The Michigan Wolverines are 9-0 and continued their hot streak with a pair of wins over Maryland and Northwestern last week. Now, they find themselves in their highest-ranked spot of the 2020-21 season to this point.
This week’s AP Poll puts Michigan up six spots to No. 10 in the country. This makes them the third-highest team in the Big Ten Conference after Iowa (No. 5) and Wisconsin (No. 8). Overall, there are eight ranked teams in the conference with Iowa, Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois (No. 12), Rutgers (No. 15), Minnesota (No. 16), and Michigan State (No. 23).
There was a big shape in the top five outside of Gonzaga and Baylor in the top two spots. Villanova moved up to third, while Texas lept four spots up to No. 4 and Iowa slid in at five.
Here is the full poll for this week.
AP Top 25 — College Basketball 2020-21
|9||Ohio State||Big Ten||7|
|10||West Virginia||Big 12||6|
|12||Oklahoma State||Big 12||17|
|18||Loyola Chicago||Missouri Valley||20|
|19||San Diego State||MWC||19|
|20||Texas Tech||Big 12||18|
This week for Michigan includes a home date against Minnesota on Wednesday and a rematch on the road with Penn State on Saturday afternoon.