Utah State Men's Basketball Ranked 25th in the Nation in Both Polls
Cache Valley Daily Monday, Mar. 18, 2019
Following its three wins in the Mountain West Tournament last week, culminating with a 64-57 victory against San Diego State in the championship game, Utah State men’s basketball is nationally ranked for the first time since the 2010-11 season as it comes in at No. 25 in both The Associated Press (AP) and the USA Today Coaches polls. Utah State garnered 73 votes in this week’s AP poll and 48 votes in the Coaches poll. For USU, it is the first time it is nationally ranked in the AP poll since the 2010-11 team entered the NCAA Tournament 19th in the nation. USU finished that season ranked 25th in the Coaches poll with a school-best 30-4 record.All-time, Utah State owns a 56-18 (.757) record as an AP ranked team. Furthermore, Utah State is one of just five schools in the nation to enter the NCAA Tournament nationally ranked and finished the college football season nationally ranked along with Cincinnati, LSU, Kentucky and Michigan.