Despite a pair of come-from-behind victories at home against unranked competition last week, the Maryland men's basketball went up a spot in both the AP media poll and the USA Today Sports coaches' poll released Monday.
The Terps, who needed to come back from a 14-point deficit Friday early in the second half against Rider after erasing a seven-point deficit to Georgetown on Tuesday, are ranked behind only Kentucky.
The Wildcats moved into the No. 1 spot after North Carolina, still playing without senior point guard Marcus Paige, lost Saturday at Northern Iowa.
The last time the Terps were ranked so high was during the 2001-02 season, when they went from No. 3 to No. 2...