AP Top 25 College Basketball Rankings – Week 17

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Another week of college basketball action is in the books as the season approaches the most exciting time of the year — March Madness — and the latest AP Top 25 rankings have been released.

After suffering its first loss of the season, the Gonzaga basketball program has dropped from the No. 1 spot to No. 4.

Taking over the top spot in the rankings is Kansas, the previously-ranked No. 3 team in the country. The Jayhawks earned 58 of a possible 65 first-place votes.

Occupying the No. 2 ranking is defending national champion Villanova, while UCLA, Gonzaga and North Carolina round out the top five.

Where does your favorite team land in the latest rankings?

The full AP Top 25 college basketball rankings for Week 17 can be seen below, with first-place votes in parenthesis:

  1. Kansas (58)
  2. Villanova (2)
  3. UCLA (3)
  4. Gonzaga (2)
  5. North Carolina
  6. Oregon
  7. Arizona
  8. Louisville
  9. Kentucky
  10. West Virginia
  11. Baylor
  12. Florida
  13. Butler
  14. SMU
  15. Florida State
  16. Purdue
  17. Duke
  18. Cincinnati
  19. Notre Dame
  20. Saint Mary’s
  21. Wichita State
  22. Wisconsin
  23. Virginia
  24. Iowa State
  25. Miami

Others receiving votes: Minnesota 66, Oklahoma State 54, Dayton 32, Michigan 14, Middle Tennessee 13, Creighton 12, Southern Cal 7, Michigan State 3, Monmouth 3, Vermont 2, VCU 2, Virginia Tech 2, Arkansas 1, BYU 1, Maryland 1, Princeton 1

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