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Michigan State Spartans AP Poll History

Location: East Lansing, Michigan ▪ Colors: Green & White
Record: 116 Years, 1588-1051, .602 W-L%

Conferences: Big Ten and Ind
Conference Champion: 13 Times (Reg. Seas.), 4 Times (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 28 Years (59-27), 8 Final Fours, 2 Championships
NCAA Champion: 1979 and 2000

Ranked in AP Poll: 20 Times (Preseason), 20 Times (Final), 387 Weeks (Total)

387 Polls

Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
1 2015 1 Preseason 18 NA
2 2015 2 2014-11-17 19 18 Down 1
3 2015 3 2014-11-24 20 19 Down 1
4 2015 4 2014-12-01 19 20 Up 1
5 2015 6 2014-12-15 25 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
6 2014 1 Preseason 2 NA
7 2014 2 2013-11-11 2 2 NC
8 2014 3 2013-11-18 1 2 Up 1
9 2014 4 2013-11-25 1 1 NC
10 2014 5 2013-12-02 1 1 NC
11 2014 6 2013-12-09 5 1 Down 4
12 2014 7 2013-12-16 5 5 NC
13 2014 8 2013-12-23 5 5 NC
14 2014 9 2013-12-30 5 5 NC
15 2014 10 2014-01-06 5 5 NC
16 2014 11 2014-01-13 4 5 Up 1
17 2014 12 2014-01-20 3 4 Up 1
18 2014 13 2014-01-27 7 3 Down 4
19 2014 14 2014-02-03 9 7 Down 2
20 2014 15 2014-02-10 9 9 NC
21 2014 16 2014-02-17 13 9 Down 4
22 2014 17 2014-02-24 18 13 Down 5
23 2014 18 2014-03-03 22 18 Down 4
24 2014 19 2014-03-10 22 22 NC
25 2014 20 Final 11 22 Up 11
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
26 2013 1 Preseason 14 NA
27 2013 2 2012-11-12 21 14 Down 7
28 2013 3 2012-11-19 15 21 Up 6
29 2013 4 2012-11-26 13 15 Up 2
30 2013 5 2012-12-03 19 13 Down 6
31 2013 6 2012-12-10 19 19 NC
32 2013 7 2012-12-17 20 19 Down 1
33 2013 8 2012-12-24 19 20 Up 1
34 2013 9 2012-12-31 18 19 Up 1
35 2013 10 2013-01-07 22 18 Down 4
36 2013 11 2013-01-14 18 22 Up 4
37 2013 12 2013-01-21 13 18 Up 5
38 2013 13 2013-01-28 13 13 NC
39 2013 14 2013-02-04 12 13 Up 1
40 2013 15 2013-02-11 8 12 Up 4
41 2013 16 2013-02-18 4 8 Up 4
42 2013 17 2013-02-25 9 4 Down 5
43 2013 18 2013-03-04 10 9 Down 1
44 2013 20 Final 9 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
45 2012 6 2011-12-12 21 Up 
46 2012 7 2011-12-19 19 21 Up 2
47 2012 8 2011-12-26 16 19 Up 3
48 2012 9 2012-01-02 10 16 Up 6
49 2012 10 2012-01-09 6 10 Up 4
50 2012 11 2012-01-16 9 6 Down 3
51 2012 12 2012-01-23 10 9 Down 1
52 2012 13 2012-01-30 9 10 Up 1
53 2012 14 2012-02-06 11 9 Down 2
54 2012 15 2012-02-13 7 11 Up 4
55 2012 16 2012-02-20 6 7 Up 1
56 2012 17 2012-02-27 5 6 Up 1
57 2012 18 2012-03-05 8 5 Down 3
58 2012 19 Final 5 8 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
59 2011 1 Preseason 2 NA
60 2011 2 2010-11-15 2 2 NC
61 2011 3 2010-11-22 2 2 NC
62 2011 4 2010-11-29 6 2 Down 4
63 2011 5 2010-12-06 7 6 Down 1
64 2011 6 2010-12-13 14 7 Down 7
65 2011 7 2010-12-20 12 14 Up 2
66 2011 8 2010-12-27 20 12 Down 8
67 2011 9 2011-01-03 18 20 Up 2
68 2011 11 2011-01-17 17 Up 
69 2011 12 2011-01-24 25 17 Down 8
