AP Top 25 College Basketball Rankings – Week 3

The 2016-17 college basketball season is underway and the Associated Press has released the latest AP Top 25 poll for Week 3.

After a loss to Kansas last week, the Duke Blue Devils, who entered the season as the preseason No. 1, have been dropped from the top spot to No. 6, while the Kentucky Wildcats jumped into the top spot.

Defending national champion Villanova occupies the No. 2 spot, while the surging Indiana Hoosiers take their place at No. 3. The North Carolina Tar Heels and Kansas Jayhawks round out the top five.

Where does your favorite team stand in the latest rankings?

The full AP Top 25 college basketball rankings for Week 3 can be seen below, with first-place votes in parenthesis:

  1. Kentucky (40)
  2. Villanova (20)
  3. Indiana (1)
  4. North Carolina
  5. Kansas
  6. Duke
  7. Virginia
  8. Arizona
  9. Xavier
  10. Louisville
  11. Gonzaga
  12. Oregon
  13. Creighton
  14. UCLA
  15. Saint Mary’s
  16. Wisconsin
  17. Syracuse
  18. Purdue
  19. West Virginia
  20. Baylor
  21. Iowa State
  22. Texas
  23. Rhode Island
  24. Michigan State
  25. Florida State

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  • Josh SanchezCAMPUSSPORTS Writer
    Josh studied journalism at Seton Hill University. He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Campus Sports. Josh is currently a member of the FWAA and USBWA. His work has been featured on Sports Illustrated, ESPN.com, FOXSports.com, CBSSports.com and many others.
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