403 Forbidden


nginx
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx
Follow us:
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx

Husky Men's Basketball

The latest news and analysis on Husky men's hoops.

December 22, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Washington moves up in rankings

Robert Upshaw raises his hands in triumph after Washington defeated then-No. 15 Oklahoma on Saturday in Las Vegas. (Photo credit: Mason Kelley)

Robert Upshaw and the Washington Huskies are ranked 13th in the Associated Press and USA Today/coaches polls. (Photo credit: Mason Kelley – GoHuskies.com)

Keep winning. Keep climbing the rankings.

That’s the scenario for the Huskies, which improved to 10-0 and moved up three spots in the Associated Press and USA Today/coaches polls to No. 13.

Here’s a look at the AP poll, which includes Arizona (3) and Utah (14).

The USA Today/coaches poll is identical as it pertains to the Pac-12.

It’s the highest Washington has been in the AP poll since November 2010.

Following Saturday’s 69-67 win over then-No. 16 Oklahoma and last week’s 86-38 demolishing of Grambling State, the Huskies fell slightly in the RPI ratings from 17 to 22.

Here’s a look at where the other Pac-12 teams rank in the RPI: Arizona (11), Utah (16), California (63), Stanford (78), Colorado (88), USC (112) UCLA (114), Oregon (133), Oregon State (160), Arizona State (194) and Washington State (248).

And here’s a look at where UW’s remaining nonconference opponents rank in the RPI: Tulane (172) and Stony Brook (146).

IN OTHER NEWS:

— Here’s our advance on Washington’s game against streaking Tulane (9-1) 8 p.m. Monday at Alaska Airlines Arena.

— Basketball statistician Ken Pomeroy has Washington at No. 31 in his ratings. He projects the Huskies will end the regular season with a 23-7 record, which includes a third-place finish in the Pac-12 at 11-7. It Pomeroy is accurate, it would be the best regular-season finish for UW since 2008-09 when it was 24-7.

— USC freshman guard Elijah Stewart won the Pac-12 Player of the Week award. He scored 22 points to lead the Trojans to a 75-71 win at Boston College. Stewart tied a school record for field goals without a miss and converted 10 of 10. He was 2 for 2 on three-pointers. He also had four rebounds and two blocks.

Comments | More in News, Notes | Topics: AP poll, Coaches poll, RPI ratings

COMMENTS

No personal attacks or insults, no hate speech, no profanity. Please keep the conversation civil and help us moderate this thread by reporting any abuse. See our Commenting FAQ.



The opinions expressed in reader comments are those of the author only, and do not reflect the opinions of The Seattle Times.


403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx
403 Forbidden

403 Forbidden


nginx