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Iowa State Drops One Spot to #21 in AP Poll

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After their big offensive output the Cyclones fall one spot.

NCAA Basketball: Citadel at Iowa State Reese Strickland-USA TODAY Sports

Iowa State dropped one spot in the AP top 25 today, fresh off their 130-point school record outing. Baylor jumped over the Cyclones after their impressive win over previously ranked #4 Oregon. Kentucky is the new number 1 team in the country, receiving most of the first place votes. Duke fell back to 6th after their loss to Kansas.

The rest of the Big 12 stacks up with Kansas checking in at 5th, West Virginia at 19, Baylor at 20 and Texas is sitting as the 22nd ranked team in the nation. The Big 12 now has 5 ranked teams.

Iowa State will now head to Florida for the Advocare Invitational. The Cyclones will be the first game on Thursday, taking on Indiana State at 11:30 p.m. Central on ESPN2.

RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kentucky (40) 4-0 1,494
2 Villanova (20) 5-0 1,469
3 Indiana (1) 3-0 1,348
4 North Carolina 4-0 1,319
5 Kansas 2-1 1,284
6 Duke 4-1 1,253
7 Virginia 3-0 1,126
8 Arizona 3-0 1,066
9 Xavier 5-0 1,039
10 Louisville 3-0 893
11 Gonzaga 3-0 816
12 Creighton 4-0 716
12 Oregon 2-1 716
14 UCLA 4-0 681
15 Saint Mary's 3-0 665
16 Wisconsin 2-1 623
17 Syracuse 3-0 576
18 Purdue 2-1 571
19 West Virginia 3-0 466
20 Baylor 3-0 326
21 Iowa State 3-0 283
22 Texas 3-0 237
23 Rhode Island 4-1 198
24 Michigan State 2-2 184
25 Florida State 4-0 89
Others receiving votes: Michigan 83, Maryland 56, California 54, Miami 40, Cincinnati 34, Wichita St 29, Florida 27, Seton Hall 15, Virginia Tech 12, Butler 11, Dayton 11, Notre Dame 6, Colorado 4, Ohio State 2, Ohio 1, Rutgers 1, Tennessee State 1