Pitt has dropped out of the Associated Press Top 25 and the USA Today/ESPN Coaches’ poll, released this afternoon. It is the first time Pitt (11-4, 0-2 Big East) isn’t ranked since Dec. 28, 2009, a span of 40 consecutive polls. Pitt, ranked No. 22 in last week’s poll, has lost three in a row, including to Notre Dame and Cincinnati. Pitt received eight votes in the AP poll and six votes in the coaches’ poll.