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
70 2010 1 Preseason 2 NA
71 2010 2 2009-11-16 2 2 NC
72 2010 3 2009-11-23 2 2 NC
73 2010 4 2009-11-30 9 2 Down 7
74 2010 5 2009-12-07 12 9 Down 3
75 2010 6 2009-12-14 12 12 NC
76 2010 7 2009-12-21 9 12 Up 3
77 2010 8 2009-12-28 11 9 Down 2
78 2010 9 2010-01-04 10 11 Up 1
79 2010 10 2010-01-11 7 10 Up 3
80 2010 11 2010-01-18 6 7 Up 1
81 2010 12 2010-01-25 5 6 Up 1
82 2010 13 2010-02-01 5 5 NC
83 2010 14 2010-02-08 10 5 Down 5
84 2010 15 2010-02-15 11 10 Down 1
85 2010 16 2010-02-22 14 11 Down 3
86 2010 17 2010-03-01 11 14 Up 3
87 2010 18 2010-03-08 11 11 NC
88 2010 19 Final 13 11 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
89 2009 1 Preseason 6 NA
90 2009 2 2008-11-17 5 6 Up 1
91 2009 3 2008-11-24 5 5 NC
92 2009 4 2008-12-01 13 5 Down 8
93 2009 5 2008-12-08 18 13 Down 5
94 2009 6 2008-12-15 19 18 Down 1
95 2009 7 2008-12-22 11 19 Up 8
96 2009 8 2008-12-29 10 11 Up 1
97 2009 9 2009-01-05 8 10 Up 2
98 2009 10 2009-01-12 7 8 Up 1
99 2009 11 2009-01-19 7 7 NC
100 2009 12 2009-01-26 9 7 Down 2
101 2009 13 2009-02-02 13 9 Down 4
102 2009 14 2009-02-09 9 13 Up 4
103 2009 15 2009-02-16 6 9 Up 3
104 2009 16 2009-02-23 9 6 Down 3
105 2009 17 2009-03-02 8 9 Up 1
106 2009 18 2009-03-09 7 8 Up 1
107 2009 19 Final 8 7 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
108 2008 1 Preseason 8 NA
109 2008 2 2007-11-12 12 8 Down 4
110 2008 3 2007-11-19 10 12 Up 2
111 2008 4 2007-11-26 10 10 NC
112 2008 5 2007-12-03 9 10 Up 1
113 2008 6 2007-12-10 9 9 NC
114 2008 7 2007-12-17 9 9 NC
115 2008 8 2007-12-24 7 9 Up 2
116 2008 9 2007-12-31 6 7 Up 1
117 2008 10 2008-01-07 6 6 NC
118 2008 11 2008-01-14 11 6 Down 5
119 2008 12 2008-01-21 10 11 Up 1
120 2008 13 2008-01-28 8 10 Up 2
121 2008 14 2008-02-04 11 8 Down 3
122 2008 15 2008-02-11 10 11 Up 1
123 2008 16 2008-02-18 19 10 Down 9
124 2008 17 2008-02-25 19 19 NC
125 2008 18 2008-03-03 17 19 Up 2
126 2008 19 2008-03-10 19 17 Down 2
127 2008 20 Final 18 19 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
128 2006 1 Preseason 4 NA
129 2006 2 2005-11-15 4 4 NC
130 2006 3 2005-11-22 12 4 Down 8
131 2006 4 2005-11-29 13 12 Down 1
132 2006 5 2005-12-06 14 13 Down 1
133 2006 6 2005-12-13 12 14 Up 2
134 2006 7 2005-12-20 10 12 Up 2
135 2006 8 2005-12-27 9 10 Up 1
136 2006 9 2006-01-03 7 9 Up 2
137 2006 10 2006-01-10 14 7 Down 7
138 2006 11 2006-01-17 11 14 Up 3
139 2006 12 2006-01-24 11 11 NC
140 2006 13 2006-01-31 12 11 Down 1
141 2006 14 2006-02-07 12 12 NC
142 2006 15 2006-02-14 16 12 Down 4
143 2006 16 2006-02-21 18 16 Down 2
144 2006 17 2006-02-28 25 18 Down 7
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
145 2005 1 Preseason 13 NA
146 2005 2 2004-11-16 13 13 NC
147 2005 3 2004-11-23 10 13 Up 3
148 2005 4 2004-11-30 11 10 Down 1
149 2005 5 2004-12-07 20 11 Down 9
150 2005 6 2004-12-14 21 20 Down 1
151 2005 7 2004-12-21 23 21 Down 2
152 2005 8 2004-12-28 23 23 NC
