NCAA BASKETBALL: Arizona maintains grip on top spot
UNDATED (AP) — Arizona and Syracuse remained the top two teams in The Associated Press Top 25 for a seventh straight week.
The Wildcats (18-0) were again the runaway No. 1, receiving 61 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. The Orange (18-0) got the other No. 1 votes.
Michigan State moved up one place to third while Villanova jumped two spots to fourth. Wichita State, at 19-0 the only other unbeaten in Division I, stayed fifth and was followed by Florida, San Diego State, Kansas, Wisconsin and Iowa.
In the women’s poll, Connecticut stayed at No. 1 after two more double-digit victories over ranked opponents.
Notre Dame, Duke, Stanford and Louisville followed the unbeaten Huskies, with the first five teams unchanged. Maryland, North Carolina, Oklahoma State, Kentucky and South Carolina round out the top 10.