Iowa Men's Basketball

Iowa Hawkeyes 11th in AP men's basketball Top 25

Iowa climbs 4 spots after wins over Rutgers, Michigan State

Iowa guard Tony Perkins (11) drives on Michigan State forward Marcus Bingham Jr. (30) during the Hawkeyes' 88-58 win ove
Iowa guard Tony Perkins (11) drives on Michigan State forward Marcus Bingham Jr. (30) during the Hawkeyes’ 88-58 win over the Spartans last Saturday at Breslin Center in East Lansing, Mich. (Paul Sancya/Associated Press)

Iowa climbed four spots to No. 11 in Associated Press’ men’s college basketball Top 25 Monday.

The Hawkeyes (15-6) won 79-66 at home against Rutgers, then downed Michigan State 88-58 Saturday in East Lansing, Mich.

Iowa is eighth in Monday’s NCAA NET rankings, and No. 5 in the KenPom.com rankings, and No. 4 in the Sagarin ratings.

Michigan, Ohio State and Illinois are Nos. 3, 4 and 5, respectively, in the AP poll. Wisconsin, Iowa’s opponent in Madison Thursday at 6 p.m., is No. 21.

AP men's basketball Top 25 (Feb. 15, 2021)

1. Gonzaga (20-0)

2. Baylor (17-0)

3. Michigan (14-1)

4. Ohio State (17-4)

5. Illinois (14-5)

6. Houston (17-2)

7. Virginia (15-3)

8. Alabama (17-5)

9. Oklahoma (13-5)

10. Villanova (13-3)

11. Iowa (15-6)

12. Texas (13-5)

13. West Virginia (14-6)

14. Creighton (16-5)

15. Texas Tech (14-6)

16. Florida State (11-3)

17. USC (17-3)

18. Virginia Tech (14-4)

19. Tennessee (14-5)

20. Missouri (13-5)

21. Wisconsin (15-7)

22. Loyola Chicago (18-4)

23. Kansas (15-7)

24. Arkansas (16-5)

25. San Diego State (15-4)

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