Kansas remains unanimous No. 1 in Top 25 poll

Kansas remains the unanimous No. 1 team in the Associated Press Top 25 poll released Monday.

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Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Ryan Woolridge. (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports)

After capturing the outright Big 12 regular-season title and extending their winning streak to 16 games, the Jayhawks (28-3) received all 65 votes for the second straight week. They remained at the top for the third consecutive week and fourth overall this season.

Gonzaga (29-2) and Dayton (29-2) retained their spots, while Florida State (26-5) moved up three places and Baylor (26-4) dropped one to No. 5.

The No. 4 Seminoles earned their highest ranking since December 1972 after claiming their first ACC regular-season championship.

San Diego State (30-2) slipped to sixth, with Creighton (24-7), Kentucky (25-6), Michigan State (22-9) and Duke (25-6) rounding out the top 10.

Maryland (24-7) and Seton Hall (21-9) fell out of the top 10, with the Terrapins dropping from ninth to 12th and the Pirates plummeting from eighth to 16th.

Defending national champion Virginia (23-7) rose five places to No. 17 after extending its winning streak to eight games.

West Virginia (21-10) and Butler (22-9) returned to the poll, with the Mountaineers tied at No. 22 with Houston (23-8) and the Bulldogs checking back in at No. 24.

Michigan and Penn State dropped out.

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