The Kentucky Wildcats are No. 1 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll with the Duke Blue Devils and Virginia Cavaliers coming in at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Kentucky beat in-state rival Louisville on Saturday to move to 13-0 on the season.
Kentucky beat in-state rival Louisville on Saturday to move to 13-0 on the season. Coach John Calipari's Wildcats have been ranked No. 1 for the entire season. They are off this week before opening Southeastern Conference play on Jan. 6 against Ole Miss.
Duke was idle last last after beating Connecticut on Dec. 18. The Blue Devils have been No. 2 for the past three weeks and host on Monday at 7:00 p.m. ET.
Virginia continued its steady climb up the rankings to No. 3 after teams ahead of them lost last week. The Cavaliers are a perfect 11-0 on the season and host Davidson on Tuesday.
Arizona fell from No. 3 to No. 8 after losing to UNLV last Tuesday. Louisville dropped from No. 4 to No. 5 after losing to Kentucky. Wichita State lost its second game of the season and fell from No. 11 to No. 16.
The full AP Top 25 is below:
9. Iowa State
14. Notre Dame
15. St. John's
16. Wichita State
17. West Virginia
19. North Carolina
20. Ohio State
24. Colorado State
- Paul Palladino