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College basketball rankings Week 11: USC Trojans break into AP, CBS, Coaches Poll top 25

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The USC Trojans are on an impressive run and have caught the attention of the AP, CBS, and Coaches Poll voters.

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The USC Trojans (15-3, 4-1 conference) have been dunking their way into the national spotlight for some time now. After two brutal years, Coach Andy Enfield's third season has the Trojans currently sitting at the top of the Pac-12 Standings and into the Associated Press (21), USA Today Coaches Poll (25) , and CBS Sports (20) rankings.

USC is on a three game winning streak which includes a quadruple-overtime victory over the 7th-ranked team at the time and a 14-point victory over the UCLA Bruins. USC also has wins over Wichita State (26th in the CBS poll) and conference victories over Arizona State and Washington State.

USC has dropped three games this year, their first was to Xavier who is one of the best teams in the country. Their second was to Monmouth who the Trojans had already defeated earlier in the season (Monmoth also has victories over Notre Dame and UCLA this season). The latest and perhaps most disappointing came at the hands of the Washington Huskies who are also 4-1 in Pac-12 Conference play.

USC is on a bit of a break but will return to action Thursday night on the road against the Oregon Ducks January 21 at 6pm on the Pac-12 Network.

See the full AP Poll here.

See the full USA Today Coaches Poll here.

See the full CBS Poll here.

AP Top 25

RANK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Oklahoma (65) 15-1 1,625
2 North Carolina 16-2 1,515
3 Kansas 15-2 1,499
4 Villanova 16-2 1,403
5 Xavier 16-1 1,321
6 West Virginia 15-2 1,278
7 Maryland 16-2 1,259
8 SMU 17-0 1,179
9 Iowa 14-3 1,167
10 Texas A&M 15-2 994
11 Michigan State 16-3 950
12 Arizona 15-3 801
13 Virginia 13-4 649
13 Baylor 14-3 649
15 Miami (FL) 13-3 645
16 Providence 15-3 609
17 Louisville 14-3 608
18 Butler 13-4 439
19 Iowa State 13-4 411
20 Duke 14-4 375
21 USC 15-3 338
22 Purdue 15-3 322
23 Kentucky 13-4 276
24 South Carolina 16-1 252
25 Indiana 15-3 210
Also Receiving Votes: Pittsburgh 184, Clemson 53, Wichita St 38, Valparaiso 30, Notre Dame 14, Dayton 9, Saint Mary's 8, Gonzaga 5, Utah 3, Hawaii 3, Arkansas-Little Rock 1, Monmouth 1, Navy 1, Oregon 1
Dropped Out: Pittsburgh 20, Gonzaga 25


USA TODAY Coaches Poll

RANK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Oklahoma (26) 15-1 763
2 North Carolina (4) 16-2 727
3 Kansas (1) 15-2 700
4 Villanova 16-2 674
5 Maryland 16-2 629
6 Xavier 16-1 616
7 West Virginia 15-2 585
8 Texas A&M 15-2 532
9 Iowa 14-3 494
10 Michigan State 16-3 461
11 Arizona 15-3 438
12 Duke 14-4 360
13 Virginia 13-4 340
14 Miami (FL) 13-3 319
15 Baylor 14-3 306
16 Louisville 14-3 288
17 Providence 15-3 269
18 South Carolina 16-1 231
19 Kentucky 13-4 206
20 Pittsburgh 15-2 179
21 Iowa State 13-4 173
22 Purdue 15-3 167
23 Indiana 15-3 162
24 Butler 13-4 156
25 USC 15-3 103
Also Receiving Votes: Gonzaga 35, Clemson 29, Dayton 29, Oregon 20, Valparaiso 16, Wichita St 16, Connecticut 12, Saint Mary's 10, Michigan 6, Washington 5, Arkansas-Little Rock 5, California 5, LSU 3, Monmouth 3, Seton Hall 2, UAB 1
Dropped Out: Gonzaga 21