AP Top 25 College Basketball Rankings – Week 10

The college basketball season is in full swing and following another week of action the Associated Press has released its latest AP Top 25 poll. This week, we have a new No. 1 for the first time in a few weeks.

The Baylor Bears, who have been sitting in the No. 2 spot, moved up to the top spot and received 55 of a possible 65 first-place votes thanks to the reigning national champion Villanova Wildcats suffering their first loss of the season. The Wildcats dropped to No. 3. Occupying the No. 2 spot is the Kansas Jayhawks, receiving eight of the first-place votes.

Rounding out the top five is UCLA and Gonzaga.

Where does your favorite team land in the latest rankings?

The full AP Top 25 college basketball rankings for Week 10 can be seen below, with first-place votes in parenthesis:

Record Points Last Week
1. Baylor (55) 15-0 1608   2
2. Kansas (8) 14-1 1517   3
3. Villanova (1) 15-1 1499   1
4. UCLA (1) 16-1 1433   4
5. Gonzaga 15-0 1366   5
6. Kentucky 13-2 1327   6
7. Duke 14-2 1173   8
8. Creighton 15-1 1111   10
9. Florida State 15-1 1071   12
10. West Virginia 13-2 972   7
11. North Carolina 14-3 902   14
12. Butler 14-2 880   18
13. Oregon 15-2 869   15
14. Louisville 13-3 744   9
15. Xavier 13-2 651   16
16. Arizona 15-2 634   17
17. Purdue 14-3 584   20
18. Wisconsin 13-3 581   13
19. Virginia 12-3 580   11
20. Notre Dame 14-2 468   23
21. Saint Mary’s (Cal) 14-1 377   19
22. Cincinnati 13-2 256   22
23. Florida 12-3 252   24
24. Minnesota 15-2 167   —
25. Kansas State 13-2 20   —
25. Southern Cal 15-2 20   25

Others receiving votes: Seton Hall 11, South Carolina 7, Iowa State 7, Indiana 6, Virginia Tech 6, Maryland 5, SMU 5, Clemson 4, UNC-Wilmington 3, VCU 3, Nevada 2, Dayton 2, Wichita State 2.

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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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