Nebraska is one of seven Big 12 teams in the rankings and the only unbeaten team remaining in the league. The Huskers are one of just five undefeated teams left among the 345 NCAA Division I schools.
Baylor is ranked No. 5 in this week's poll, while Texas A&M is No. 10. Oklahoma is ranked 14th, while Texas is No. 15. Oklahoma State entered the top 25 for the first time this week at No. 23, while Kansas slipped to No. 24.
After battling Vermont tonight in Burlington, the Huskers will open Big 12 Conference play on the road at Iowa State on Saturday, Jan. 9. The Cyclones are 11-1 and received 24 votes in this week's poll, which would put them 28th nationally.
NU opens home conference action on Tuesday, Jan. 12, at 7 p.m., when the Huskers take on No. 15 Texas. For tickets, visit Huskers.com or call 1-800-8-BIG-RED.