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NCAA Basketball Rankings: Duke Back On Top, Ohio State Second In AP Top 25 Poll

Duke (25-2) is back on top in this week's AP Top 25 poll, receiving 35 first-place votes and 1,531 total points. Ohio State (25-2) was ranked second and received 10 first-place votes and Kansas (25-2) came in at number three with five first-place votes.

Pittsburgh (24-3) received 12 first-place votes and was ranked fourth for the second straight week while Texas (23-4) got one first-place vote and was ranked fifth. San Diego State (27-1), Brigham Young (25-2), Purdue (22-5), Notre Dame (21-5) and Arizona (23-4) round out the top ten.

Georgetown (21-6) dropped two spots to No. 11 and Wisconsin (20-6) fell from No.9 to No. 11 this week. St. John's (17-9) came in at No. 23 after being unranked last week. 

Boston College (16-10, 6-6 ACC) was unranked and did not receive a vote in this week's poll, but crosstown rival Harvard (20-4, 9-1) did receive one vote.

AP Top 25 Poll:

  1. Duke (25-2; 35 first-place votes)
  2. Ohio State (25-2; 10 first-place votes)
  3. Kansas (25-2; 5 first-place votes)
  4. Pittsburgh (24-3; 12 first-place votes)
  5. Texas (23-4; 1 first-place vote)
  6. San Diego State (27-1)
  7. Brigham Young (25-2)
  8. Purdue (22-5)
  9. Notre Dame (21-5)
  10. Arizona (23-4)
  11. Georgetown (21-6)
  12. Wisconsin (20-6)
  13. Florida (21-5)
  14. Connecticut (20-6)
  15. Villanova (21-6)
  16. Louisville (20-7)
  17. Syracuse (22-6)
  18. Vanderbilt (20-6)
  19. North Carolina (20-6)
  20. Missouri (21-6)
  21. Texas A&M (21-5)
  22. Kentucky (19-7)
  23. St. John's (17-9)
  24. Temple (21-5)
  25. Xavier (20-6)
Others receiving votes: Utah State 97, George Mason 51, West Virginia 42, Alabama 15, Florida State 4, UNLV 2, Washington 2, Belmont 1, Harvard 1, UCLA 1