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.
Carrying a 12-0 record in the Atlantic Coast Conference, the University of Miami Hurricanes have ascended to the number two ranking in the country, the highest ranking in team history.
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 2012 college football season is roughly a month away and Thursday, the first major preseason poll was released. The USA Today Coaches’ Poll once again predicts the power in college football is located in the Southeastern Conference.