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Stanford's Jarrett Mann and Washington's Justin Holiday go after a rebound during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Pac-10 Conference tournament, Friday, March 12, 2010, in Los Angeles.   (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
Gonzaga's Robert Sacre, center, is fouled by Illinois' D.J. Richardson (1) while reaching for the loose ball in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010, in Seattle. No. 20 Illinois won 73-61. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

AP Top 25 College Basketball Poll

AP Top 25: Virginia climbs to No. 5, UNC and Houston are 1-2

Virginia had the difficult task of playing two ranked teams while grieving a tragedy that shook the Cavaliers and the rest of their campus. Playing a week after three football players were shot to... Read more

Released November 21
RankTeamTrendThis WeekPoints
1
Atlantic Coast
-
vs Alabama
11/27 04:30 PM ET
1,541 (47)
2
Houston
(5-0)
American Athletic
1
vs Kent State
11/26 03:30 PM ET
1,499 (9)
3
Kansas
(4-0)
Big 12
3
vs Texas Southern
11/28 09:00 PM ET
1,396 (1)
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4
Texas
(3-0)
Big 12
7
vs Texas Rio Grande Valley
11/26 05:00 PM ET
1,377 (5)
5
Virginia
(4-0)
Atlantic Coast
11
@ Michigan
11/29 10:30 PM ET
1,279 (1)
6
Gonzaga
(3-1)
West Coast
4
vs Xavier
11/27 08:30 PM ET
1,273
7
Baylor
(4-1)
Big 12
2
@ Marquette
11/29 09:30 PM ET
1,102
8
Duke
(3-1)
Atlantic Coast
1
vs Purdue
11/27 04:30 PM ET
1,057
9
Arkansas
(3-0)
Southeastern
-
vs Troy
11/28 09:00 PM ET
1,038
10
Creighton
(4-0)
Big East
-
@ Texas
12/01 08:00 PM ET
1,004
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11
Indiana
(4-0)
Big Ten
1
vs North Carolina
11/30 10:15 PM ET
932
12
Big Ten
-
vs Portland
11/27 06:30 PM ET
825
13
Auburn
(4-0)
Southeastern
-
vs Saint Louis
11/27 04:00 PM ET
737
14
Arizona
(3-0)
Pacific 12
-
@ Utah
12/01 09:30 PM ET
725
15
Kentucky
(3-2)
Southeastern
11
vs Bellarmine
11/29 08:00 PM ET
685
16
Illinois
(4-1)
Big Ten
3
vs Syracuse
11/29 08:30 PM ET
673
17
Mountain West
-
vs UC Irvine
11/29 11:00 PM ET
601
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18
Alabama
(4-0)
Southeastern
-
vs North Carolina
11/27 04:30 PM ET
510
19
UCLA
(3-2)
Pacific 12
11
vs Bellarmine
11/27 08:00 PM ET
506
20
UConn
(5-0)
Big East
5
vs Iowa State
11/27 11:00 PM ET
298
21
Big 12
2
vs Georgetown
11/30 09:00 PM ET
275
22
Tennessee
(2-1)
Southeastern
-
vs McNeese State
11/30 08:15 PM ET
238
23
Maryland
(5-0)
Big Ten
-
@ Louisville
11/29 08:00 PM ET
223
24
Purdue
(3-0)
Big Ten
-
vs Duke
11/27 04:30 PM ET
215
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25
Iowa
(3-0)
Big Ten
-
vs TCU
11/26 08:00 PM ET
132
Others receiving votes:
TCU 82, Saint Mary's 59, Ohio State 56, Michigan 24, Xavier 22, Charleston 17, Toledo 16, Miami (FL) 10, Dayton 9, Villanova 7, Arizona State 5, Virginia Tech 5, Saint Louis 5, UNLV 5, Oregon 4, West Virginia 3, Texas A&M 2, Utah State 1, Penn State 1, Mississippi State 1
Point values in parentheses indicate the number of first place votes.