Missouri moved up a spot to No. 13 in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll released Monday while Kansas dropped five spots to No. 12.
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The Jayhawks, 2-1, had held steady at No. 7 last week before an early week loss to Michigan State in the Champions Classic in Atlanta before rebounding with a 69-55 victory over Chattanooga on Thursday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
The Tigers, 3-0, beat Alcorn State and Nicholls State last week.
The Jayhawks dropped to No. 11 in the USA Today/ESPN coaches poll. The Tigers moved up a spot to No. 14.
Kansas, which stayed above Michigan State in both polls, was the highest-ranked Big 12 team in the AP poll. Baylor, 4-1, slid to No. 24 after a loss to Colorado, while Oklahoma State debuted at No. 20 after a big victory over North Carolina State. Missouri trails No. 7 Florida, 3-0, and No. 8 Kentucky, 2-1, among Southeastern Conference teams in the AP poll.
Indiana remained No. 1 in both polls, followed by Louisville, Ohio State, Michigan and Duke.
• The Kansas women are ranked No. 22 in the latest AP poll after starting the season with three straight victories. The Jayhawks, who made a surprise run to the Sweet 16 last season, defeated Wake Forest 64-58 on Sunday.
It’s the highest AP ranking for the KU women since they were No. 21 on Dec. 28, 2009. Next up for Kansas: Alabama A&M at 7 p.m. Friday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Stanford is the new No. 1 women’s team after beating formerly top-ranked Baylor last week, ending the Bears’ 42-game winning streak.