Arizona still No. 1; Duke falls from top 10

Views 18
0

Arizona is No. 1 in the Associated Press top 25 poll for the fifth straight week, but Duke fell out of the top 10 for the first time in more than six years.

The Wildcats (15-0) received 60 of 65 first-place votes in the latest poll, which was released Monday. No. 2 Syracuse (14-0) picked up the remaining five votes.

Ohio State, Wisconsin and Michigan State made up the remainder of the top five.

Duke (11-3) fell from seventh to No. 16 after losing to unranked Notre Dame. It is the first time since December 2007 that the Blue Devils have not been in the top 10. Duke's streak of 122 consecutive weeks in the top 10 was second only to UCLA. The Bruins were a top-10 team for 155 straight weeks from 1966-76.

Wichita State, Baylor, Villanova, Iowa State and Florida completed the top 10.

No. 23 Illinois and No. 25 Kansas State made their season debuts in the top 25, replacing then-No. 17 Connecticut and former No. 19 North Carolina.

You may also like

HEADLINES & RUMORS

Wire news

Suns waive G Christmas 46 minutes ago
Magic sign G Marble 6 hours ago
Timberwolves re-sign F Hummel 23 Jul 2014 at 6:00pm
Hornets sign G Roberts 23 Jul 2014 at 2:00pm
G-F Rush returns to Warriors 22 Jul 2014 at 2:58pm
Hornets sign F Williams 21 Jul 2014 at 4:00pm
Bulls sign draft pick Bairstow 21 Jul 2014 at 12:43pm
Suns sign Tolliver to deal 21 Jul 2014 at 10:43am
Lawson commits to Memphis 20 Jul 2014 at 2:35pm
Heat sign Napier 20 Jul 2014 at 12:40pm
Report: Bynum may sit out next season 20 Jul 2014 at 12:40pm
Spoelstra: Only love for LeBron 20 Jul 2014 at 12:40pm
Cavaliers sign James Jones 20 Jul 2014 at 12:40pm