CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – For the first time since the 1982-83 season, UVA has the nation’s top-ranked NCAA men’s basketball team.
Despite an overtime home loss to unranked Virginia Tech Saturday, the ‘Hoos (23-and-2 overall) jumped previous number one Villanova in the new AP Top 25 poll released Monday.
Villanova, 23-and-2 overall, lost at home to unranked St. John’s Wednesday.
The Wildcats had been ranked number one each week since January 8.
Virginia, leading the ACC with a record of 12-and-1, plays at Miami Tuesday.