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Tuesday / April 23.
  • Kansas finishes ranked No. 1 in final AP Top 25 poll of the season

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    With the NCAA Tournament and power conference postseason tournaments canceled, the Associated Press released their final college basketball Top 25 poll of the season, with the Kansas Jayhawks at the top spot.

    Kansas head coach Bill Self said in a media teleconference Monday that his team had the best season in college basketball this year.

    “Everyone can make their own case for their own season but nobody in America had a better season than we did,” Self said during a media teleconference Monday.

    Kansas received 63 of a possible 65 first-place votes in the final poll of the season.

    In the latest poll, Gonzaga stayed at the No. 2 spot, while Dayton, Florida State and Baylor all held at the Nos. 3-5 spots.

    The only change inside the top 10 from a week ago is Villanova moving up to No. 10 and Duke dropping one spot down to No. 11.

    The full AP Top 25 rankings are list below:

    AP Top 25

    1. Kansas
    2. Gonzaga
    3. Dayton
    4. Florida State
    5. Baylor
    6. San Diego State
    7. Creighton
    8. Kentucky
    9. Michigan State
    10. Villanova
    11. Duke
    12. Maryland
    13. Oregon
    14. Louisville
    15. Seton Hall
    16. Virginia
    17. Wisconsin
    18. BYU
    19. Ohio State
    20. Auburn
    21. Illinois
    22. Houston
    23. Butler
    24. West Virginia
    25. Iowa
    Others receiving votesStephen F. Austin 78, East Tennessee State 66, Providence 63, Michigan 62, Utah State 36, Saint Mary’s 33, Penn State 21, Arizona 7, Rutgers 6, Richmond 6, USC 4, New Mexico State 4, Texas Tech 3, UCLA 2, Vermont 2, Purdue 1, Belmont 1, Liberty 1, Utah 1

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