EAST LANSING— After falling to No. 21 Minnesota on the road and winning at Nebraska, Michigan State dropped to No. 23 this week in the weekly AP poll rankings. The Spartans got their first win in the Big Ten after starting 0-3 in conference play. MSU is currently 11th in the Big Ten after losing to Northwestern, Wisconsin, and Minnesota.
The full poll can be found below: (First-place votes are in parentheses)
1. Gonzaga (63)
2. Baylor (1)
14. West Virginia
18. Texas Tech
19. Virginia Tech/Clemson
T23. Michigan State/ Saint Louis
25. Florida State
The Spartans will head back to the Breslin Center for a matchup with No. 14 Rutgers (7-2) on Tuesday night. MSU will continue their conference schedule as they welcome Purdue (7-5) at home this Friday.
Tipoff for Tuesday night’s game is set for 9:00 p.m.