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Wichita State up to No. 3, KU is No. 8 in latest AP basketball poll
02/17/2014 12:14 PM
02/17/2014 12:55 PM
Syracuse is still No. 1 in the AP college basketball poll, but it is no longer a unanimous choice.
The Orange, 25-0, who won two games in the final seconds last week, are on top for a third straight week but they received 64 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. They were a unanimous choice the last two weeks.
Florida, 23-2, which won at Kentucky on Saturday, moved from third to second and received the other first-place vote.
Wichita State, 27-0, the only other unbeaten Division I team, moved from fourth to third while Arizona, which lost to Arizona State last week, dropped from second to fourth.
Duke moved from eighth to fifth and was followed by San Diego State, Cincinnati, Kansas, Villanova and Saint Louis.
UCLA, at No. 23, and Gonzaga, at No. 25, return to the rankings replacing SMU and Pittsburgh.AP Top 25
The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 16, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:
|Team (first-place votes)||Record||Pts||Prv|
|1. Syracuse (64)||25-0||1,624||1|
|2. Florida (1)||23-2||1,543||3|
|3. Wichita State||27-0||1,489||4|
|6. San Diego State||22-2||1,232||5|
|10. Saint Louis||23-2||1,019||12|
|13. Michigan State||21-5||788||9|
|17. Iowa State||19-5||597||11|
|24. Ohio State||20-6||133||22|
Others receiving votes:
North Carolina 54, Arizona State 45, Pittsburgh 21, SMU 21, Stephen F. Austin 8, Oklahoma 7, New Mexico 3, VCU 2, Green Bay 1, Kansas State 1, Louisiana Tech 1.USA Today coaches’ Top 25
The top 25 teams in the USA Today men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 16, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:
|Team (first-place votes)||Record||Pts||Pvs|
|1. Syracuse (32)||25-0||800||1|
|3. Wichita State||27-0||747||2|
|7. San Diego State||22-2||591||5|
|10. Saint Louis||23-2||513||12|
|14. Michigan State||21-5||406||10|
|19. Iowa State||19-5||227||14|
|23. Ohio State||20-6||97||20|
Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 31, North Carolina 22, Kansas State 19, Pittsburgh 17, SMU 7, Stephen F. Austin 7, Arizona State 6, New Mexico 6, Louisiana Tech 2, West Virginia 2, California 1, Nebraska 1, VCU 1.
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