Michigan basketball keeps moving up while other Big Ten teams are beginning to join the party.
The Wolverines (6-0) were lifted up two spots from No. 9 a week ago to the No. 7 ranking in this weeks AP Poll. U-M is joined by six other conference opponents in the AP Top 25.
Michigan State (5-1) jumped back into the top 10 at No. 9 with two big wins this weekend over UCLA and No. 17 Texas. Iowa (5-0) jumped up five spots to No. 14, Ohio State (6-0) jumped up seven slots from No. 23 to No. 16, Purdue (5-1) went from No. 24 to No. 19, Wisconsin (5-1) jumped three spots to No. 22 and Maryland (6-0) makes its first appearance in the top 25 at No. 24.
The win over currently ranked No. 23 Villanova (5-2) is still looming large for the Wolverines positioning. They will be put to the test this week with a showdown against No. 11 North Carolina (6-1) at 9:30 p.m. in the Crisler Center.
Here is a complete listing of the AP Top 25 Poll:
- Michigan State
- North Carolina
- Kansas State
- Virginia Tech
- Florida State
- Ohio State
- Texas Tech
- Mississippi State