College Basketball Rankings: Syracuse No. 1 In AP Poll Also

The Syracuse Orange are No. 1 in the AP Top 25 Poll once again after reaching 19-0 on the season. That ties the team's best start, which came during the 1999-2000 season. The Kentucky Wildcats remained No. 2 while the Baylor Bears moved up to No. 3 and received one first-place vote. The Murray State Racers are the only other undefeated team and check in at No. 12.

In the Mountain West, the UNLV Rebels check in at No. 14 and the San Diego St. Aztecs are in at No. 16. New Mexico is on the outside with 61 votes.

Rank Team Record Previous
1 Syracuse (60) 19-0 1
2 Kentucky (4) 17-1 2
3 Baylor (1) 17-0 4
4 Duke 15-2 8
5 Missouri 16-1 9
6 Ohio State 16-3 5
7 Kansas 14-3 10
8 North Carolina 15-3 3
9 Michigan State 15-3 6
10 Georgetown 14-3 11
11 Indiana 15-3 7
12 Murray State 18-0 15
13 Connecticut 14-3 17
14 UNLV 16-3 12
15 Virginia 14-2 16
16 San Diego State 15-2 22
17 Florida 14-4 19
18 Mississippi State 15-3 20
19 Creighton 16-2 23
20 Michigan 14-4 13
21 Marquette 14-4 25
22 Illinois 15-3 33
23 Louisville 14-4 14
24 Saint Mary's 17-2 31
25 Kansas State 12-4 18

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