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NCAA Basketball Rankings: Duke, Ohio State, Kansas Continue To Top AP Top 25 Poll

Duke (15-0) received all 65 first-place votes and 1,625 total points to remain on top of this week's AP Top 25 Poll. Ohio State (16-0) was ranked second with 1,549 points while Kansas (15-0) was third with 1,489 points.

Syracuse (16-0) and Pittsburgh (15-1) round out the top five. San Diego State (17-0) was ranked sixth, Villanova (14-1) was seventh, Purdue (15-1) jumped from 11th to No. 8, Notre Dame (14-2) moved up five spots to No. 9 and Connecticut (12-2) fell two spot to No. 10.

Boston College (12-4), which lost to Harvard and defeated ACC foe Georgia Tech in the past week, did not receive any votes in the AP Top 25 Poll. Earlier in the season, the Eagles received as many as 17 votes before losing to Rhode Island.

Brigham Young (16-1), which was ranked No. 15 last week, jumped up to No.11. Texas (12-3) stayed put at No. 12 while Kentucky (12-3) dropped three spots to No. 13.

Other big movers in the poll included No. 18 Louisville (13-2), No. 19 Temple (11-3), No. 20 Wisconsin (12-3) and No. 24 Georgia (12-2). Last week, Louisville was ranked 26th, Temple was ranked 28th, Wisconsin was ranked 29th and Georgia was ranked 40th.

AP Top 25 Poll:

  1. Duke (15-0; 65 first-place votes)
  2. Ohio State 16-0
  3. Kansas (15-0)
  4. Syracuse (16-0)
  5. Pittsburgh (15-1)
  6. San Diego State (17-0)
  7. Villanova (14-1)
  8. Purdue (15-1)
  9. Notre Dame (14-2)
  10. Connecticut (12-2)
  11. Brigham Young (11-1)
  12. Texas (12-3)
  13. Kentucky (12-3)
  14. Texas A&M (14-1)
  15. Missouri (14-2)
  16. Illinois (13-3)
  17. Washington (12-3)
  18. Louisville (13-2)
  19. Temple (11-3)
  20. Wisconsin (12-3)
  21. Kansas State (12-4)
  22. Georgetown (12-4)
  23. UCF (14-1)
  24. Georgia (12-2)
  25. Cincinnati (15-1)
Others Receiving Votes: Minnesota 123, Michigan State 118, Baylor 111, Florida 110, UNLV 74, Vanderbilt 74, Oklahoma State 71, Memphis 49, Saint Mary's 49, North Carolina 31, Gonzaga 29, West Virginia 15, Arizona 6, Tennessee 4, St. John's 4, Old Dominion 4, Utah State 4, Missouri State 2, Virginia Tech 2, Wichita State 2, Coastal Carolina 1, Richmond 1