For the first time in the 2021-22 season, the West Virginia men’s basketball team received Associated Press votes. West Virginia received 24 vote points on Monday.
The win on Wednesday over then-No. 15 UConn helped the cause for WVU to get credit. The Mountaineers are 9-1, with notable wins over UConn (56-53), Clemson (66-59), Oakland (60-53) and Pitt (74-59).
Around the Big 12 Conference, Baylor moved up to No. 1, after Purdue lost to Rutgers on the road this week.
Big 12 AP Rankings
No. 1 Baylor
No. 7 Kansas
No. 11 Iowa State
No. 17 Texas
No. 25 Texas Tech
Receiving Votes – Oklahoma (46), West Virginia (24)
POLL ALERT: Baylor takes over at No. 1 in the AP Top 25, followed by Duke, Purdue; Arizona, Southern Cal into top 10; Xavier, Colorado State, Texas Tech in.
— AP Top 25 (@AP_Top25) December 13, 2021