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Week 4 College Basketball Rankings; Illinois at #24

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The Week 4 AP Poll is out and the Illini have been slotted at #24 after their victory over Baylor

Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

The Associated Press Top 25 is out and Illinois Basketball is ranked #24 after an impressive victory over the Baylor Bears in the Las Vegas Invitational. The 6-0 Illini are one of six Big Ten teams in the Top 25; #2 Wisconsin, #14 Ohio State, #17 Michigan, #19 Michigan State, and #21 Maryland are also included.

The new USA Today Coaches Poll has also been released and Illinois checks in at #25.

The Big Ten/ACC Challenge begins Monday night as Nebraska is visiting Florida State. The #24 Illini will face off against #15 Miami on Tuesday night in a battle of undefeated, Top 25 teams.

Here are both polls in their entirety:

Associated Press Top 25:

RANKINGS UPDATED (12/01/2014)
RANK TEAM (FIRST PLACE VOTES) SCHEDULES/RESULTS POINTS PREV
1 Kentucky (62)
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/05 Texas 7:00 PM EST
12/07 Eastern Kentucky 6:00 PM EST
1622 1
2 Wisconsin (3)
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 Duke 9:30 PM EST
12/06 at Marquette 12:30 PM EST
1511 2
3 Arizona
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Gardner-Webb 9:00 PM EST
12/06 Gonzaga 5:15 PM EST
1488 3
4 Duke
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at Wisconsin 9:30 PM EST
1475 4
5 Louisville
Overall: 5-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Ohio State 9:30 PM EST
12/05 Florida International 7:00 PM EST
1260 6
6 Texas
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Texas-Arlington 8:00 PM EST
12/05 at Kentucky 7:00 PM EST
1254 7
7 Virginia
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at Maryland 9:15 PM EST
12/06 at Virginia Commonwealth 2:00 PM EST
1196 8
8 Wichita State
Overall: 4-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at Utah 11:00 PM EST
12/06 Saint Louis 6:00 PM EST
1165 9
9 Gonzaga
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Southeastern Louisiana 9:00 PM EST
12/06 at Arizona 5:15 PM EST
1133 10
10 Villanova
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at La Salle 8:30 PM EST
12/06 Saint Joseph's 1:00 PM EST
1075 12
11 Kansas
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/05 Florida 9:00 PM EST
1063 11
12 North Carolina
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 Iowa 7:30 PM EST
12/07 East Carolina 3:00 PM EST
864 5
13 San Diego State
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/04 San Diego 11:00 PM EST
12/07 at Washington 9:00 PM EST
784 15
14 Ohio State
Overall: 5-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 at Louisville 9:30 PM EST
12/06 Colgate 4:30 PM EST
759 16
15 Miami (Fla.)
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Illinois 9:00 PM EST
12/06 Green Bay 2:00 PM EST
697 17
16 West Virginia
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/04 LSU 7:00 PM EST
12/07 at Northern Kentucky 6:00 PM EST
601 21
17 Michigan
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Syracuse 7:30 PM EST
12/06 New Jersey Tech 12:00 PM EST
454 19
18 Arkansas
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/04 at Iowa State 9:00 PM EST
12/07 at Clemson 5:00 PM EST
438 25
19 Michigan State
Overall: 5-2
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at Notre Dame 7:15 PM EST
12/06 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 2:15 PM EST
423 20
20 Iowa State
Overall: 3-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Lamar 8:00 PM EST
12/04 Arkansas 9:00 PM EST
330 13
21 Maryland
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 Virginia 9:15 PM EST
12/06 Winthrop 2:00 PM EST
306 45
22 Oklahoma
Overall: 4-2
Conference: 0-0
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12/05 Missouri 9:30 PM EST
254 26
23 Butler
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 1-0
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12/03 at Indiana State 7:05 PM EST
12/06 Northwestern 4:30 PM EST
222 -
24 Illinois
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 at Miami (Fla.) 9:00 PM EST
12/06 American 2:00 PM EST
104 39
25 Utah
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 Wichita State 11:00 PM EST
88 29
Others Receiving Votes: Northern Iowa (7-0) 83; Connecticut (3-2) 76; Oklahoma State (6-0) 69; Providence (6-1) 56; Virginia Commonwealth (4-2) 52; Syracuse (5-1) 49; Florida (3-3) 40; Georgetown (4-2) 30; Creighton (6-1) 29; Washington (6-0) 17; North Carolina State (6-0) 12; Wyoming (6-0) 10; California (5-1) 8; Seton Hall (5-0) 5; St. John's (4-1) 5; Nebraska (4-1) 4; Baylor (5-1) 3; UCLA (5-2) 3; Ole Miss (5-1) 2; Old Dominion (5-1) 2; TCU (7-0) 2; Notre Dame (6-1) 1; St. Mary's (5-0) 1

