AP Poll – Feb. 15, 2016: South Carolina falls to No. 3, Ohio State moves up to No. 5

Notes

  • UConn remains the only undefeated team and stayed the unanimous No. 1. South Carolina dropped one spot to No. 3. The Gamecocks fell to UConn last Monday. Notre Dame moved up one spot to No. 2.
  • Ohio State rose to No. 5, up two spots. The Buckeyes defeated No. 6 Maryland last week. The Terps fell a spot.
  • Oregon State improved, moving up one spot to No. 7.
  • Texas dropped two spots to No. 8 after falling to Oklahoma last week.
  • Arizona State stayed at No. 9 even after completing a regular-season sweep of California and Stanford this past week including an overtime win over the Cardinal last night. Stanford fell two spots to No. 15.
  • No. 14 Mississippi State fell three places to No. 14. The Bulldogs lost to Texas A&M last week.
  • Michigan State dropped to No. 25, a change in eight places after losing two games last week, losses to Penn State and Nebraska. Florida fell out of the top 20 after defeats in games against South Carolina and Auburn to land at No. 22, a drop of six places.
  • West Virginia fell out of the rankings, the Mountaineers suffered a defeat at the hands of No. 17 Oklahoma State on Saturday. Syracuse re-entered the poll at No. 23.

Full Associated Press Poll and Voter Ballots (scroll to bottom for embedded spreadsheet) || AP’s story on the poll

RANK SCHOOL RECORD PREVIOUS
1 Connecticut (32) 24-0 1
2 Notre Dame 24-1 3
3 South Carolina 23-1 2
4 Baylor 25-1 4
5 Ohio State 21-4 7
6 Maryland 23-3 5
7 Oregon State 22-3 8
8 Texas 22-2 6
9 Arizona State 22-4 9
10 Florida State 21-4 10
11 Louisville 19-6 12
12 Texas A&M 17-7 15
12 UCLA 19-6 14
14 Mississippi State 21-5 11
15 Stanford 20-6 13
16 Kentucky 17-6 18
17 Oklahoma State 19-5 20
18 Miami (Fla.) 21-5 19
19 South Florida 18-6 22
20 Oklahoma 17-7 21
21 DePaul 21-7 23
22 Florida 19-6 16
23 Syracuse 20-6 NR
24 Tennessee 15-9 25
25 Michigan State 18-7 17

Others receiving votes: Missouri 55, West Virginia 47, Colorado State 40, BYU 31, Duquesne 22, Georgia 17, Auburn 9, UTEP 8, Oregon 7, Minnesota 6, Green Bay 3, Arkansas State 2, Indiana 1, Washington 1, Army 1, Florida Gulf Coast 1

Dropped from rankings: West Virginia 24

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