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Purdue Boilermakers AP Poll History

Location: West Lafayette, IndianaColors: Old Gold & Black
Record: 118 Years, 1738-995, .636 W-L%

Conferences: Big Ten, Western and Ind
Conference Champion: 22 Times (Reg. Seas.), 1 Time (Tourn.)

NCAA Tournament: 28 Years (35-28), 2 Final Fours, 0 Championships

Ranked in AP Poll: 17 Times (Preseason), 19 Times (Final), 320 Weeks (Total)

320 Polls

Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
1 2016 1 Preseason 23 NA
2 2016 2 2015-11-16 21 23 Up 2
3 2016 3 2015-11-23 16 21 Up 5
4 2016 4 2015-11-30 11 16 Up 5
5 2016 5 2015-12-07 11 11 NC
6 2016 6 2015-12-14 9 11 Up 2
7 2016 7 2015-12-21 14 9 Down 5
8 2016 8 2015-12-28 14 14 NC
9 2016 9 2016-01-04 20 14 Down 6
10 2016 10 2016-01-11 24 20 Down 4
11 2016 11 2016-01-18 22 24 Up 2
12 2016 12 2016-01-25 21 22 Up 1
13 2016 13 2016-02-01 18 21 Up 3
14 2016 14 2016-02-08 18 18 NC
15 2016 15 2016-02-15 17 18 Up 1
16 2016 16 2016-02-22 20 17 Down 3
17 2016 17 2016-02-29 15 20 Up 5
18 2016 18 2016-03-07 13 15 Up 2
19 2016 19 Final 12 13 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
20 2011 1 Preseason 14 NA
21 2011 2 2010-11-15 14 14 NC
22 2011 3 2010-11-22 10 14 Up 4
23 2011 4 2010-11-29 22 10 Down 12
24 2011 5 2010-12-06 19 22 Up 3
25 2011 6 2010-12-13 19 19 NC
26 2011 7 2010-12-20 14 19 Up 5
27 2011 8 2010-12-27 12 14 Up 2
28 2011 9 2011-01-03 11 12 Up 1
29 2011 10 2011-01-10 8 11 Up 3
30 2011 11 2011-01-17 14 8 Down 6
31 2011 12 2011-01-24 12 14 Up 2
32 2011 13 2011-01-31 11 12 Up 1
33 2011 14 2011-02-07 14 11 Down 3
34 2011 15 2011-02-14 11 14 Up 3
35 2011 16 2011-02-21 8 11 Up 3
36 2011 17 2011-02-28 6 8 Up 2
37 2011 18 2011-03-07 9 6 Down 3
38 2011 19 Final 13 9 Down 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
39 2010 1 Preseason 7 NA
40 2010 2 2009-11-16 7 7 NC
41 2010 3 2009-11-23 6 7 Up 1
42 2010 4 2009-11-30 4 6 Up 2
43 2010 5 2009-12-07 5 4 Down 1
44 2010 6 2009-12-14 4 5 Up 1
45 2010 7 2009-12-21 4 4 NC
46 2010 8 2009-12-28 4 4 NC
47 2010 9 2010-01-04 4 4 NC
48 2010 10 2010-01-11 6 4 Down 2
49 2010 11 2010-01-18 13 6 Down 7
50 2010 12 2010-01-25 10 13 Up 3
51 2010 13 2010-02-01 8 10 Up 2
52 2010 14 2010-02-08 6 8 Up 2
53 2010 15 2010-02-15 4 6 Up 2
54 2010 16 2010-02-22 3 4 Up 1
55 2010 17 2010-03-01 7 3 Down 4
56 2010 18 2010-03-08 6 7 Up 1
57 2010 19 Final 10 6 Down 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
58 2009 1 Preseason 11 NA
59 2009 2 2008-11-17 11 11 NC
60 2009 3 2008-11-24 10 11 Up 1
61 2009 4 2008-12-01 9 10 Up 1
62 2009 5 2008-12-08 14 9 Down 5
63 2009 6 2008-12-15 13 14 Up 1
64 2009 7 2008-12-22 10 13 Up 3
65 2009 8 2008-12-29 9 10 Up 1
66 2009 9 2009-01-05 14 9 Down 5
67 2009 10 2009-01-12 19 14 Down 5
68 2009 11 2009-01-19 18 19 Up 1
69 2009 12 2009-01-26 16 18 Up 2
70 2009 13 2009-02-02 12 16 Up 4
71 2009 14 2009-02-09 20 12 Down 8
72 2009 15 2009-02-16 19 20 Up 1
73 2009 16 2009-02-23 16 19 Up 3
74 2009 17 2009-03-02 19 16 Down 3
75 2009 18 2009-03-09 24 19 Down 5
76 2009 19 Final 17 24 Up 7
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