USA Today Coaches Poll:

RANKINGS UPDATED (12/01/2014)
RANK TEAM (FIRST PLACE VOTES) SCHEDULES/RESULTS POINTS PREV
1 Kentucky (29)
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/05 Texas 7:00 PM EST
12/07 Eastern Kentucky 6:00 PM EST
796 1
2 Duke
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at Wisconsin 9:30 PM EST
738 2
3 Arizona (1)
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Gardner-Webb 9:00 PM EST
12/06 Gonzaga 5:15 PM EST
735 4
4 Wisconsin (2)
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 Duke 9:30 PM EST
12/06 at Marquette 12:30 PM EST
732 3
5 Louisville
Overall: 5-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Ohio State 9:30 PM EST
12/05 Florida International 7:00 PM EST
636 5
6 Virginia
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at Maryland 9:15 PM EST
12/06 at Virginia Commonwealth 2:00 PM EST
611 7
7 Texas
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Texas-Arlington 8:00 PM EST
12/05 at Kentucky 7:00 PM EST
592 9
8 Gonzaga
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Southeastern Louisiana 9:00 PM EST
12/06 at Arizona 5:15 PM EST
586 8
9 Villanova
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at La Salle 8:30 PM EST
12/06 Saint Joseph's 1:00 PM EST
540 11
10 Wichita State
Overall: 4-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at Utah 11:00 PM EST
12/06 Saint Louis 6:00 PM EST
523 10
11 Kansas
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/05 Florida 9:00 PM EST
493 12
12 North Carolina
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 Iowa 7:30 PM EST
12/07 East Carolina 3:00 PM EST
417 6
13 Ohio State
Overall: 5-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 at Louisville 9:30 PM EST
12/06 Colgate 4:30 PM EST
384 17
14 San Diego State
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/04 San Diego 11:00 PM EST
12/07 at Washington 9:00 PM EST
380 15
15 Miami (Fla.)
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Illinois 9:00 PM EST
12/06 Green Bay 2:00 PM EST
324 20
16 Michigan
Overall: 5-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Syracuse 7:30 PM EST
12/06 New Jersey Tech 12:00 PM EST
269 18
17 West Virginia
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/04 LSU 7:00 PM EST
12/07 at Northern Kentucky 6:00 PM EST
247 24
18 Michigan State
Overall: 5-2
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 at Notre Dame 7:15 PM EST
12/06 Arkansas-Pine Bluff 2:15 PM EST
201 19
19 Iowa State
Overall: 3-1
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 Lamar 8:00 PM EST
12/04 Arkansas 9:00 PM EST
189 13
20 Oklahoma
Overall: 4-2
Conference: 0-0
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12/05 Missouri 9:30 PM EST
152 21
21 Arkansas
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/04 at Iowa State 9:00 PM EST
12/07 at Clemson 5:00 PM EST
138 27
22 Maryland
Overall: 7-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/03 Virginia 9:15 PM EST
12/06 Winthrop 2:00 PM EST
109 -
23 Connecticut
Overall: 3-2
Conference: 0-0
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12/05 Yale 7:00 PM EST
62 22
24 Florida
Overall: 3-3
Conference: 0-0
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12/05 at Kansas 9:00 PM EST
60 16
25 Illinois
Overall: 6-0
Conference: 0-0
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12/02 at Miami (Fla.) 9:00 PM EST
12/06 American 2:00 PM EST
57 52
Others Receiving Votes: Virginia Commonwealth (4-2) 51; Providence (6-1) 50; Utah (5-1) 50; Butler (5-1) 44; Northern Iowa (7-0) 33; Oklahoma State (6-0) 32; Washington (6-0) 30; Syracuse (5-1) 29; Creighton (6-1) 17; Nebraska (4-1) 17; Georgetown (4-2) 15; North Carolina State (6-0) 14; California (5-1) 11; Stanford (4-2) 5; Texas-El Paso (4-1) 5; Wyoming (6-0) 5; Baylor (5-1) 4; Notre Dame (6-1) 4; Memphis (2-2) 3; St. Mary's (5-0) 3; St. John's (4-1) 3; TCU (7-0) 3; UCLA (5-2) 1

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