winning five of their first six Big 12 Conference games, including a
pair of wins over ranked opponents, the Mountaineers are ranked No. 18
Associated Press Poll this week.
Virginia has received votes all season, and enter the AP Poll for the
first time this year. WVU is currently 16-2 overall, undefeated on the
road, and 5-1 in Big
12 play. Last week, the Mountaineers defeated No. 13/11 Iowa State,
73-59, in Ames, and returned home a few days later to defeat Oklahoma,
last time WVU was in the AP top 25 was on Dec. 17, 2012, when the
Mountaineers had four-consecutive wins and were ranked No. 24
The USA Today Coaches Poll will be announced tomorrow. The Mountaineers return to the court for a two-game road swing, starting at 7:30 p.m. ET, on Wednesday at Texas
Tech, and closing out the week with a 4 p.m. ET matchup at Texas on Saturday, Jan. 18.