New York, NY (Sports Network) - Gonzaga remained the No. 1 team in men's
college basketball, according to the latest Associated Press poll.
The Bulldogs ascended to the top spot for the first time in school history
last Monday and this week received 54 first-place votes -- three more than
last week -- and a total of 1,611 points from a nationwide media panel.
Duke, which earned 11 first-place votes, moved up one spot to No. 2 and
swapped places with Indiana. The Hoosiers lost to Ohio State last Tuesday
before taking a one-point win at Michigan on Sunday to claim the outright Big
Louisville vaulted four places to fourth and is followed by fellow co-Big East
champ Georgetown, Michigan, Big 12 co-winner Kansas, Michigan State, ACC champ
Miami-Florida and Ohio State.
The second 10 consists of Kansas State, Marquette, Florida, Oklahoma State,
New Mexico, Saint Louis, Pittsburgh, Arizona, Syracuse and Memphis, while the
last five ranked teams are UCLA, Wisconsin, Creighton, Notre Dame and VCU.
Creighton, coming off its Missouri Valley Tournament title on Sunday, is the
Oregon, which had been ranked since mid-January, dropped out after being 19th
last week. The Ducks lost at Colorado and at Utah last week.
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