The No. 1 mainstay in the Hoopfeed poll, Connecticut rolled through the American Athletic Conference Tournament over the weekend to enter the final and take the title with a 100-44 rout of South Florida Monday night. The win marked the 107th straight triumph for the Huskies.
No. 2 Notre Dame also won its conference title, and moved up one place in the poll. It was the fourth straight championship in the ACC Tournament for the Irish. The team in the third spot, Maryland, also advanced a place. The Terrapins won their third straight Big Ten Tournament championship with a victory over Purdue.
Continuing the trend, the SEC Tournament Champions, South Carolina moved up a spot after defeating Mississippi State 59-49 in the conference title game.
No. 5 Baylor did not have the luck of the top four, falling to West Virginia,77-66, in in the Big 12’s conference championship. The Mountaineers re-entered the poll at No. 22 after toppling the Bears for WVU’s first-ever Big 12 tournament title.
Other poll notes
|Hoopfeed Poll for 3/7/17|
This post is part of the thread: 2016-17 College Season – an ongoing story on this site. View the thread timeline for more context on this post.