Duke remains unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25

Duke remained the unanimous No. 1 team in the Associated Press Top 25 for the second consecutive week, with Notre Dame falling to No. 9 after its loss to No. 3 Michigan State.

The Blue Devils (10-0) received all 65 first-place votes in the new poll released on Monday. Kansas State remained No. 2, followed by Michigan State, Villanova and Florida, which moved up one spot after the Fighting Irish loss 81-63 to the Spartans.

No. 6 Wichita State, Texas A&M and Kentucky also each moved up a spot, followed by Notre Dame and Miami to round out the top 10.

No. 19 Seton Hall, No. 21 Purdue and No. 22 Nevada all moved into the poll, while Louisville fell out of the top 25 following losses to Purdue and Seton Hall. Texas Tech, Alabama and Creighton also dropped out of the rankings.

Xavier made the biggest move this week, rising eight spots to No. 13 after beating No. 16 Baylor and No. 11 Cincinnati last week. Arizona State, which entered the rankings last week for the first time since 2009, moved up another four spots to No. 20.

AP Top 25
1. Duke (65 first place votes) (10-0)
2. Kansas (7-0)
3. Michigan State (7-1)
4. Villanova (8-0)
5. Florida (5-1)
6. Wichita State (6-1)
7. Texas A&M (7-0)
8. Kentucky (7-1)
9. Notre Dame (7-1)
10. Miami (FL) (7-0)
11. North Carolina (8-1)
12. Gonzaga (7-1)
13. Xavier (7-1)
14. Minnesota (8-1)
15. Virginia (8-0)
16. Arizona State (7-0)
17. Cincinnati (7-1)
18. West Virginia (7-1)
19. Seton Hall (7-1)
20. TCU (8-0)
21. Purdue (8-2)
22. Nevada (8-0)
23. Baylor (5-2)
24. Tennessee (6-1)
25. Southern California (4-2)

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