MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Following a 3-0 start to the 2020-21 campaign, WVU men’s basketball has moved up four spots to No. 11 in the latest AP Top 25.
The next opponent for the Mountaineers, Gonzaga, maintains a firm grip on the No. 1 spot in the poll. Big 12 foe Baylor is next at No. 2, followed by No. 3 Iowa, No. 4 Wisconsin and No. 5 Illinois. Duke sits just outside the top five at No. 6.
Other Big 12 teams in the poll include No. 7 Kansas, which dropped one spot after a loss to Gonzaga. Texas and Texas Tech are tied in the ranking at No. 17.
Another upcoming opponent for the Mountaineers appears in this week’s poll: Richmond debuts at No. 19 after it shocked Kentucky Sunday, 76-64.
West Virginia takes on Gonzaga Wednesday at 7 p.m. ET in the Jimmy V Classic.