Purdue leads; Arizona, Florida Atlantic fall in men’s basketball poll

Purdue guard Lance Jones (55) reacts to a teammate's score during the second half against Jacksonville at Mackey Arena.

THE first USA TODAY Sports men's basketball coaches poll of 2024 looks very similar to the final 2023 poll. There are, however, some slight changes near the top. Purdue maintains the No. 1 ranking for a third straight week. The Boilermakers were chosen first on 23 of 32 ballots. Undefeated Houston has clinched eight first-place … Read more