Villanova, Virginia, Purdue stay 1-2-3 atop latest AP Top 25

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Villanova, Virginia and Purdue are making themselves comfortable atop the AP Top 25.
The Wildcats are ranked No. 1 in Monday’s latest poll, followed by the second-ranked Cavaliers and the third-ranked Boilermakers. It marked the fourth straight week that with the trio sitting 1-2-3 in the poll as they continue extended winning streaks.
Michigan State climbed a spot to No. 4, followed by No. 5 Xavier.
Sixth-ranked Cincinnati moved to its highest ranking since January 2004, followed by No. 7 Texas Tech reaching its highest ranking since March 1996. And eighth-ranked Auburn has its highest ranking since January 2000.
Ninth-ranked Duke and No. 10 Kansas rounded out the top 10. They slid along with fellow national powers Arizona and Kentucky after losses in an upset-filled weekend.
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AP Top 25

RANKSCHOOLRECORDPOINTSPREVIOUS
1Villanova22-11,6081
2Virginia22-11,5722
3Purdue23-21,5003
4Michigan State22-31,4075
5Xavier21-31,3506
6Cincinnati21-21,3058
7Texas Tech19-41,18210
8Auburn21-21,13811
9Duke19-41,0754
10Kansas18-51,0157
11Saint Mary’s23-289513
12Gonzaga21-485114
13Arizona19-58169
14Ohio State20-574717
15Tennessee17-573918
16Clemson19-472020
17Oklahoma16-663612
18Rhode Island19-348622
19West Virginia17-645715
20Michigan19-633124
21North Carolina17-730419
22Wichita State17-529516
23Nevada20-4205NR
24Kentucky17-613321
25Miami17-576NR