|Pittsburgh is ranked #24 in the AP Top 25 poll this week, and is one of two newcomers. Florida fell the most this week, losing six spots to drop to #14. Pittsburgh breaks into the Top 25 with a win at home over Delaware State, 71-43 and a win at home over Kennesaw State, 59-43. Kansas State comes in at #25 with wins against then-8th ranked Florida, 67-61 and Texas Southern, 78-69. New Mexico falls out of the Top 25 this week with a win at New Mexico State, 68-63 and an upset loss at home to South Dakota State, 70-65. North Carolina drops out after a win against McNeese State, 97-63 and a loss to Texas, 85-67.
Florida is a big mover this week, tumbling six places to #14, following a win at home over Southeastern Louisiana, 82-43 and an upset loss on the road to Kansas State. Syracuse tanked six spots to #9 after a win against Detroit, 72-68 and a loss to Temple, 83-79. Missouri jumped up 5 spots to #7 after wins against then-10th ranked Illinois, 82-73 and South Carolina State, 102-51.