What AP poll voters had to say about Georgia Tech

Georgia Tech players celebrate after defeating Notre Dame 62-60 in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia Tech players celebrate after defeating Notre Dame 62-60 in an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 28, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Georgia Tech may well make the Associated Press top 25 rankings before the end of the season. But it probably won’t be this week.

While the Yellow Jackets had arguably the best week of any team in the country this past week with wins over No. 6 Florida State on Wednesday and No. 14 Notre Dame Saturday, sentiment among AP poll voters surveyed by the AJC was that they won’t be making their first appearance in the top 25 since Feb. 2010 when the latest poll is released Monday.

“I think they’ll get some votes, but I don’t believe they’ll be ranked this week,” said Dave Borges of the New Haven (Conn.) Register in an e-mail. “They had a very good week, no doubt, but eight losses is a lot for this time of year.”

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