153 2005 9 2005-01-04 20 23 Up 3
154 2005 10 2005-01-11 15 20 Up 5
155 2005 11 2005-01-18 19 15 Down 4
156 2005 12 2005-01-25 15 19 Up 4
157 2005 13 2005-02-01 12 15 Up 3
158 2005 14 2005-02-08 13 12 Down 1
159 2005 15 2005-02-15 11 13 Up 2
160 2005 16 2005-02-22 10 11 Up 1
161 2005 17 2005-03-01 14 10 Down 4
162 2005 18 2005-03-08 13 14 Up 1
163 2005 19 Final 15 13 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
164 2004 1 Preseason 3 NA
165 2004 2 2003-11-25 3 3 NC
166 2004 3 2003-12-02 5 3 Down 2
167 2004 4 2003-12-09 21 5 Down 16
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
168 2003 1 Preseason 9 NA
169 2003 2 2002-11-19 9 9 NC
170 2003 3 2002-11-26 9 9 NC
171 2003 4 2002-12-03 21 9 Down 12
172 2003 5 2002-12-10 21 21 NC
173 2003 6 2002-12-17 15 21 Up 6
174 2003 7 2002-12-24 15 15 NC
175 2003 8 2002-12-31 14 15 Up 1
176 2003 9 2003-01-07 25 14 Down 11
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
177 2002 1 Preseason 15 NA
178 2002 2 2001-11-20 13 15 Up 2
179 2002 3 2001-11-27 22 13 Down 9
180 2002 4 2001-12-04 24 22 Down 2
181 2002 5 2001-12-11 23 24 Up 1
182 2002 6 2001-12-18 17 23 Up 6
183 2002 7 2001-12-25 13 17 Up 4
184 2002 8 2002-01-01 19 13 Down 6
185 2002 9 2002-01-08 25 19 Down 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
186 2001 1 Preseason 3 NA
187 2001 2 2000-11-14 3 3 NC
188 2001 3 2000-11-21 4 3 Down 1
189 2001 4 2000-11-28 3 4 Up 1
190 2001 5 2000-12-05 2 3 Up 1
191 2001 6 2000-12-12 2 2 NC
192 2001 7 2000-12-19 2 2 NC
193 2001 8 2000-12-26 1 2 Up 1
194 2001 9 2001-01-02 1 1 NC
195 2001 10 2001-01-09 3 1 Down 2
196 2001 11 2001-01-16 3 3 NC
197 2001 12 2001-01-23 3 3 NC
198 2001 13 2001-01-30 5 3 Down 2
199 2001 14 2001-02-06 4 5 Up 1
200 2001 15 2001-02-13 5 4 Down 1
201 2001 16 2001-02-20 5 5 NC
202 2001 17 2001-02-27 3 5 Up 2
203 2001 18 2001-03-06 2 3 Up 1
204 2001 19 Final 3 2 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
205 2000 1 Preseason 3 NA
206 2000 2 1999-11-16 2 3 Up 1
207 2000 3 1999-11-23 3 2 Down 1
208 2000 4 1999-11-30 8 3 Down 5
209 2000 5 1999-12-07 4 8 Up 4
210 2000 6 1999-12-14 5 4 Down 1
211 2000 7 1999-12-21 5 5 NC
212 2000 8 1999-12-28 8 5 Down 3
213 2000 9 2000-01-04 11 8 Down 3
214 2000 10 2000-01-11 11 11 NC
215 2000 11 2000-01-18 10 11 Up 1
216 2000 12 2000-01-25 9 10 Up 1
217 2000 13 2000-02-01 8 9 Up 1
218 2000 14 2000-02-08 6 8 Up 2
219 2000 15 2000-02-15 6 6 NC
220 2000 16 2000-02-22 5 6 Up 1
221 2000 17 2000-02-29 7 5 Down 2
222 2000 18 2000-03-07 5 7 Up 2
223 2000 19 Final 2 5 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
224 1999 1 Preseason 5 NA
225 1999 2 1998-11-17 5 5 NC
226 1999 3 1998-11-24 7 5 Down 2
227 1999 4 1998-12-01 9 7 Down 2
228 1999 5 1998-12-08 14 9 Down 5
229 1999 6 1998-12-15 14 14 NC
230 1999 7 1998-12-22 15 14 Down 1
231 1999 8 1998-12-29 13 15 Up 2
232 1999 9 1999-01-05 12 13 Up 1
233 1999 10 1999-01-12 14 12 Down 2
234 1999 11 1999-01-19 11 14 Up 3
