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Villanova Stays Atop AP, Coaches Basketball Polls

The top of the college basketball AP poll remains nearly the same, with the top 11 holding firm, but there were a few games that caused a shakeup down the poll.
Villanova received 56 first place votes while UCLA received three and Baylor six, who came in fourth behind third ranked Kansas. Duke rounded out the top five while Kentucky, North Carolina, Gonzaga, Indiana and Creighton fill out the top-10.
Saint Mary's loss this week sent them from 12th to 20th while Florida State re-enters the top 25 at no. 23 and Southern California ranks in at 24th. 
For the first time this season, every undefeated team in college basketball is ranked in a national poll. In this week's coaches poll, Villanova remains at No. 1 and UCLA at No. 2, while Baylor is No. 5, Gonzaga is No. 8, Creighton is No. 10, South Carolina is No. 15 and USC, making its debut in the coaches poll, is No. 25. That's it -- only seven unbeatens left in the sport.
Saint Mary's, which took an unexpected loss at home to UT Arlington on Thursday, took the biggest drop in this week's poll (ninth to 20th). The biggest jump is Florida State, which enters the rankings at No. 23 -- 10 spots higher than the Noles were a week ago.
Also, the ACC now has six teams ranked, two more than any other conference.

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