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North Carolina No. 1 in AP Top 25 poll

By SI Wire
November 16, 2015

North Carolina is ranked No. 1 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll released Monday. The Tar Heels entered the preseason ranked No. 1 as well and are 2–0 after beating Temple and Fairfield over the weekend. Kentucky remained at No. 2.

The top five teams stayed the same with Maryland, Kansas and Duke following the Wildcats.

LSU dropped two spots to No. 23 and Oregon cracked the top 25 for the first time in two years. Wisconsin was No. 17 in the preseason poll and dropped out of the Top 25 after losing to Western Illinois on Sunday.

The Big Ten leads the way with five teams in the poll, while the Pac-12, ACC and Big 12 all have four teams.

Here is the full top 25:

1. North Carolina

2. Kentucky

3. Maryland

4. Kansas

5. Duke

6. Virginia

7. Iowa State

8. Oklahoma

9.  Wichita State

10. Gonzaga

11. Villanova

12. Arizona

13. Michigan State

14. Indiana

15. California 

16. Utah

17. Vanderbilt

18. Notre Dame

19. Connecticut

20. Baylor

21. Purdue

22. Butler

23. LSU

24. Michigan

25. Oregon

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