Monday December 28th, 2015

The top nine teams in the country stayed put in the latest AP Top 25 men’s basketball poll. Michigan State is No. 1, followed by Kansas and Oklahoma for a third straight week.

This is the Spartans’ fourth week atop the poll as they received all but one first-place vote after improving to 13–0 this week.

The only new team in the rankings is UCLA, who replaces George Washington. The Colonials, ranked No. 20 a week ago, fell to DePaul.

Below are the full rankings:

1. Michigan State
2. Kansas
3. Oklahoma
4. Maryland
5. Virginia
6. Xavier
7. North Carolina
8. Arizona
9. Butler
10. Kentucky
11. Iowa State
12. Providence
13. Miami (FL)
14. Purdue
15. Duke
16. Villanova
17. SMU
18. Louisville
19. West Virginia
20. Texas A&M
21. Utah
22. Cincinnati
23. Baylor
24. South Carolina
25. UCLA

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