Kentucky New #1 in AP Poll

The Kentucky Wildcats and their 6-0 are now the new #1 team in the nation according to the Associated Press.

The Cats received 46 first place votes, the most they have received this season.

Ohio State is ranked second, receiving 17 first place votes, and Maui Classic Champion Duke is 3rd receiving 2 votes for the top spot.

North Carolina dropped all the way to #5 after their loss to UNLV.

The ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll will be released later today.

[TABLE="class: tablehead"] [TR="class: stathead"] [TD="colspan: 4"][B]AP Top 25[/B][/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: colhead"] [TD]RK[/TD] [TD]TEAM[/TD] [TD="align: center"]RECORD[/TD] [TD="align: center"]PTS[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-96"] [TD]1[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/96/kentucky-wildcats"][COLOR=#225fb2]Kentucky[/COLOR][/URL] (46) [/TD] [TD="align: center"]6-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,599[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-194"] [TD]2[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/194/ohio-state-buckeyes"][COLOR=#225fb2]Ohio State[/COLOR][/URL] (17) [/TD] [TD="align: center"]6-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,564[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-150"] [TD]3[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/150/duke-blue-devils"][COLOR=#225fb2]Duke[/COLOR][/URL] (2) [/TD] [TD="align: center"]7-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,465[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-183"] [TD]4[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/183/syracuse-orange"][COLOR=#225fb2]Syracuse[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]6-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,439[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-153"] [TD]5[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/153/north-carolina-tar-heels"][COLOR=#225fb2]North Carolina[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]5-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,337[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-97"] [TD]6[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/97/louisville-cardinals"][COLOR=#225fb2]Louisville[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]5-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,259[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-239"] [TD]7[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/239/baylor-bears"][COLOR=#225fb2]Baylor[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]5-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,183[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-41"] [TD]8[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/41/connecticut-huskies"][COLOR=#225fb2]Connecticut[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]6-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,055[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-275"] [TD]9[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/275/wisconsin-badgers"][COLOR=#225fb2]Wisconsin[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]6-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,045[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-57"] [TD]10[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/57/florida-gators"][COLOR=#225fb2]Florida[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]4-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]1,040[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-2752"] [TD]11[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/2752/xavier-musketeers"][COLOR=#225fb2]Xavier[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]4-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]982[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-333"] [TD]12[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/333/alabama-crimson-tide"][COLOR=#225fb2]Alabama[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]7-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]912[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-142"] [TD]13[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/142/missouri-tigers"][COLOR=#225fb2]Missouri[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]6-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]746[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-130"] [TD]14[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/130/michigan-wolverines"][COLOR=#225fb2]Michigan[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]5-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]681[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-2305"] [TD]15[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/2305/kansas-jayhawks"][COLOR=#225fb2]Kansas[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]3-2[/TD] [TD="align: center"]676[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-269"] [TD]16[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/269/marquette-golden-eagles"][COLOR=#225fb2]Marquette[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]5-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]637[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-221"] [TD]17[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/221/pittsburgh-panthers"][COLOR=#225fb2]Pittsburgh[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]5-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]537[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-2439"] [TD]18[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/2439/unlv-rebels"][COLOR=#225fb2]UNLV[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]7-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]535[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-2250"] [TD]19[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/2250/gonzaga-bulldogs"][COLOR=#225fb2]Gonzaga[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]4-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]525[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-238"] [TD]20[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/238/vanderbilt-commodores"][COLOR=#225fb2]Vanderbilt[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]5-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]482[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-344"] [TD]21[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/344/mississippi-state-bulldogs"][COLOR=#225fb2]Mississippi State[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]7-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]277[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-235"] [TD]22[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/235/memphis-tigers"][COLOR=#225fb2]Memphis[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]2-2[/TD] [TD="align: center"]269[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-139"] [TD]23[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/139/saint-louis-billikens"][COLOR=#225fb2]Saint Louis[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]6-0[/TD] [TD="align: center"]149[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: evenrow team-23-25"] [TD]24[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/25/california-golden-bears"][COLOR=#225fb2]California[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]5-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]121[/TD] [/TR] [TR="class: oddrow team-23-245"] [TD]25[/TD] [TD][URL="http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/team/_/id/245/texas-aggies"][COLOR=#225fb2]Texas A&M[/COLOR][/URL][/TD] [TD="align: center"]4-1[/TD] [TD="align: center"]115[/TD] [/TR] [/TABLE] [LIST] [*][B][COLOR=#444444]Others receiving votes:[/COLOR][/B] Creighton 104, Harvard 101, Michigan State 84, San Diego State 66, Georgetown 46, Florida State 24, Arizona 15, Illinois 13, Washington 12, Cleveland State 11, Purdue 6, Marshall 5, Stanford 3, Villanova 2, Virginia Tech 1, Northwestern 1, Cincinnati 1
[/LIST] [LIST] [*][B][COLOR=#444444]Dropped from rankings:[/COLOR][/B] Florida State 22, Arizona 23
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