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Top three remain same

AP Top 25

POSTED March 5, 2012 10:55 p.m.

Kentucky, Syracuse and Kansas are the top three teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll for a second straight week.
Kentucky, which finished unbeaten in the Southeastern Conference, is a runaway No. 1 for a seventh straight week, receiving 63 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel.
Big East champion Syracuse, which received two first-place votes, is second for the sixth consecutive week. Kansas, the Big 12 champion for an eighth straight season, is followed by North Carolina, Missouri, Duke, Ohio State, Michigan State, Marquette and Michigan.
Gonzaga, at No. 24, and Iowa State, at 25th, are the week’s newcomers. Gonzaga was out the last two weeks, while Iowa State is ranked for the first time since the opening week of 2005-06.
Louisville, which was ranked as high as fourth this season, dropped out from 19th, while Virginia was 24th.

 

The AP Top 25 Poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 4:
                              Record       Pts      Prv

  1. Kentucky (63)    30-1     1,623       1
  2. Syracuse (2)       30-1     1,561       2
  3. Kansas               26-5     1,482       3
  4. North Carolina   27-4     1,442       6
  5. Missouri             27-4     1,343       7
  6. Duke                 26-5     1,262       4
  7. Ohio St.             25-6    1,251      10
  8. Michigan St.      24-7     1,149       5
  9. Marquette         25-6     1,087       8
10. Michigan           23-8        945      13
11. Murray St.        30-1        922      12
12. Baylor              25-6         909       9
13. Georgetown     22-7         873      11
14. Wisconsin        23-8         853     14
15. Indiana             24-7        707      18
16. Wichita St.       27-5        492      15
17. Florida St.        21-9        468      22
18. San Diego St.   24-6        441      21
19. Creighton         28-5        364      25
20. UNLV               25-7        360      17
21. Temple            24-6         343     23
22. Florida             22-9        305     16
23. Notre Dame    21-10       256     20
24. Gonzaga          25-5        170     —
25. Iowa St.          22-9        127     —
   
     Others receiving votes — Saint Mary’s (Cal) 88, Louisville 84, Drexel 83, New Mexico 64, Virginia 34, Memphis 13, VCU 6, Vanderbilt 6, Cincinnati 5, Long Beach St. 3, Kansas St. 2, Harvard 1, Saint Louis 1.

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