235 1999 12 1999-01-26 8 11 Up 3
236 1999 13 1999-02-02 8 8 NC
237 1999 14 1999-02-09 5 8 Up 3
238 1999 15 1999-02-16 4 5 Up 1
239 1999 16 1999-02-23 3 4 Up 1
240 1999 17 1999-03-02 2 3 Up 1
241 1999 18 Final 2 2 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
242 1998 12 1998-01-27 22 Up 
243 1998 13 1998-02-03 16 22 Up 6
244 1998 14 1998-02-10 13 16 Up 3
245 1998 15 1998-02-17 14 13 Down 1
246 1998 16 1998-02-24 10 14 Up 4
247 1998 17 1998-03-03 12 10 Down 2
248 1998 18 Final 16 12 Down 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
249 1995 1 Preseason 20 NA
250 1995 2 1994-11-21 17 20 Up 3
251 1995 3 1994-11-28 18 17 Down 1
252 1995 4 1994-12-05 15 18 Up 3
253 1995 5 1994-12-12 18 15 Down 3
254 1995 6 1994-12-19 17 18 Up 1
255 1995 7 1994-12-26 15 17 Up 2
256 1995 8 1995-01-02 14 15 Up 1
257 1995 9 1995-01-09 11 14 Up 3
258 1995 10 1995-01-16 12 11 Down 1
259 1995 11 1995-01-23 10 12 Up 2
260 1995 12 1995-01-30 9 10 Up 1
261 1995 13 1995-02-06 7 9 Up 2
262 1995 14 1995-02-13 8 7 Down 1
263 1995 15 1995-02-20 12 8 Down 4
264 1995 16 1995-02-27 10 12 Up 2
265 1995 17 1995-03-06 9 10 Up 1
266 1995 18 Final 11 9 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
267 1993 1 Preseason 20 NA
268 1993 2 1992-11-23 18 20 Up 2
269 1993 3 1992-11-30 18 18 NC
270 1993 4 1992-12-07 24 18 Down 6
271 1993 5 1992-12-14 23 24 Up 1
272 1993 6 1992-12-21 20 23 Up 3
273 1993 7 1992-12-28 17 20 Up 3
274 1993 8 1993-01-04 14 17 Up 3
275 1993 9 1993-01-11 23 14 Down 9
276 1993 10 1993-01-18 21 23 Up 2
277 1993 12 1993-02-01 25 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
278 1992 3 1991-12-02 22 Up 
279 1992 4 1991-12-09 13 22 Up 9
280 1992 5 1991-12-16 12 13 Up 1
281 1992 6 1991-12-23 9 12 Up 3
282 1992 7 1991-12-30 9 9 NC
283 1992 8 1992-01-06 9 9 NC
284 1992 9 1992-01-13 11 9 Down 2
285 1992 10 1992-01-20 14 11 Down 3
286 1992 11 1992-01-27 13 14 Up 1
287 1992 12 1992-02-03 11 13 Up 2
288 1992 13 1992-02-10 12 11 Down 1
289 1992 14 1992-02-17 11 12 Up 1
290 1992 15 1992-02-24 12 11 Down 1
291 1992 16 1992-03-02 13 12 Down 1
292 1992 17 1992-03-09 16 13 Down 3
293 1992 18 Final 14 16 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
294 1991 1 Preseason 4 NA
295 1991 2 1990-11-27 5 4 Down 1
296 1991 3 1990-12-04 19 5 Down 14
297 1991 4 1990-12-11 21 19 Down 2
298 1991 5 1990-12-18 24 21 Down 3
299 1991 6 1990-12-25 25 24 Down 1
300 1991 7 1991-01-01 25 25 NC
301 1991 10 1991-01-22 22 Up 
302 1991 12 1991-02-05 25 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
303 1990 4 1989-12-12 25 Up 
304 1990 5 1989-12-19 25 25 NC
305 1990 12 1990-02-06 23 Up 
306 1990 13 1990-02-13 21 23 Up 2
307 1990 14 1990-02-20 15 21 Up 6
308 1990 15 1990-02-27 14 15 Up 1
309 1990 16 1990-03-06 7 14 Up 7
310 1990 17 Final 3 7 Up 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
311 1986 14 1986-02-18 19 Up 
312 1986 15 1986-02-25 17 19 Up 2
