Feb 8, 2014; Dallas, TX, USA; Cincinnati Bearcats head coach Mick Cronin during the second half of a mens basketball game against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Moody Coliseum. SMU won 76-55. Mandatory Credit: Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports

Cincinnati Bearcats Fall To 10th In Latest AP Poll

After the loss to SMU on Saturday evening, the Cincinnati Bearcats were punished in the AP Poll by being dropped 3 spots to 10th. They received 970 votes.

This wasn’t all too surprising. After all, it’s not like UC was going to climb to 5th or 6th following a loss but at the same time the drop wasn’t too drastic. You can thank the win over #22 UConn on Thursday night for that. Had the Bearcats swept the week and we would have seen them in the top-5 more than likely but if they had lost both games Cincinnati probably would have fallen to 15th. As such, keeping UC in the top-10 is a fair slotting for this team.

The Coaches Poll will be released soon and I’m sure we’ll see a similar trend with those voters.

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