77 2008 14 2008-02-04 24 Up 
78 2008 15 2008-02-11 19 24 Up 5
79 2008 16 2008-02-18 14 19 Up 5
80 2008 17 2008-02-25 16 14 Down 2
81 2008 18 2008-03-03 15 16 Up 1
82 2008 19 2008-03-10 17 15 Down 2
83 2008 20 Final 20 17 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
84 2004 3 2003-12-02 20 Up 
85 2004 4 2003-12-09 16 20 Up 4
86 2004 5 2003-12-16 17 16 Down 1
87 2004 6 2003-12-23 22 17 Down 5
88 2004 7 2003-12-31 21 22 Up 1
89 2004 8 2004-01-06 24 21 Down 3
90 2004 10 2004-01-20 23 Up 
91 2004 11 2004-01-27 21 23 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
92 2003 13 2003-02-04 24 Up 
93 2003 15 2003-02-18 24 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
94 2000 1 Preseason 23 NA
95 2000 2 1999-11-16 24 23 Down 1
96 2000 3 1999-11-23 22 24 Up 2
97 2000 4 1999-11-30 19 22 Up 3
98 2000 5 1999-12-07 25 19 Down 6
99 2000 6 1999-12-14 24 25 Up 1
100 2000 15 2000-02-15 25 Up 
101 2000 16 2000-02-22 21 25 Up 4
102 2000 17 2000-02-29 20 21 Up 1
103 2000 18 2000-03-07 22 20 Down 2
104 2000 19 Final 25 22 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
105 1999 1 Preseason 16 NA
106 1999 2 1998-11-17 15 16 Up 1
107 1999 3 1998-11-24 14 15 Up 1
108 1999 4 1998-12-01 14 14 NC
109 1999 5 1998-12-08 9 14 Up 5
110 1999 6 1998-12-15 8 9 Up 1
111 1999 7 1998-12-22 9 8 Down 1
112 1999 8 1998-12-29 11 9 Down 2
113 1999 9 1999-01-05 9 11 Up 2
114 1999 10 1999-01-12 13 9 Down 4
115 1999 11 1999-01-19 16 13 Down 3
116 1999 12 1999-01-26 14 16 Up 2
117 1999 13 1999-02-02 18 14 Down 4
118 1999 14 1999-02-09 21 18 Down 3
119 1999 15 1999-02-16 17 21 Up 4
120 1999 16 1999-02-23 23 17 Down 6
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
121 1998 1 Preseason 9 NA
122 1998 2 1997-11-18 8 9 Up 1
123 1998 3 1997-11-25 6 8 Up 2
124 1998 4 1997-12-02 6 6 NC
125 1998 5 1997-12-09 8 6 Down 2
126 1998 6 1997-12-16 8 8 NC
127 1998 7 1997-12-23 7 8 Up 1
128 1998 8 1997-12-30 5 7 Up 2
129 1998 9 1998-01-06 9 5 Down 4
130 1998 10 1998-01-13 9 9 NC
131 1998 11 1998-01-20 12 9 Down 3
132 1998 12 1998-01-27 10 12 Up 2
133 1998 13 1998-02-03 10 10 NC
134 1998 14 1998-02-10 8 10 Up 2
135 1998 15 1998-02-17 5 8 Up 3
136 1998 16 1998-02-24 11 5 Down 6
137 1998 17 1998-03-03 9 11 Up 2
138 1998 18 Final 11 9 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
139 1996 1 Preseason 24 NA
140 1996 2 1995-11-20 24 24 NC
141 1996 9 1996-01-08 22 Up 
142 1996 10 1996-01-15 17 22 Up 5
143 1996 11 1996-01-22 19 17 Down 2
144 1996 12 1996-01-29 17 19 Up 2
145 1996 13 1996-02-05 14 17 Up 3
146 1996 14 1996-02-12 11 14 Up 3
147 1996 15 1996-02-19 7 11 Up 4
148 1996 16 1996-02-26 5 7 Up 2
149 1996 17 1996-03-05 4 5 Up 1
150 1996 18 Final 4 4 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
151 1995 13 1995-02-06 25 Up 
152 1995 14 1995-02-13 25 25 NC
153 1995 15 1995-02-20 21 25 Up 4
154 1995 16 1995-02-27 17 21 Up 4
155 1995 17 1995-03-06 14 17 Up 3
156 1995 18 Final 12 14 Up 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
157 1994 1 Preseason 21 NA
158 1994 2 1993-11-22 21 21 NC
159 1994 3 1993-11-29 14 21 Up 7
160 1994 4 1993-12-06 11 14 Up 3
161 1994 5 1993-12-13 11 11 NC
