Virginia is unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25; Michigan up to 7th

Virginia is unanimous No. 1 in AP Top 25; Michigan up to 7th

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Virginia is now the unanimous No. 1 in the AP Top 25, while Michigan made a big jump into the top 10 after winning the Big Ten Tournament title.
The Cavaliers earned all 65 first-place votes in Monday’s poll after finishing four games ahead of the field in the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season race. This was Virginia’s fourth straight week at No. 1, with the Cavaliers acquiring more first-place votes each time until claiming them all this week.
Villanova hopped over Xavier to reach No. 2. The Wildcats beat the Musketeers twice this season, though Xavier won the Big East regular-season race outright.
Michigan State, Duke, Gonzaga and Michigan followed. Michigan jumped eight spots after beating Michigan State and Purdue to win a second straight Big Ten title.
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AP Top 25

RANK SCHOOL POINTS RECORD PREVIOUS
1 Virginia (65) 1,625 28-2 1
2 Villanova 1,516 27-4 4
3 Xavier 1,510 27-4 3
4 Michigan State 1,346 29-4 2
5 Duke 1,340 25-6 5
6 Gonzaga 1,254 28-4 7
7 Michigan 1,231 28-7 15
8 Cincinnati 1,213 27-4 10
9 Kansas 1,129 24-7 6
10 Purdue 1,096 28-6 8
11 Wichita State 861 24-6 11
12 North Carolina 852 22-9 9
13 Tennessee 825 23-7 16
14 Texas Tech 784 23-8 12
15 Arizona 739 24-7 19
16 Auburn 692 25-6 14
17 Ohio State 603 24-8 13
18 West Virginia 486 22-9 20
19 Clemson 422 22-8 18
20 Saint Mary’s 385 28-4 22
21 Houston 247 24-6 25
22 Nevada 218 26-6 21
23 Florida 192 20-11 NR
24 Miami (FL) 191 22-8 NR
25 Rhode Island 86 23-6 17