Kentucky moves up to No. 16 in the new AP and Coaches College Basketball Polls

Kentucky Basketball’s Sunday win in London earned the Wildcats a three-spot climb in the new Associated Press College Basketball Poll. The 73-69 victory over unranked Michigan (and other results around college basketball) pushed Kentucky up from 19th to 16th in this week’s new Top 25.

was one of the teams clearing the way for Kentucky with a four-spot drop to No. 18 following a loss to Baylor.

Other teams on UK’s schedule in the poll are Kansas (6), Tennessee (7), Alabama (8), Arkansas (9), Auburn (11), UCLA (19), and Mississippi State (23).

Others receiving votes: Iowa 70, Charleston 54, Miami 29, 27, Arizona State 20, 16, Utah 16, UNLV 14, Texas Tech 10, West Virginia 8, 7, Xavier 6, Memphis 3, New Mexico 3, Michigan State 3, Missouri 2, Kansas State 1, North Carolina 1

Dropped from rankings: North Carolina 18, Michigan State 20

Others receiving votes: Mississippi State 42, 39, Miami 35, North Carolina 22, Charleston 21, Texas Tech 19, 18, West Virginia 10, 10, Rutgers 7, Xavier 6, Kansas State 6, UNLV 5, New Mexico 5, Michigan State 5, Utah State 4, Memphis 3, Oklahoma 2, Missouri 2

Dropped from rankings: North Carolina 15, Michigan State 20