Despite suffering their first loss since mid-January, the Temple Owls remain in the top 25 in the latest college basketball rankings released on Monday.
Temple is No. 25 in the USA Today/ESPN Top 25 Coaches Poll even after losing for the first time since Jan. 14. The Owls fell to St. Joe's 82-72 on Saturday, snapping an 11-game winning streak that vaulted the Owls to the top of the Atlantic 10 Conference standings.
Kentucky earned all 31 first-place votes to remain atop the coaches poll. The Wildcats are followed by Syracuse, Duke, Kansas and Michigan State in the top five of the USA Today/ESPN poll. North Carolina, Marquette, Missouri, Murray State and Baylor round out the top 10.
Temple finishes off its regular season schedule with two games this week. The Owls host Massachusetts on Wednesday and then conclude the regular season at Fordham on Saturday.
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