For the first time since 1988, the Wyoming Cowboys appear in the AP Top 25 men's college basketball rankings this week.

They check in at number 25, as one of three new teams to this week's poll. The others are Northern Iowa and Oklahoma State.

UW received 71 total points in balloting among nationwide media members that vote in the AP Top 25.

The last time the Wyoming Cowboys were ranked was in the USA Today Coaches Poll at number 25 in January 2013. The Pokes are ranked at 27 in the coaches poll this week with 28 points in the voting.

Below is this week's complete Associated Press Top 25 men's college basketball rankings:

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Kentucky (63) 15-0 1,623
2 Virginia (2) 15-0 1,561
3 Gonzaga 16-1 1,446
4 Duke 14-1 1,432
5 Villanova 15-1 1,358
6 Louisville 14-2 1,264
7 Wisconsin 15-2 1,200
8 Utah 13-2 1,185
9 Kansas 13-2 1,100
10 Arizona 14-2 1,037
11 Iowa State 12-2 922
12 Notre Dame 15-2 903
13 Wichita St 14-2 832
14 Maryland 15-2 801
15 North Carolina 12-4 719
16 West Virginia 14-2 627
17 Virginia Commonwealth 13-3 578
18 Oklahoma 11-4 485
19 Arkansas 13-2 431
20 Texas 12-4 345
21 Seton Hall 13-3 298
22 Baylor 12-3 278
23 Northern Iowa 14-2 212
24 Oklahoma St 12-3 132
25 Wyoming 15-2 71
  • Others receiving votes: Ohio State 70, Michigan St 67, Dayton 55, Providence 17, Indiana 15, LSU 12, St. John's 10, Georgetown 7, Alabama 7, NC State 6, Syracuse 3, Green Bay 3, TCU 2, San Diego St 2, Butler 2, Oregon 2, SMU 1, Davidson 1, Hofstra 1, Colorado St 1, Old Dominion 1
  • Dropped from rankings: Ohio State 22, St. John's 24, Old Dominion 25

Information courtesy of ESPN.com