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Creighton basketball cracks AP Top 25, rises in Coaches Poll

Posted: 1:46 PM, Jan 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-08 19:46:26Z

The Creighton men's basketball team cracked the Associated Press Top 25 and rose in the USA Today Coaches Poll after an impressive 90-66 win over Georgetown Saturday.

The Jays are now ranked No. 25 in the AP Poll, marking the first time since Dec. 25 that Creighton was featured in the poll.  Creighton also rose to a season-best 22nd ranking in the Coaches Poll. 

Creighton joins three other BIG EAST schools in the Top 25, including No. 1 Villanova, No. 10 Xavier and No. 13 Seton Hall. 

Here is the entire AP Top 25: 

AP Top 25

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

1

Villanova[espn.com]  (52)

14-1

1,611

2

West Virginia[espn.com]  (12)

14-1

1,559

3

Virginia[espn.com]  (1)

14-1

1,438

4

Michigan State[espn.com]

15-2

1,390

5

Purdue[espn.com]

15-2

1,225

5

Wichita State[espn.com]

13-2

1,225

7

Duke[espn.com]

13-2

1,222

8

Texas Tech[espn.com]

14-1

1,174

9

Oklahoma[espn.com]

12-2

1,152

10

Xavier[espn.com]

15-2

1,050

11

Arizona State[espn.com]

13-2

1,036

12

Kansas[espn.com]

12-3

888

13

Seton Hall[espn.com]

14-2

759

14

Cincinnati[espn.com]

14-2

739

15

Gonzaga[espn.com]

14-3

676

16

TCU[espn.com]

13-2

621

17

Arizona[espn.com]

12-4

537

18

Miami[espn.com]

13-2

502

19

Clemson[espn.com]

14-1

465

20

North Carolina[espn.com]

12-4

423

21

Kentucky[espn.com]

12-3

314

22

Auburn[espn.com]

14-1

243

23

Florida State[espn.com]

12-3

202

24

Tennessee[espn.com]

10-4

198

25

Creighton[espn.com]

13-3

160

  • Others receiving votes: Notre Dame 121, Florida 85, Texas A&M 62, Ohio State 29, Rhode Island 7, Michigan 5, Baylor 2, Nevada 2, New Mexico State 1, Georgia 1, Arkansas 1