The Demon Deacons climbed to the No. 4 spot in the Coaches poll (No. 5 in AP) after beating the Horns, while North Carolina claimed the No. 4 spot in the AP poll (No. 5 in Coaches). Duke moved up to No. 6 in the polls after fending off Oklahoma 78-67. Pittsburgh grabbed the No. 7 position in the Coaches poll (No. 10 in AP), followed by No. 8 Syracuse (No. 7 in AP). Georgia Tech sunk to No. 9 in both polls after losing to Gonzaga. Kentucky rounds out the top tier at the No. 10 slot in the Coaches poll (No. 8 in AP), coming off a 60-58 last minute win over Louisville.
Other than Kansas, Okie State and Texas, no other Big 12 conference team cracked the top 25.
The Longhorns play host to Centenary on Wednesday night.