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Wednesday / August 17.
  • New AP Poll: Kentucky Remains Unanimous No. 1, Louisville Falls to 17, Providence Enters Poll

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    NCAA Basketball: Mississippi at KentuckyThe new Associated Press Top 25 is out and Kentucky remains the nation’s unanimous No. 1 team for the fourth straight week.

    Louisville tumbled all the way to No. 17 following the loss to Syracuse and the dismissal of point guard Chris Jones.

    Ed Cooley’s Providence club enters the poll at No. 25, one of three Big East teams in the poll, along with No. 6 Villanova and No. 23 Butler.

     

    Record Pts Prv

    1. Kentucky (65) 27-0 1,625 1

    2. Virginia 25-1 1,526 2

    3. Gonzaga 28-1 1,471 3

    4. Duke 24-3 1,448 4

    5. Wisconsin 25-2 1,390 5

    6. Villanova 25-2 1,306 6

    7. Arizona 24-3 1,228 7

    8. Kansas 22-5 1,111 8

    9. Notre Dame 24-4 1,109 10

    10. N. Iowa 26-2 1,032 11

    11. Wichita St. 25-3 930 13

    12. Iowa St. 20-6 887 14

    13. Utah 21-5 876 9

    14. Maryland 22-5 695 16

    15. North Carolina 19-8 655 15

    16. Oklahoma 19-8 622 17

    17. Louisville 21-6 613 12

    18. Arkansas 22-5 564 18

    19. Baylor 20-7 473 20

    20. West Virginia 21-6 453 23

    21. SMU 22-5 357 21

    22. VCU 21-6 182 25

    23. Butler 19-8 165 19

    24. San Diego St. 22-6 117 _

    25. Providence 19-8 72 _

    Others receiving votes: Georgetown 58, Michigan St. 56, Murray St. 42, Oklahoma St. 25, Ohio St. 12, Valparaiso 10, Texas A&M 8, Rhode Island 3, Stephen F. Austin 2, Oregon 1, Texas 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.