Kentucky falls five spots to No. 15 in AP Top 25

Kentucky players Immanuel Quickley, left, and Nate Sestina, right, celebrate after defeating Arkansas in an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 18, 2020, in Fayetteville, Ark. (AP Photo/Michael Woods)
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LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) Baylor leaped over Gonzaga and into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll to give the Top 25 its seventh team on top this season.

That matches the record set in 1983 for the most No. 1s in the history of the poll that dates to the 1948-49 season. Baylor received 33 first-place votes and had 1,591 points from the 65-member media panel.

Gonzaga received 31 first-place votes for 1,588 points. Kansas, San Diego State and Florida State replaced Duke, Auburn and Butler in the top five after those three schools each lost a pair of games last week.

Kentucky drops five spots to No. 15 after losing to South Carolina and beating Arkansas on the road.

1) Baylor
2) Gonzaga
3) Kansas
4) San Diego State
5) Florida State
6) Louisville
7) Dayton
8) Duke
9) Villanova
10) Seton Hall
11) Michigan State
12) Oregon
13) Butler
14) West Virginia
15) Kentucky
16) Auburn
17) Maryland
18) Texas Tech
19) Iowa
20) Memphis
21) Illinois
22) Arizona
23) Colorado
24) Rutgers
25) Houston



 
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