PC Friars Slip Three Spots in Both AP and USA Today Coaches Poll

PC news release…

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – The Providence College men’s basketball team is ranked No. 23 in the Associated Press Poll and No. 20 in the most recent USA Today Coaches Poll. Both polls which were released today (Feb. 15). It marks the 12th consecutive week this season the Friars have been ranked.  

The Friars have posted a 19-7 mark overall and a 7-6 record in BIG EAST action.  

Providence will return to action on Wednesday, Feb. 17 at No. 8/7 Xavier at 7 p.m. ET on FS1.  Fans interested in purchasing tickets for home games can visit friars.com or call 401-865-GOPC.

top-25 polls – FEB. 15

associated press poll

RK TEAM RECORD PTS

1 Villanova (44) 22-3 1,601

2 Kansas (21) 21-4 1,578

3 Oklahoma 20-4 1,471

4 Iowa 20-5 1,349

5 North Carolina 21-4 1,343

6 Maryland 22-4 1,248

7 Virginia 20-5 1,188

8 Xavier 22-3 1,174

8 Michigan State 21-5 1,174

10 West Virginia 20-5 1,094

11 Miami (FL) 20-4 1,036

12 Arizona 21-5 823

13 Iowa State 18-7 742

14 Kentucky 19-6 692

15 Dayton 21-3 681

16 Oregon 20-6 529

17 Purdue 20-6 497

18 Louisville 19-6 494

19 Notre Dame 18-7 489

20 Duke 19-6 462

21 SMU 21-3 441

22 Indiana 20-6 232

23 Providence 19-7 125

24 Texas 16-9 123

25 Baylor 18-7 97

usa today coaches poll

RK TEAM REC PTS

1 Villanova (25) 22-3 785

2 Kansas (7) 21-4 764

3 Oklahoma 20-4 680

4 North Carolina 21-4 674

5 Maryland 22-4 636

6 Iowa 20-5 624

7 Xavier 22-3 615

8 Virginia 20-5 579

9 Michigan State 21-5 560

10 Miami (FL) 20-4 558

11 West Virginia 20-5 488

12 Arizona 21-5 425

13 Dayton 21-3 382

14 Kentucky 19-6 346

15 Iowa State 18-7 319

16 Purdue 20-6 298

17 Oregon 20-6 259

18 Notre Dame 18-7 203

19 Duke 19-6 183

20 Providence 19-7 161

21 Indiana 20-6 154

22 Baylor 18-7 109

23 South Carolina 21-4 108

24 Texas A&M 18-7 106

25 Texas 16-9 73

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