Coming off of their second upset of a top-three program— this time knocking off then-No. 3 Purdue, 64-63— the Ohio State Buckeyes (22-5, 13-1) continue to climb up the Associated Press college basketball rankings, and comes in at No. 8 in the latest poll. With a one-game lead in the Big Ten Conference (enhanced by having the tie-breaker in hand over both Purdue and Michigan State), the Buckeyes moved into the top-10 for the first time since Jan. 6, 2014, when they were up at No. 3.
After their wins against Purdue and Iowa last week, on Sunday, it was also announced that the Buckeyes were currently sitting on the No.