Wichita St. still ranked 5th in AP Poll

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Arizona and Syracuse are the top two teams in The Associated Press Top 25 for a seventh straight week.

The Wildcats (18-0) are again the runaway No. 1, receiving 61 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. The Orange (18-0) got the other No. 1 votes.

Michigan State moved up one place to third while Villanova jumped two spots to fourth. Wichita State, at 19-0 the only other unbeaten in Division I, stayed fifth and was followed by Florida, San Diego State, Kansas, Wisconsin and Iowa.

Kansas has beaten three straight ranked opponents and jumped from 15th to No. 8.

Michigan, at No. 21, and Kansas State, at 22nd, moved into the poll this week, replacing Creighton, Colorado and UCLA. There was a tie for 25th last week.

 

Record Pts Prv
1. Arizona (61) 18-0 1,621 1
2. Syracuse (4) 18-0 1,559 2
3. Michigan St. 17-1 1,497 4
4. Villanova 16-1 1,377 6
5. Wichita St. 19-0 1,368 5
6. Florida 15-2 1,303 7
7. San Diego St. 16-1 1,211 10
8. Kansas 13-4 1,117 15
9. Wisconsin 16-2 1,074 3
10. Iowa 15-3 1,041 14
11. Oklahoma St. 15-3 971 9
12. Louisville 16-3 804 18
13. UMass 16-1 781 16
14. Kentucky 13-4 769 13
15. Cincinnati 17-2 736 19
16. Iowa St. 14-3 644 8
17. Ohio St. 15-3 549 11
18. Duke 14-4 447 23
19. Saint Louis 17-2 421 24
20. Pittsburgh 16-2 419 22
21. Michigan 13-4 362
22. Kansas St. 14-4 221
23. Memphis 13-4 201 17
24. Baylor 13-4 170 12
25. Oklahoma 14-4 111 25

Others receiving votes: Creighton 98, UConn 62, Gonzaga 59, California 44, Colorado 26, UCLA 23, Harvard 12, George Washington 8, Missouri 6, Texas 5, Xavier 4, SMU 2, New Mexico 1, Virginia 1.

Ballots Online: http://collegebasketball.ap.org/

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