Indiana moves back into No. 1 in AP poll

Indiana moves back into No. 1 in AP poll

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BLOOMINGTON, IN - FEBRUARY 02: Victor Oladipo #4 of the Indiana Hoosiers dunks the ball during the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Assembly Hall on February 2, 2013 in Bloomington, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

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by Asociated Press

WHAS11.com

Posted on February 4, 2013 at 2:55 PM

(AP) -- For the fifth straight week there is a new No. 1 in The Associated Press' college basketball poll. This time it's Indiana.

The Hoosiers, the preseason No. 1 who held the top spot for the first five weeks of the regular season, moved up two spots Monday, following their weekend win over No. 1 Michigan and No. 2 Kansas' loss to Oklahoma State.

Duke started the current streak of new No. 1s and was followed by Louisville, Duke again, Michigan and Indiana. The last time there were five straight new No. 1s was the last five polls of 2008-09 when it was Connecticut, Pittsburgh, Connecticut again, North Carolina and Louisville.

The Hoosiers received 58 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel while Florida, which jumped two spots to second, got the other seven.



1    Indiana (58)     20-2    1,615
2    Florida (7)     18-2    1,536
3    Michigan    20-2    1,490
4    Duke    19-2    1,413
5    Kansas    19-2    1,350
6    Gonzaga    21-2    1,249
7    Arizona    19-2    1,248
8    Miami (FL)    17-3    1,132
9    Syracuse    18-3    1,091
10    Ohio State    17-4    1,033
11    Louisville    18-4    1,018
12    Michigan State    18-4    994
13    Kansas State    17-4    782
14    Butler    18-4    774
15    New Mexico    19-3    660
16    Creighton    20-3    578
17    Cincinnati    18-4    552
18    Minnesota    17-5    454
19    Oregon    18-4    390
20    Georgetown    16-4    364
21    Missouri    16-5    245
22    Oklahoma State    15-5    235
23    Pittsburgh    18-5    207
24    Marquette    15-5    137
25    Notre Dame    18-4    132

Others receiving votes: Ole Miss 75, North Carolina State 64, Colorado State 49, Wichita State 49, Memphis 44, Wisconsin 28, Saint Mary's 27, Louisiana Tech 24, Kentucky 21, San Diego State 17, UNLV 13, UCLA 8, Saint Louis 8, Virginia Commonwealth 8, Virginia 4, Akron 4, Connecticut 2, Belmont 1

Dropped from rankings: Wichita State 15, Ole Miss 16, North Carolina State 19, San Diego State 22

 

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