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Friday / May 24.
  • Kentucky No Longer Unanimous No. 1; Seton Hall Remains Ranked, Johnnies Fall Out

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    NCAA Basketball: Mississippi at KentuckyKentucky remains the No. 1 team in the nation, but they are no longer the unanimous first-place team in the AP Top 25 poll.

    After the unbeaten Wildcats were forced into overtime by both Ole Miss and Texas A&M, two voters chose Virginia as the No. 1 team.

    Kentucky still got 63 of 65 first-place votes.

    Virginia is No. 2, followed by No. 3 Gonzaga, No. 4 Duke and No. 5 Villanova.

    Duke dropped to fourth after losing Sunday to N.C. State.

    Louisville fell to sixth from fifth after falling at North Carolina, and Wisconsin dropped to seventh from fourth after losing at Rutgers.

    Seton Hall remained in the poll at No. 21 while St. John’s dropped out.

    Here is the entire poll:

    1. Kentucky (63) 15-0 1,623 1

    2. Virginia (2) 15-0 1,561 3

    3. Gonzaga 16-1 1,446 6

    4. Duke 14-1 1,432 2

    5. Villanova 15-1 1,358 8

    6. Louisville 14-2 1,264 5

    7. Wisconsin 15-2 1,200 4

    8. Utah 13-2 1,185 9

    9. Kansas 13-2 1,100 12

    10. Arizona 14-2 1,037 7

    11. Iowa St. 12-2 922 17

    12. Notre Dame 15-2 903 13

    13. Wichita St. 14-2 832 15

    14. Maryland 15-2 801 11

    15. North Carolina 12-4 719 18

    16. West Virginia 14-2 627 14

    17. VCU 13-3 578 20

    18. Oklahoma 11-4 485 16

    19. Arkansas 13-2 431 23

    20. Texas 12-4 345 10

    21. Seton Hall 13-3 298 19

    22. Baylor 12-3 278 21

    23. N. Iowa 14-2 212 _

    24. Oklahoma St. 12-3 132 _

    25. Wyoming 15-2 71 _

    Others receiving votes: Ohio St. 70, Michigan St. 67, Dayton 55, Providence 17, Indiana 15, LSU 12, St. John’s 10, Alabama 7, Georgetown 7, NC State 6, Green Bay 3, Syracuse 3, Butler 2, Oregon 2, San Diego St. 2, TCU 2, Colorado St. 1, Davidson 1, Hofstra 1, Old Dominion 1, SMU 1.

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    Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle. A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013. He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.

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