Monday February 15th, 2016

Villanova is atop the new AP Top 25 poll for a second straight week after wins over DePaul and St. John’s, while Duke is back in the rankings for the first time in two weeks, coming in at No. 20.

Behind the Wildcats, Kansas is up from No. 6 to No. 2, followed by Oklahoma, Iowa and North Carolina, who jumped up four spots.

Notre Dame also jumped back in the rankings at No. 19 after a win over Louisville. 

Below are the full rankings:

1. Villanova (44 first-place votes)
2. Kansas (21)
3. Oklahoma
4. Iowa
5. North Carolina
6. Maryland
7. Virginia
8. Xavier
8. Michigan State
10. West Virginia
11. Miami (FL)
12. Arizona
13. Iowa State
14. Kentucky
15. Dayton
16. Oregon
17. Purdue
18. Louisville
19. Notre Dame
20. Duke
21. SMU
22. Indiana
23. Providence
24. Texas
25. Baylor

– Kenny Ducey

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