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Syracuse unanimous No. 1 in AP poll, Arizona falls just one spot to No. 2

Tyler Ennis Tyler Ennis has helped guide the Orange to a No. 1 ranking, including scoring 14 points and adding nine assists against Duke. (Rich Barnes/Getty)

After defeating Duke on Saturday night in an epic ACC showdown, and after Arizona fell to Cal, Syracuse has taken over the No. 1 spot in the AP poll.

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Syracuse received all 65 first-place votes from the panel after an eight-week run at No. 2. This is the third time Syracuse has been No. 1 in the past five seasons. Most recently, the Orange were ranked No. 1 in 2011-12.

Syracuse is one of two undefeated Division I teams remaining. Wichita State, the other, is ranked fourth behind Syracuse, No. 2 Arizona and No. 3 Florida. San Diego State is the final team in the top five. Villanova, Cincinnati, Kansas, Michigan State and Michigan round out the top 10.

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Below is the entire AP Top 25:

1. Syracuse (21-0)

2. Arizona (21-1)

3. Florida (19-2)

4. Wichita St. (23-0)

5. San Diego St. (19-1)

6. Villanova (19-2)

7. Cincinnati (21-2)

8. Kansas (16-5)

9. Michigan St. (19-3)

10. Michigan (16-5)

11. Duke (17-5)

12. Creighton (18-3)

13. Saint Louis (20-2)

14. Louisville (18-4)

15. Texas (17-4)

16. Iowa St. (16-4)

17. Iowa (17-5)

18. Kentucky (16-5)

19. Oklahoma St. (16-5)

20. Virginia (17-5)

21. Oklahoma (17-5)

22. UConn (17-4)

23. Gonzaga (20-3)

24. Memphis (16-5)

25. Pittsburgh (18-4)
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