AP Top 25
Coming off its first Atlantic Coast Conference loss of the season, the Miami Hurricanes will look to get back to their winning ways against the Virginia Tech Hokies at the BankUnited Center Wednesday night.
The University of Miami men’s basketball team knew it was going to pay for the huge upset loss to Wake Forest over the weekend and the team found out just how far down the polls they dropped.
The Miami Hurricanes hit a rare mark for its basketball program Monday when the Associated Press ranked Miami third in the country, just behind the Indiana Hoosiers and Duke Blue Devils.
It looks like back-to-back blowout wins over then-top-ranked Duke and Florida State weren’t enough to get the Miami Hurricanes into the Top 10 of either the AP Top 25 or USA Today Coaches poll.
The University of Miami men’s basketball team hasn’t cracked the Top 25 yet, but is receiving votes thanks to a 3-0 start in conference play. But the Canes have a long way to go before they get anywhere near the top of the polls.
For the better part of the last 30 years, at least one of the big three Florida schools has been in the AP Top 25; but that all changed when the latest poll was released Sunday.