After suffering first loss of season, Gophers slide to No. 14

Minnesota Gophers guard Nate Mason had 15 points against Miami and racked up 26 on Sunday in the win over Rutgers.

The Minnesota Gophers dropped two spots to No. 14 in the latest AP Top 25 poll, released Monday, after losing their first game of the season last week, an 86-81 defeat at home courtesy of the Miami Hurricanes.

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Minnesota rebounded with a reassuring 89-67 victory over Rutgers on Sunday.

The No. 14 position is familiar to the Gophers, as they’ve been slotted there in three of the five polls this season. Minnesota was ranked No. 15 in the preseason poll before moving up to No. 12 last week.

Miami, meanwhile, stayed at No. 10 despite the win over Minnesota.

Here’s a full list of the AP Top 25:

 

No.  Team

Prev. Rank

1 Duke 1
2 Kansas

2

3 Michigan State

3

4 Villanova

4

5 Florida

6

6 Wichita State

8

7 Texas A&M

9

8 Kentucky

7

9 Notre Dame

5

10 Miami (FL)

10

11 North Carolina

13

12 Gonzaga

15

13 Xavier

21

14 Minnesota

12

15 Virginia

18

16 Arizona State

20

17 Cincinnati

11

18 West Virginia

19

19 Seton Hall

N/A

20 TCU

23

21 Purdue

N/A

22 Nevada

N/A

23 Baylor

16

24 Tennessee

N/A

25 Southern California

14