Wofford Cracks AP Top 25 For First Time In Program History

College Basketball (NCAAM)

Already on the program’s longest-ever winning streak and with a Southern Conference regular season title in hand, Wofford made the Associated Press Top 25 for the first time in program history Monday, ranked 24th.

The Terriers won their 15th straight game Saturday with a 72-64 victory at Furman (which was in the AP rankings for three weeks in December, getting as high as 23rd) to improve to 24-4 on the season and 16-0 in the SoCon, with two games remaining in the regular season.

The Terriers have been in the national conversation for a potential at-large bid to the NCAA Tourney should they fail to get an automatic invitation with a Southern Conference Tournament title.

The winning streak is second only to this week’s new number one, Gonzaga, which has won 17 in a row.

The two schools are the only Division One men’s programs that have not lost a game in 2019.

According to The Associated Press’ men’s college basketball poll, these schools are the current Top 25 teams:
         1. Gonzaga (44)          
         2. Virginia (15)             
         3. Duke (3)                 
         4. Kentucky (2)           
         5. North Carolina        
         6. Michigan St.           
         7. Tennessee             
         8. Houston                  
         9. Michigan                 
         10. Marquette              
         11. Texas Tech            
         12. Nevada                  
         13. LSU                       
         14. Purdue                 
         15. Kansas                 
         16. Kansas St           
         17. Maryland              
         18. Florida St.           
         19. Wisconsin          
         20. Virginia Tech          
         21. Buffalo                     
         22. Iowa         
         23. Cincinnati          
         24. Wofford        
         25. Washington          

Others receiving votes: Louisville 90, Villanova 63, Iowa St. 58, Mississippi St. 28, Auburn 16, Baylor 10, VCU 4, Old Dominion 2, New Mexico St. 1.

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