162 1994 6 1993-12-20 10 11 Up 1
163 1994 7 1993-12-27 10 10 NC
164 1994 8 1994-01-03 10 10 NC
165 1994 9 1994-01-10 9 10 Up 1
166 1994 10 1994-01-17 12 9 Down 3
167 1994 11 1994-01-24 7 12 Up 5
168 1994 12 1994-01-31 8 7 Down 1
169 1994 13 1994-02-07 10 8 Down 2
170 1994 14 1994-02-14 9 10 Up 1
171 1994 15 1994-02-21 14 9 Down 5
172 1994 16 1994-02-28 9 14 Up 5
173 1994 17 1994-03-07 6 9 Up 3
174 1994 18 Final 3 6 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
175 1993 3 1992-11-30 24 Up 
176 1993 4 1992-12-07 18 24 Up 6
177 1993 5 1992-12-14 16 18 Up 2
178 1993 6 1992-12-21 15 16 Up 1
179 1993 7 1992-12-28 13 15 Up 2
180 1993 8 1993-01-04 9 13 Up 4
181 1993 9 1993-01-11 17 9 Down 8
182 1993 10 1993-01-18 13 17 Up 4
183 1993 11 1993-01-25 14 13 Down 1
184 1993 12 1993-02-01 19 14 Down 5
185 1993 13 1993-02-08 18 19 Up 1
186 1993 14 1993-02-15 14 18 Up 4
187 1993 15 1993-02-22 17 14 Down 3
188 1993 16 1993-03-01 24 17 Down 7
189 1993 17 1993-03-08 18 24 Up 6
190 1993 18 Final 22 18 Down 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
191 1990 9 1990-01-16 24 Up 
192 1990 10 1990-01-23 13 24 Up 11
193 1990 11 1990-01-30 8 13 Up 5
194 1990 12 1990-02-06 10 8 Down 2
195 1990 13 1990-02-13 12 10 Down 2
196 1990 14 1990-02-20 9 12 Up 3
197 1990 15 1990-02-27 9 9 NC
198 1990 16 1990-03-06 10 9 Down 1
199 1990 17 Final 10 10 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
200 1988 1 Preseason 2 NA
201 1988 2 1987-12-01 11 2 Down 9
202 1988 3 1987-12-08 13 11 Down 2
203 1988 4 1987-12-15 12 13 Up 1
204 1988 5 1987-12-22 10 12 Up 2
205 1988 6 1987-12-29 11 10 Down 1
206 1988 7 1988-01-05 10 11 Up 1
207 1988 8 1988-01-12 8 10 Up 2
208 1988 9 1988-01-19 5 8 Up 3
209 1988 10 1988-01-26 2 5 Up 3
210 1988 11 1988-02-02 6 2 Down 4
211 1988 12 1988-02-09 2 6 Up 4
212 1988 13 1988-02-16 2 2 NC
213 1988 14 1988-02-23 2 2 NC
214 1988 15 1988-03-01 2 2 NC
215 1988 16 1988-03-08 2 2 NC
216 1988 17 Final 3 2 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
217 1987 1 Preseason 4 NA
218 1987 2 1986-12-02 4 4 NC
219 1987 3 1986-12-09 3 4 Up 1
220 1987 4 1986-12-16 2 3 Up 1
221 1987 5 1986-12-23 2 2 NC
222 1987 6 1986-12-30 2 2 NC
223 1987 7 1987-01-06 6 2 Down 4
224 1987 8 1987-01-13 6 6 NC
225 1987 9 1987-01-20 5 6 Up 1
226 1987 10 1987-01-27 4 5 Up 1
227 1987 11 1987-02-03 7 4 Down 3
228 1987 12 1987-02-10 7 7 NC
229 1987 13 1987-02-17 6 7 Up 1
230 1987 14 1987-02-24 6 6 NC
231 1987 15 1987-03-03 3 6 Up 3
232 1987 16 Final 7 3 Down 4
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
233 1986 8 1986-01-07 20 Up 
234 1986 9 1986-01-14 19 20 Up 1
235 1986 10 1986-01-21 15 19 Up 4
236 1986 15 1986-02-25 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
237 1984 3 1983-12-06 19 Up 
238 1984 4 1983-12-13 11 19 Up 8
239 1984 5 1983-12-20 7 11 Up 4
240 1984 6 1983-12-27 18 7 Down 11
241 1984 9 1984-01-17 19 Up 
242 1984 11 1984-01-31 16 Up 
243 1984 12 1984-02-07 11 16 Up 5
244 1984 13 1984-02-14 11 11 NC
245 1984 14 1984-02-21 13 11 Down 2
246 1984 15 1984-02-28 11 13 Up 2
247 1984 16 1984-03-06 11 11 NC
248 1984 17 Final 10 11 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
