|New Mexico (#10) is the lone Mountain West team in this week's AP Top 25 poll.
New Mexico moves up five spots in the poll following a week that began with a win on the road over Wyoming, 59-46. After that came another win on the road against San Diego State, 60-50. Finally, they put up a third win on the road against UNLV, 63-56.
Gonzaga holds steady at the top for the second straight week. Oregon breaks into the Top 25 at #25 with an overtime win on the road against Washington, 80-77, a win on the road over Utah, 64-45, and an upset win on the road over then-21st ranked UCLA, 78-69. Virginia Commonwealth drops out of the Top 25 this week with a win on the road over St. Joseph's (PA), 82-79, a win on the road over Massachusetts, 71-62, and a loss on the road to then-16th ranked Saint Louis, 62-56.
Wisconsin is a big mover this week to #18 after an upset win on the road over then-6th ranked Michigan, 68-59, an upset win on the road over then-3rd ranked Indiana, 68-56, and a loss on the road to then-10th ranked Ohio State, 50-43. Duke tanked four spots to #6 after a loss to Maryland, 83-74.