Nevada Ranked No. 20 in final USA Today Coaches Poll

Nevada Ranked No. 20 in final USA Today Coaches Poll

After putting together a 29-8 season that included its second consecutive Mountain West Regular Season Championship and an NCAA Tournament run to the Sweet Sixteen, Nevada finished at no. 20 in the final USA Today Polls. The Pack was 22nd in the final Associated Press Poll on Mar. 5. Its 20th ranking is the highest Nevada has ever finished the season in the Top 25 (was 21st in 2003-04; 25th in 2004-05).

 
Nevada appeared in the national polls in eight weeks this season.   The highest was 20 in the Feb. 19 AP poll and 20th in the final USA Today Coaches Poll.  The AP does not conduct a final poll after the NCAA Championship game.

Nevada was the first nationally-ranked team from the Mountain West since March 2015 (Boise State, No. 25 in AP Top 25 and San Diego State, No. 25 in USA Today Coaches Poll).

Prior to this season, the last time the Pack was ranked in the top 25 was the final Coaches Poll of the 2006-07 season on Apr. 3, 2007.  Nevada finished the year 21st in that poll.  The last ranking in the AP Poll was March 12, 2007 at No. 15.  The AP does not conduct an end of the year poll.

In the 2006-07 season Nevada appeared in the Coaches Poll 20 times and attained the highest ranking in school history at No. 9 in the Feb. 27, 2007 poll.  The Pack was ranked for 19 weeks in the Associated Press poll that same season.
               
Prior to this year Nevada has appeared in the national polls in just three seasons; 2004-05, 2005-06 and in 2006-07.

 FULL RANKINGS: http://sportspolls.usatoday.com/ncaa/basketball-men/polls/coaches-poll/ 


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