Purdue basketball drops to No. 6 in latest AP Poll Top 25

It was a tough week for Purdue. The Boilermakers dropped a pair of games to Ohio State and Michigan State, the two other best teams in the Big Ten.

After 19 straight losses, Purdue enters the week with two consecutive losses. Matt Painter’s club saw the effect in the latest Associated Press Top 25, which was released Monday afternoon.

Purdue fell three spots from No. 3 to No. 6 in the new poll. Here is the full top 25:

College basketball rankings: AP Poll Top 25 for Week 15

  1. Virginia
  2. Michigan State
  3. Villanova
  4. Xavier
  5. Cincinnati
  6. Purdue
  7. Texas Tech
  8. Ohio State
  9. Gonzaga
  10. Auburn
  11. Clemson
  12. Duke
  13. Kansas
  14. North Carolina
  15. St. Mary’s
  16. Rhode Island
  17. Arizona
  18. Tennessee
  19. Wichita State
  20. West Virginia
  21. Texas A&M
  22. Michigan
  23. Oklahoma
  24. Nevada
  25. Arizona State

This marks the first time since the Jan. 15 poll that the Boilermakers are not in the top three. They held the No. 3 spot for four straight weeks, and it was the program’s highest ranking since the 2009-2010 season.

Purdue (23-4, 12-2 Big Ten) is back in action at Wisconsin on Thursday night.

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