Top 25 College Basketball Rankings 2020: AP Poll For Week 16

The 2019-20 college basketball season is in full swing and its time for the latest AP Top 25 poll from the Associated Press. On Monday, February 17, the AP Top 25 poll for Week 16 as we continue to roll through February and inch closer to March Madness.

The top four teams in the country remained unchanged, with Baylor hanging onto the top spot. The Gonzaga Bulldogs and Kansas Jayhawks rounded out the top three, while undefeated San Diego State held strong at No. 4.

Louisville, meanwhile, plummetted out of the top five to No. 11, while the Penn State Nittany Lions made a four-spot clime into the top ten.

Where does your favorite team stand in the latest AP Poll?

A full look at the college basketball Top 25 AP Poll for Week 15 can be seen below.

AP Top 25 Poll – Week 16

  1. Baylor
  2. Gonzaga
  3. Kansas
  4. San Diego State
  5. Dayton
  6. Duke
  7. Maryland
  8. Florida State
  9. Penn State
  10. Kentucky
  11. Louisville
  12. Villanova
  13. Auburn
  14. Oregon
  15. Creighton
  16. Seton Hall
  17. West Virginia
  18. Colorado
  19. Marquette
  20. Iowa
  21. Butler
  22. Houston
  23. BYU
  24. Arizona
  25. Ohio State

Others receiving votes: Texas Tech 92, Michigan State 87, Michigan 83, LSU 55, Rhode Island 39, Virginia 32, Cincinnati 14, Stephen F. Austin 14, Illinois 12, Northern Iowa 9, Utah State 8, Rutgers 6, Florida 6, East Tennessee State 5, Saint Mary’s 4, Tulsa 3, Richmond 3, SMU 2, New Mexico State 2, Wright State 1, Arizona State 1

What are your thoughts on the latest AP Top 25 Poll? Sound off in the comments section below with your thoughts and predictions for the rest of the season.

About the Associated Press Top 25 Poll

The Associated Press college basketball poll started on Jan. 20, 1949. The original poll had 20 teams, with Saint Louis the first school to hold the No. 1 ranking. From the 1961-62 season through 1967-68 only 10 teams were ranked. It expanded again to 20 teams from 1968-69 through 1988-89. The Top 25 began the next season, and it has stayed at that number ever since. The AP’s final poll is released after the field for the NCAA Tournament is selected.

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