Cats jump Cards in the latest AP poll

Cats jump Cards in the latest AP poll

Cats jump Cards in the latest AP poll

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by WHAS11/AP

WHAS11.com

Posted on January 27, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Updated Monday, Jan 27 at 3:42 PM

(AP)-- Arizona and Syracuse are 1-2 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the eighth consecutive week.
 
   The Wildcats (20-0) are again a runaway No. 1, receiving 63 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. The Orange (19-0) got the other No. 1 votes.
 
   Florida jumped from sixth to third while Wichita State (21-0), the other undefeated Division I team, moved up one spot to fourth.
 
   San Diego State and Kansas both moved up two places to fifth and sixth. They were followed by Michigan State, which dropped from third, Oklahoma State, Villanova and Michigan. The Wolverines jumped from 21st to 10th after beating Michigan State.
 
   No. 20 Creighton moved back into the rankings after being out for one week. No. 25 Texas moves into the poll for the first time since 2010-11. The Longhorns have beaten three straight ranked opponents for the first time in school history.

Kentucky leap frogs Louisville to take the No. 11 spot in the rankings, while No. 12 Louisville stays in that position. UK plays LSU on Tuesday at 9 p.m. in Baton Rouge, while the Cards face No. 13 Cincinnati Thursday at 7 p.m. in the KFC Yum! Center

 

The full poll:

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Arizona (63) 20-0 1,623
2 Syracuse (2) 19-0 1,561
3 Florida 17-2 1,436
4 Wichita State 21-0 1,435
5 San Diego State 18-1 1,337
6 Kansas 15-4 1,272
7 Michigan State 18-2 1,251
8 Oklahoma State 16-3 1,067
9 Villanova 17-2 1,063
10 Michigan 15-4 1,050
11 Kentucky 15-4 896
12 Louisville 17-3 891
13 Cincinnati 19-2 793
14 Wisconsin 17-3 763
15 Iowa 16-4 722
16 Iowa State 15-3 684
17 Duke 16-4 549
18 Pittsburgh 18-2 517
19 Saint Louis 18-2 464
20 Creighton 17-3 445
21 Massachusetts 17-2 353
22 Memphis 15-4 262
23 Oklahoma 16-4 203
24 Ohio State 16-4 143
25 Texas 16-4 142

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