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Cats remain steady amid shakeup in polls

There was a lot of shakeup behind them, but Syracuse and Kentucky remained one and two in the polls for the second straight week.

UK, ranked No. 2 in the country behind the Orange, picked up five first-place votes in the Associated Press Top 25 and one first-place vote in the ESPN/USA Today Coaches’ Poll.

North Carolina, Baylor and Ohio State follow the Wildcats in both polls.

AP Top 25
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Syracuse (60) 17-0 1,618
2 Kentucky (5) 15-1 1,558
3 North Carolina 14-2 1,476
4 Baylor 15-0 1,436
5 Ohio State 15-2 1,347
6 Michigan State 14-2 1,263
7 Indiana 15-1 1,217
8 Duke 13-2 1,186
9 Missouri 14-1 1,096
10 Kansas 12-3 1,005
11 Georgetown 13-2 990
12 UNLV 16-2 852
13 Michigan 13-3 715
14 Louisville 13-3 704
15 Murray State 16-0 628
16 Virginia 14-1 607
17 Connecticut 12-3 535
18 Kansas State 12-2 482
19 Florida 12-4 463
20 Mississippi State 13-3 362
21 Gonzaga 13-2 347
22 San Diego State 13-2 313
23 Creighton 13-2 236
24 Seton Hall 14-2 205
25 Marquette 12-4 170

 

ESPN/USA Today Coaches Poll
RK TEAM RECORD PTS
1 Syracuse (30) 17-0 774
2 Kentucky (1) 15-1 742
3 North Carolina 14-2 702
4 Baylor 15-0 684
5 Ohio State 15-2 649
6 Duke 13-2 583
7 Michigan State 14-2 578
8 Indiana 15-1 552
9 Missouri 14-1 540
10 Kansas 12-3 480
11 Georgetown 13-2 425
12 UNLV 16-2 374
13 Michigan 13-3 351
14 Murray State 16-0 341
15 Louisville 13-3 321
16 Connecticut 12-3 304
17 Virginia 14-1 251
18 Kansas State 12-2 242
19 Florida 12-4 226
20 Mississippi State 13-3 181
21 Creighton 13-2 163
22 San Diego State 13-2 131
23 Gonzaga 13-2 103
24 Marquette 12-4 69
25 Harvard 13-2 58