AP College Basketball Top 25 Poll Week 15: Wichita State and Saint Louis Represent

Howard Smith-USA TODAY Sports

After Gonzaga's loss to Memphis, the ranks of the mid-majors in the AP College Basketball Top 25 poll has dwindled to just two: Wichita State and Saint Louis.

For the second week in a row, Syracuse was the unanimous choice for the No. 1 team in the country.

With the Orange, Arizona and Florida all holding serve this week, Wichita State failed to change its ranking for the better, and actually lost two points in the poll while staying at No. 4. The Shockers beat Indiana State after fending off a challenge from the Sycamores. They then went to Northern Iowa and survived despite foul trouble and an early injury to Cleanthony Early.

Saint Louis beat an upstart St. Joe's team this week and then survived La Salle on Saturday. The Billikens moved up a single spot to No. 12 this week.

Gonzaga fell out of the poll after losing to Memphis, but continued to receive votes this week. Joining the Zags in the Others group are George Washington, Southern Miss and Stephen F. Austin.

Here is the full AP Top 25 Poll for Week 15:

Rank Team Record Votes Previous
1 Syracuse (65) 23-0 1625 1
2 Arizona 23-1 1525 2
3 Florida 21-2 1477 3
4 Wichita State 25-0 1445 4
5 San Diego State 21-1 1373 5
6 Villanova 21-2 1288 6
7 Kansas 18-5 1234 8
8 Duke 19-5 1130 11
9 Michigan State 20-4 1025 9
10 Cincinnati 22-3 970 7
11 Iowa State 18-4 925 16
12 Saint Louis 22-2 908 13
13 Louisville 19-4 866 14
14 Kentucky 18-5 769 18
15 Michigan 17-6 702 10
16 Iowa 18-6 686 17
17 Virginia 19-5 608 20
18 Creighton 19-4 552 12
19 Texas 18-5 417 15
20 Memphis 18-5 333 24
21 Wisconsin 19-5 242 NR
22 Ohio State 19-5 214 NR
23 SMU 19-5 205 NR
24 Connecticut 18-5 194 22
25 Pittsburgh 20-4 175 25
Others Receiving Votes: Oklahoma 99, Gonzaga 44, UCLA 43, New Mexico 23, Oklahoma State 10, George Washington 6, Southern Miss 6, Stephen F. Austin 3, Kansas State 1, North Carolina 1, Arizona State 1

So who was the snub? Let us know in the comments.

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