UK falls from #1 in polls

The Kentucky Wildcats are no longer on top in college basketball falling from the No. 1 spot in both major polls Monday. UK slips No. 3 in the USA Today ESPN Poll and to No. 4 in the Associated Press poll.
The Wildcats lost their first game of the season last week at South Carolina 68-62, but rebounded with an 85-72 win over Vanderbilt Saturday. Kentucky received one first place vote in each poll.
Kansas moved up to the No.1 ranking in both polls with Villanova second. Kentucky is ranked ahead of Syracuse in the USA Today ESPN poll, but one spot behind the Orange in the AP poll. Michigan State is rnaked No. 5.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball
poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan.
31, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through
one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:
Record Pts Pvs
1. Kansas (54) 20-1 1,605 2
2. Villanova (4) 19-1 1,534 3
3. Syracuse (6) 21-1 1,506 4
4. Kentucky (1) 20-1 1,460 1
5. Michigan St. 19-3 1,367 5
6. West Virginia 17-3 1,230 9
7. Georgetown 16-4 1,204 7
8. Purdue 18-3 1,182 10
9. Texas 18-3 1,069 6
10. Duke 17-4 1,025 8
10. Kansas St. 17-4 1,025 11
12. BYU 21-2 748 12
13. Ohio St. 16-6 677 20
14. Tennessee 16-4 655 14
15. New Mexico 20-3 636 23
16. Wisconsin 16-5 585 16
17. Gonzaga 17-4 541 13
18. Vanderbilt 16-4 502 21
19. Temple 18-4 495 15
20. Baylor 16-4 461 24
21. Georgia Tech 16-5 459 22
22. Pittsburgh 16-5 278 17
23. Butler 18-4 216 -
24. N. Iowa 19-2 193 -
25. Mississippi 16-5 132 18

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men's college basketball
poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan.
31, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one
point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:
Record Pts Pvs
1. Kansas (26) 20-1 769 2
2. Villanova (4) 19-1 735 3
3. Kentucky (1) 20-1 705 1
4. Syracuse 21-1 703 4
5. Michigan State 19-3 652 5
6. West Virginia 17-3 596 9
7. Purdue 18-3 552 12
8. Georgetown 16-4 550 11
9. Duke 17-4 503 7
10. Texas 18-3 495 6
11. Kansas State 17-4 433 13
12. Brigham Young 21-2 432 10
13. Gonzaga 17-4 351 8
14. Tennessee 16-4 330 14
15. Butler 18-4 297 18
16. Wisconsin 16-5 277 16
17. Temple 18-4 253 15
18. Ohio State 16-6 245 24
19. Georgia Tech 16-5 211 22
20. Vanderbilt 16-4 160 23
21. Pittsburgh 16-5 133 17
22. Northern Iowa 19-2 129 25
23. New Mexico 20-3 125 -
24. Baylor 16-4 109 -
25. Cornell 18-3 53 -


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