Baylor, now sitting at 8 0, made yet another jump in Monday’s AP Top 25 men’s college basketball poll. The Bears jumped from ninth to fourth and received six first place votes.
Reigning national champion Villanova is No. 1 in the poll for the second time in school history.
The Wildcats (8 0), who were No. 1 for three weeks in February last season, moved up one spot from last week with 57 first place votes from the 65 member national media panel on Monday.
UCLA (9 0), which beat No. 1 Kentucky 97 92 on Saturday, jumped from 11th to second with two first place votes. Kentucky, which dropped to sixth, had been No. 1 for the past two weeks. Duke is the other team to be No. 1 this season, for two weeks.
Villanova was playing Saturday afternoon when the Kentucky game ended. Wholesale Jerseys China
During the latter stages of their 82 57 victory over Saint Joseph’s, the Villanova students started chanting “No. 1! No. 1!” They have their wish.
Kansas moved from fourth to third and Baylor claimed No. 4.
Duke held fifth and was followed cheap ncaa jerseys by Kentucky, North Carolina, Gonzaga, Indiana and Creighton.
Louisville is 11th, followed by Saint Mary’s, Xavier, Virginia and West Virginia, which made the jump from 25th to 15th after winning at Virginia, dropping the Cavaliers from sixth to No. 14.
Butler is 16th followed by Wisconsin, Purdue, South Carolina and Arizona. The last five ranked teams are Florida, Cincinnati, Notre Dame, Oregon and Iowa State.
Cincinnati (7 1), which won at Iowa State last week, moved back into the Top 25 after being out for three weeks. Notre Dame (8 0) is the week’s other newcomer. The Fighting Irish come in having scored at least 91 points in their last three games.
Rhode Island dropped out from 21st after losing to Valparaiso and Providence last week. Syracuse, which was 22nd, fell out after losing to Wisconsin in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
AP Top 25The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 4, total points based on 25 points for a first place vote through one point for a 25th place vote and previous ranking