. 6 Michigan getting one each.
Kansas (8-0) was preseason No. 1, but dropped a spot after Duke rolled over Kentucky to open the college basketball season.
Gonzaga, the top-ranked team after beating the Blue Devils at the Maui Invitational, fell back after a 76-73 loss to the Vols Sunday in Phoenix.
No. 7 Nevada, Auburn, Michigan State and Florida State round out the top 10.
Nevada beat Grand Canyon on Sunday, 74-66.
The Wolf Pack got off to a shaky start against the Sun Devils on Friday in Los Angeles, falling into an 11-point hole before rallying in the second half for a 72-66 win.
Next up for the Pack is South Dakota State at Lawlor Events Center. The game will air on ESPN3 starting at 6 p.m. this Saturday. You can also buy tickets for the game here.
(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)