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Kentucky has moved into the top spot of the AP Top 25 after North Carolina's first loss of the season, at Northern Iowa on Saturday.

The Tar Heels remained in the top ten, falling only to No. 9 in the loss that soured a Homecoming appearance for Iowa native Marcus Paige.

 width=Kentucky and Maryland each moved up one spot after UNC's fall, with Michigan State jumping ten spots to No. 3 following a big week that included Denzel Valentine's triple-double against Kansas, earning him CBS Sports Player of the Week honors.

Virginia fell out of the top ten to No. 12 after losing to George Washington and Wichita State is down eleven spots to No. 20 after losing at Tulsa.

Following its win over Duke on Tuesday in the Champions' Classic and North Carolina's loss to Northern Iowa on Saturday, Kentucky is the new No. 1 team in the Coaches Poll.

The Wildcats are followed by Maryland (who received three first-place votes), Duke at No. 3, Michigan State and Iowa State. North Carolina fell from the top spot all the way to No. 8 following its trip to Cedar Falls.

The biggest move in the poll this week came from the Miami Hurricanes, who moved from the nominal No. 38 spot all the way up to No. 19 following their wins over Butler and Utah this weekend in Puerto Rico. Oregon also moved into the poll following its impressive wins over Baylor and Valparaiso, as well as Cincinnati, who has looked strong on both ends to open the season.

Other significant movers in the poll included Purdue, who jumped from No. 23 to No. 15, Virginia, who slid down from No. 6 to No. 12 following its loss to George Washington, and Michigan State, who jumped from No. 13 to No. 4 after its win over Kansas.

The three teams to fall out of the poll were Utah, Butler and Michigan, all of whom lost this week.

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