CHAMPAIGN — Illinois was a minimum of going to carry serve within the Related Press High 25 after Ayo Dosunmu helped the Illini keep away from an upset Friday night time at Nebraska. Villanova shedding by 16 at Creighton on Saturday, although, opened the door for a small bounce within the ballot.
And that is precisely what occurred. Illinois (14-5, 10-3 Massive Ten) moved up one spot to No. 5 when this week’s AP High 25 was launched late Monday morning.
Illinois was certainly one of 5 Massive Ten groups ranked Monday and the third of three within the high 5. The convention continues to be led by No. 3 Michigan within the AP High 25, with Ohio State additionally holding regular at No. 4. A pair of wins final week noticed Iowa climb to No. 11, whereas Wisconsin remained at No. 21 after final week’s break up (beat Nebraska, misplaced to Michigan).
Scott Richey’s poll
3. Ohio State
14. West Virginia
15. Texas Tech
17. Florida State
19. Virginia Tech
Scott Richey is a reporter overlaying school basketball at The Information-Gazette. His e mail is [email protected], and you may observe him on Twitter (@srrichey).