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Wednesday / April 24.
  • Kentucky, Seton Hall out of men’s AP Top 25 poll; Nova No. 1 a 3rd straight week

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    Villanova remained No. 1 in the AP Top 25 for the third straight week, while Kentucky dropped out for the first time since March of 2014.

    Seton Hall also fell from the poll after losing two straight and three of four.

    Virginia, Purdue and Duke remained at 2, 3 and 4, while Kansas jumped up to No. 5.

    Oklahoma fell to No. 12 from No. 4 after losing back-to-back games to Kansas State and Oklahoma State.

    The Big East has the No. 1 and 8 teams in Villanova and Xavier.

    Ohio State, picked 11th in the Big Ten, is now ranked No. 13 nationally under first-year coach Chris Holtmann.

    Rhode Island, under coach Dan Hurley, is back in the poll at No. 24.

     

    Here’s the updated poll:

    1-Villanova (18-1)

    2. Virginia (18-1)

    3. Purdue (19-2)

    4. Duke (17-2)

    5. Kansas (16-3)

    6. Michigan State (17-3)

    7. West Virginia (16-3)

    8. Xavier (18-3)

    9. Cincinnati (17-2)

    10. North Carolina (16-4)

    11. Arizona (16-4)

    12. Oklahoma (14-4)

    13. Ohio State (17-4)

    14. Texas Tech (15-4)

    15. Gonzaga (17-4)

    16. Saint Mary’s (19-2)

    17. Wichita State (15-4)

    18. Clemson (16-3)

    19. Auburn (17-2)

    20. Florida (14-5)

    21. Arizona State (15-4)

    22. Tennessee (13-5)

    23. Nevada (18-3)

    24. Rhode Island (15-3)

    25. Michigan (17-5)

     

     

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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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