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UK moves up to No. 18 in AP Poll

Arizona is No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll for the third straight week. The Kentucky Wildcats moved up one spot to No. 18.

The Wildcats (12-0) are again a runaway choice, receiving 63 No. 1 votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday.

Syracuse drew the other No. 1 votes and was No. 2, with the top eight teams holding their spots from last week.

Ohio State is third followed by Wisconsin, Michigan State, Louisville, Oklahoma State and Villanova. Duke drops to ninth after it was tied for eighth last week with Villanova. Wichita State is No. 10, its first top 10 ranking since spending two weeks at No. 8 in December 2006.

The rest of the Top 25 teams remained the same despite Nos. 20-23 - Colorado, Gonzaga, Massachusetts and Missouri - all losing a game.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 22, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

RecordPtsPrv
1. Arizona (63) 12-0 1,623 1
2. Syracuse (2) 11-0 1,528 2
3. Ohio St. 12-0 1,462 3
4. Wisconsin 12-0 1,390 4
5. Michigan St. 10-1 1,336 5
6. Louisville 11-1 1,274 6
7. Oklahoma St. 11-1 1,221 7
8. Villanova 11-0 1,116 8
9. Duke 9-2 1,108 8
10. Wichita St. 12-0 981 11
11. Baylor 10-1 970 12
12. Oregon 11-0 914 13
13. Florida 9-2 881 16
14. Iowa St. 9-0 804 17
15. UConn 10-1 661 10
16. Kansas 8-3 659 18
17. Memphis 8-2 630 15
18. Kentucky 9-3 529 19
19. North Carolina 8-3 413 14
20. San Diego St. 9-1 378 24
21. Colorado 10-2 345 20
22. Iowa 11-2 278 25
23. UMass 10-1 154 22
24. Gonzaga 10-2 79 21
25. Missouri 10-1 69 23
Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 65, Illinois 53, Texas 47, George Washington 43, Toledo 27, Florida St. 23, Michigan 15, Harvard 14, UCLA 14, Saint Mary's (Cal) 8, Pittsburgh 6, Creighton 5, LSU 1, SMU 1.


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