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NCAA Basketball Rankings: Georgia Cracks AP Top 25 For First Time Since 2003

The University of Georgia fresh off its upset win over then No. 11 Kentucky cracks the AP Top 25 for the first time since the 2002-2003 season. The Bulldogs claim the No. 24 spot in this weeks poll. Kentucky falls two spots to No. 13 in this week's poll. Florida, Vanderbilt, and Tennessee all received votes in this week's poll. 

Duke remains No. 1 with Ohio State and Kansas both holding their positions at two and three respectively. The Blue Devils are once again the only ACC team that is currently ranked although North Carolina did receive votes. 

Full AP Top 25 rankings:

  1. Duke
  2. Ohio State
  3. Kansas
  4. Syracuse
  5. Pittsburgh
  6. San Diego State
  7. Villanova
  8. Purdue
  9. Notre Dame
  10. Connecticut
  11. Brigham Young
  12. Texas
  13. Kentucky
  14. Texas A&M
  15. Missouri
  16. Illinois
  17. Washington
  18. Louisville
  19. Temple
  20. Wisconsin
  21. Kansas State
  22. Georgetown
  23. UCF
  24. Georgia
  25. Cincinnati

Others Receiving Votes: Minnesota(12-4) 123; Michigan State(10-5) 118; Baylor(11-3) 111; Florida(12-3) 110; UNLV(13-3) 74; Vanderbilt(11-3) 74; Oklahoma State(13-2) 71; Memphis(12-3) 49; St. Mary's(14-2) 49; North Carolina(11-4) 31; Gonzaga(11-5) 29; West Virginia(10-4) 15; Arizona(14-3) 6; Tennessee(10-5) 4; St. John's(10-4) 4; Old Dominion(12-3) 4; Utah State(14-2) 4; Missouri State(13-3) 2; Virginia Tech(10-4) 2; Wichita State(13-3) 2; Coastal Carolina(14-2) 1; Richmond(13-4) 1

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