Duke starts 4th week as No. 1 in AP poll

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

Unbeaten Duke and Michigan hold the top two spots in The Associated Press' college basketball poll for the fourth straight week.

Duke received 62 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel, with Michigan getting the other three.

Louisville overtook unbeaten Arizona to be ranked third. Completing the top 10 are Indiana, Kansas, Syracuse, Minnesota, Gonzaga and Missouri.

No. 23 Wichita State and No. 24 UNLV are back in the rankings. Oklahoma State and Pittsburgh dropped out from last week. Wyoming, the other unbeaten Division I school, remains unranked.

AP Top 25

Rank Team Record Pts Last Week
1. Duke (62) 14-0 1622 1
Last game: vs Wake Forest, W 80-62 (1/5)
Next game: Clemson (1/8)

2. Michigan (3) 15-0 1553 2
Last game: vs Iowa, W 95-67 (1/6)
Next game: Nebraska (1/9)

3. Louisville 13-1 1447 4
Last game: vs Providence, W 80-62 (1/2)
Next game: Seton Hall (1/9)

4. Arizona 14-0 1442 3
Last game: vs Utah, W 60-57 (1/5)
Next game: Oregon (1/10)

5. Indiana 13-1 1381 5
Last game: at Iowa, W 69-65 (12/31)
Next game: Penn St. (1/7)

6. Kansas 12-1 1322 6
Last game: vs Temple, W 69-62 (1/6)
Next game: Iowa St. (1/9)

7. Syracuse 14-1 1211 7
Last game: at South Florida, W 55-44 (1/6)
Next game: Providence (1/9)

8. Minnesota 14-1 1121 9
Last game: vs Northwestern, W 69-51 (1/6)
Next game: Illinois (1/9)

9. Gonzaga 15-1 1064 10
Last game: at Santa Clara, W 81-74 (1/5)
Next game: St. Mary's (1/10)

10. Missouri 11-2 1006 12
Last game: vs Bucknell, W 66-64 (1/5)
Next game: Alabama (1/8)

11. Florida 10-2 922 13
Last game: at Yale, W 79-58 (1/6)
Next game: Georgia (1/9)

12. Illinois 14-2 881 11
Last game: vs Ohio St., W 74-55 (1/5)
Next game: Minnesota (1/9)

13. Creighton 14-1 789 16
Last game: vs Indiana St., W 79-66 (1/5)
Next game: Drake (1/8)

14. Butler 12-2 761 17
Last game: vs New Orleans, W 57-44 (1/5)
Next game: St. Joseph's (1/9)

15. Ohio St. 11-3 710 8
Last game: at Illinois, L 55-74 (1/5)
Next game: Purdue (1/8)

16. San Diego St. 12-2 591 19
Last game: vs CSU Bakersfield, W 72-57 (1/2)
Next game: Fresno St. (1/9)

17. Notre Dame 13-1 547 21
Last game: vs Seton Hall, W 93-74 (1/5)
Next game: Cincinnati (1/7)

18. Kansas St. 12-2 472 25
Last game: vs Oklahoma St., W 73-67 (1/5)
Next game: West Virginia (1/12)

19. Georgetown 10-2 441 15
Last game: at Marquette, L 48-49 (1/5)
Next game: Pittsburgh (1/8)

20. N.C. State 12-2 438 23
Last game: at Boston Coll., W 78-73 (1/5)
Next game: Georgia Tech (1/9)

21. Cincinnati 13-2 375 14
Last game: vs St. John's, L 52-53 (1/5)
Next game: Notre Dame (1/7)

22. Michigan St. 12-3 267 18
Last game: vs Purdue, W 84-61 (1/5)
Next game: Iowa (1/10)

23. Wichita St. 14-1 135 NR
Last game: at Bradley, W 69-63 (1/6)
Next game: Southern Ill. (1/9)

24. UNLV 13-2 113 NR
Last game: vs CSU Bakersfield, W 84-63 (1/5)
Next game: New Mexico (1/9)

25. New Mexico 13-2 102 20
Last game: at Saint Louis, L 46-60 (12/31)
Next game: UNLV (1/9)

Dropped Out:
No. 22 Oklahoma St.,
No. 24 Pittsburgh

Others Receiving Votes:
VCU 94,
Wyoming 87,
Oklahoma St. 64,
UCLA 41,
Marquette 41,
Maryland 29,
Kentucky 27,
Temple 13,
Oregon 11,
North Carolina 4,
Pittsburgh 1


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