Zags, Cavaliers remain 1-2 in week of changes for AP Top 25

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NEW YORK (AP) - Gonzaga and Virginia remain Nos. 1-2 in a week of big changes in the AP Top 25 .

The Bulldogs received 42 of 64 votes in the men's college basketball poll released Monday after finishing an undefeated run through the West Coast Conference. The Cavaliers had 21 first-place votes and No. 4 Duke, which fell a spot, had the remaining one.

North Carolina and Tennessee both moved up two spots, to Nos. 3 and 5.

Gonzaga and Virginia were the only teams to hold their spots from last week.

The Zags moved to No. 1 last week and beat Pacific and Saint Mary's this week to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 20 games.

No. 25 Central Florida is ranked for the first time since 2010-11.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

RecordPtsPrv
1. Gonzaga (42) 29-2 1578 1
2. Virginia (21) 26-2 1553 2
3. North Carolina 24-5 1428 5
4. Duke (1) 25-4 1399 3
5. Tennessee 26-3 1366 7
6. Kentucky 24-5 1274 4
7. Michigan 26-4 1216 9
8. Texas Tech 24-5 1100 11
9. Michigan St. 23-6 1039 6
10. LSU 24-5 1005 13
11. Purdue 22-7 999 14
12. Houston 27-2 895 8
13. Kansas 22-7 798 15
14. Florida St. 23-6 702 18
15. Virginia Tech 22-6 668 20
16. Marquette 23-6 626 10
17. Nevada 26-3 579 12
18. Kansas St. 22-7 499 16
19. Buffalo 26-3 437 21
20. Cincinnati 25-4 408 23
21. Wisconsin 20-9 322 19
22. Wofford 26-4 269 24
23. Villanova 22-8 214 -
24. Maryland 21-9 207 17
25. UCF 22-6 48 -
Others receiving votes: Auburn 43, Mississippi St. 25, Iowa St. 21, Utah St. 17, VCU 14, Washington 14, Louisville 12, New Mexico St. 8, Baylor 7, Belmont 7, Old Dominion 3.