249 1983 3 1982-12-07 20 Up 
250 1983 7 1983-01-04 20 Up 
251 1983 12 1983-02-08 18 Up 
252 1983 15 1983-03-01 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
253 1980 1 Preseason 11 NA
254 1980 2 1979-12-04 12 11 Down 1
255 1980 3 1979-12-11 9 12 Up 3
256 1980 4 1979-12-18 9 9 NC
257 1980 5 1979-12-26 8 9 Up 1
258 1980 6 1980-01-02 8 8 NC
259 1980 7 1980-01-08 10 8 Down 2
260 1980 8 1980-01-15 11 10 Down 1
261 1980 9 1980-01-22 14 11 Down 3
262 1980 10 1980-01-29 17 14 Down 3
263 1980 11 1980-02-05 12 17 Up 5
264 1980 12 1980-02-12 15 12 Down 3
265 1980 13 1980-02-19 15 15 NC
266 1980 14 1980-02-26 18 15 Down 3
267 1980 15 Final 20 18 Down 2
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
268 1979 13 1979-02-13 13 Up 
269 1979 14 1979-02-20 18 13 Down 5
270 1979 15 1979-02-27 19 18 Down 1
271 1979 16 1979-03-06 16 19 Up 3
272 1979 17 Final 15 16 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
273 1978 1 Preseason 12 NA
274 1978 2 1977-11-29 11 12 Up 1
275 1978 4 1977-12-13 17 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
276 1977 9 1977-01-18 19 Up 
277 1977 10 1977-01-25 18 19 Up 1
278 1977 11 1977-02-01 18 18 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
279 1975 1 Preseason 13 NA
280 1975 2 1974-12-03 12 13 Up 1
281 1975 3 1974-12-10 15 12 Down 3
282 1975 4 1974-12-17 15 15 NC
283 1975 5 1974-12-24 15 15 NC
284 1975 6 1974-12-31 18 15 Down 3
285 1975 9 1975-01-21 20 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
286 1974 17 1974-03-19 18 Up 
287 1974 18 Final 11 18 Up 7
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
288 1973 9 1973-01-23 20 Up 
289 1973 13 1973-02-20 17 Up 
290 1973 14 1973-02-27 20 17 Down 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
291 1971 4 1970-12-22 16 Up 
292 1971 5 1970-12-29 20 16 Down 4
293 1971 6 1971-01-05 19 20 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
294 1970 1 Preseason 3 NA
295 1970 2 1969-12-09 14 3 Down 11
296 1970 3 1969-12-16 12 14 Up 2
297 1970 4 1969-12-23 18 12 Down 6
298 1970 5 1969-12-30 17 18 Up 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
299 1969 1 Preseason 10 NA
300 1969 2 1968-12-03 14 10 Down 4
301 1969 3 1968-12-10 13 14 Up 1
302 1969 4 1968-12-17 12 13 Up 1
303 1969 5 1968-12-24 18 12 Down 6
304 1969 9 1969-01-21 18 Up 
305 1969 10 1969-01-28 14 18 Up 4
306 1969 11 1969-02-04 9 14 Up 5
307 1969 12 1969-02-11 8 9 Up 1
308 1969 13 1969-02-18 9 8 Down 1
309 1969 14 1969-02-25 9 9 NC
310 1969 15 Final 6 9 Up 3
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
311 1968 2 1967-12-05 7 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
312 1962 1 Preseason 6 NA
313 1962 2 1961-12-19 8 6 Down 2
314 1962 3 1961-12-26 9 8 Down 1
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
315 1961 7 1961-01-24 10 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
316 1959 4 1958-12-30 18 Up 
317 1959 10 1959-02-10 20 Up 
318 1959 11 1959-02-17 20 20 NC
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
319 1957 9 1957-02-05 17 Up 
Rk Year Wk Date Rk Prev Chng
320 1955 6 1955-01-11 17 Up