313 1986 16 1986-03-04 17 17 NC
314 1986 17 Final 18 17 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
315 1985 8 1985-01-08 17 Up 
316 1985 9 1985-01-15 19 17 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
317 1984 1 Preseason 12 NA
318 1984 2 1983-11-29 11 12 Up 1
319 1984 3 1983-12-06 17 11 Down 6
320 1984 4 1983-12-13 17 17 NC
321 1984 5 1983-12-20 19 17 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
322 1979 1 Preseason 7 NA
323 1979 2 1978-11-28 7 7 NC
324 1979 3 1978-12-05 4 7 Up 3
325 1979 4 1978-12-12 3 4 Up 1
326 1979 5 1978-12-19 5 3 Down 2
327 1979 6 1978-12-26 4 5 Up 1
328 1979 7 1979-01-03 1 4 Up 3
329 1979 8 1979-01-09 1 1 NC
330 1979 9 1979-01-16 6 1 Down 5
331 1979 10 1979-01-23 4 6 Up 2
332 1979 11 1979-01-30 14 4 Down 10
333 1979 12 1979-02-06 10 14 Up 4
334 1979 13 1979-02-13 8 10 Up 2
335 1979 14 1979-02-20 7 8 Up 1
336 1979 15 1979-02-27 4 7 Up 3
337 1979 16 1979-03-06 4 4 NC
338 1979 17 Final 3 4 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
339 1978 7 1978-01-03 18 Up 
340 1978 8 1978-01-10 12 18 Up 6
341 1978 9 1978-01-17 10 12 Up 2
342 1978 10 1978-01-24 7 10 Up 3
343 1978 11 1978-01-31 7 7 NC
344 1978 12 1978-02-07 10 7 Down 3
345 1978 13 1978-02-14 10 10 NC
346 1978 14 1978-02-21 10 10 NC
347 1978 15 1978-02-28 9 10 Up 1
348 1978 16 1978-03-06 6 9 Up 3
349 1978 17 Final 4 6 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
350 1967 3 1966-12-13 8 Up 
351 1967 4 1966-12-20 5 8 Up 3
352 1967 5 1966-12-27 10 5 Down 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
353 1960 1 1959-12-22 11 NA
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
354 1959 1 1958-12-09 15 NA
355 1959 2 1958-12-16 11 15 Up 4
356 1959 3 1958-12-23 9 11 Up 2
357 1959 4 1958-12-30 7 9 Up 2
358 1959 5 1959-01-06 5 7 Up 2
359 1959 6 1959-01-13 8 5 Down 3
360 1959 7 1959-01-20 8 8 NC
361 1959 8 1959-01-27 8 8 NC
362 1959 9 1959-02-03 7 8 Up 1
363 1959 10 1959-02-10 12 7 Down 5
364 1959 11 1959-02-17 9 12 Up 3
365 1959 12 1959-02-24 8 9 Up 1
366 1959 13 1959-03-02 6 8 Up 2
367 1959 14 Final 7 6 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
368 1958 1 1957-12-10 7 NA
369 1958 2 1957-12-17 9 7 Down 2
370 1958 3 1957-12-24 8 9 Up 1
371 1958 4 1957-12-31 8 8 NC
372 1958 5 1958-01-07 14 8 Down 6
373 1958 6 1958-01-14 18 14 Down 4
374 1958 7 1958-01-21 15 18 Up 3
375 1958 8 1958-01-28 15 15 NC
376 1958 9 1958-02-04 15 15 NC
377 1958 10 1958-02-11 19 15 Down 4
378 1958 11 1958-02-18 12 19 Up 7
379 1958 12 1958-02-25 15 12 Down 3
380 1958 13 1958-03-04 12 15 Up 3
381 1958 14 Final 17 12 Down 5
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
382 1957 13 1957-03-05 8 Up 
383 1957 14 Final 11 8 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
384 1956 4 1955-12-27 16 Up 
385 1956 5 1956-01-03 20 16 Down 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
386 1952 4 1952-01-01 20 Up 
387 1952 5 1952-01-08 19 20 Up 1