The nation’s last unbeaten team finally climbs to the top of the AP rankings
The Bulldogs received 46 first place votes, followed up by Baylor (6 votes), Kansas (9 votes), the last team to be number 1 since December in Villanova (the 4 remaining votes), and Arizona rounded out the top five.
It will be interesting to see how long Gonzaga can keep this run up. Depending on how their opposition gears up to play them, especially come March–it will be interesting to see how Gonzaga reacts to being in a tightly contested game.
But for another school in the Big Ten nestled north of the home area where the current World Series baseball champions play in the Chicago Cubs, there is a school hoping to finally break a tournament hex of their own.
More on that in my next blog coming soon to an inbox near you.