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Boise State hoops continues to gain moment in AP Top 25 and Coaches Poll

The Boise State men’s basketball team continued to gain momentum in both the USA Today Coaches Poll and Associated Press Top 25 on Monday.

The Broncos gained three points in the coaches poll, bringing their total to 14. They currently sit tied at No. 32 and trail the two teams tied at No. 25 by 68 points.

In the AP poll, Boise State received 24 points, a two-point increase from the preseason rankings. They moved up to No. 31, one spot ahead of Colorado, who the Broncos held a closed scrimmage against prior to the season.

Boise State picked up a 116-87 win over UT-Arlington in their season-opener last Friday. Junior Anthony Drmic tied a career-high with 34 points as the Broncos achieved their second highest point total in school history as a team.

Boise State host Simpson College on Friday at Taco Bell Arena at 7:00 p.m. (MT).

USA Today Coaches Poll
1. Kentucky (19), 2-0, 776
2. Michigan State (2), 752
3. Louisville (9), 745
4. Duke (2), 1-0, 716
5. Arizona, 1-0, 643
6. Kansas, 1-0, 639
7. Syracuse, 1-0, 565
8. Michigan, 1-0, 544
9. Ohio State, 1-0, 542
10. Florida, 1-0, 535
11. North Carolina, 1-0, 493
12. Oklahoma State, 1-0, 472
13. Memphis, 0-0, 336
14. Virginia Commonwealth, 1-0, 329
15. Gonzaga, 1-0, 291
16. Wichita State, 1-0, 277
17. Marquette, 1-0, 238
18. Oregon, 1-0, 233
19. Wisconsin, 1-0, 177
20. Connecticut, 1-0, 175
21. New Mexico, 1-0, 166
22. Notre Dame, 2-0, 127
23. Indiana, 1-0, 96
24. UCLA, 1-0, 89
25. Baylor, 1-0, 82
25. Virginia, 1-0, 82

Receiving votes: Creighton 63, Tennessee 63, Iowa 48, Georgetown 18, California 14, Boise State 14, Pittsburgh 13, Colorado 12, Harvard 10, Missouri 5, Illinois 4, Villanova 3, LSU 3, Iowa State 3, Arizona State 2, Saint Louis 2, Massachusetts 1, Saint Mary’s 1, Georgia 1

AP Top 25
1. Kentucky (28), 2-0, 1552
2. Michigan State (22), 1549
3. Louisville (12), 1494
4. Duke (3), 1-0, 1454
5. Kansas, 1-0, 1358
6. Arizona, 1-0, 1291
7. Michigan, 1-0, 1154
8. Oklahoma State, 1-0, 1124
9. Syracuse, 1-0, 1087
10. Ohio State, 1-0, 1033
11. Florida, 1-0, 995
12. North Carolina, 1-0, 950
13. Memphis, 0-0, 743
14. Virginia Commonwealth, 1-0, 708
15. Gonzaga, 1-0, 561
16. Wichita State, 1-0, 555
17. Marquette, 1-0, 491
18. Oregon, 1-0, 484
19. Connecticut, 1-0, 441
20. Wisconsin, 1-0, 357
21. Notre Dame, 2-0, 328
22. New Mexico, 1-0, 240
23. Baylor, 1-0, 235
24. UCLA, 1-0, 196
25. Viginia, 1-0, 170

Receiving votes: Creighton 148, Tennessee 138, Indiana 78, Iowa 54, Harvard 46, Boise State 24, Colorado 18, Villanova 14, Arizona State 11, LSU 8, Washington 8, UNLV 6, Pittsburgh 6, Georgetown 4, Stanford 3, Saint Louis 3, Missouri 3, Cincinnati 2, Towson 1

— Jay Tust (Follow on Twitter: @KTVBSportsGuy)