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Kentucky stayed in its season-long perch atop the AP Top 25 and took back one of its lost first-place votes from No. 2 Virginia.

The Wildcats (19-0) were No. 1 on 64 of 65 votes cast Monday. They were the unanimous choice for five straight weeks before losing a pair of votes to the Cavaliers (19-0) two weeks ago.

Kentucky and Virginia have been 1-2 for three straight polls.

Gonzaga stayed at No. 3 while Duke moved up a spot to fourth after coach Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career victory. Wisconsin rounded out the top five.

No. 21 Georgetown, No. 23 Miami and No. 25 Butler were new to this week's poll, while Dayton, Seton Hall and Iowa fell out of the rankings.

Michigan State and Michigan remain unranked in both the AP Top 25 and coaches polls.

Associated Press Top 25

Record

Pts

Prv

1. Kentucky (64)

19-0

1,624

1

2. Virginia (1)

19-0

1,561

2

3. Gonzaga

20-1

1,476

3

4. Duke

17-2

1,402

5

5. Wisconsin

18-2

1,351

6

6. Arizona

18-2

1,300

7

7. Villanova

18-2

1,187

4

8. Notre Dame

19-2

1,139

8

9. Kansas

16-3

1,120

11

10. Louisville

16-3

1,027

10

11. Utah

16-3

996

12

12. Wichita State

18-2

893

14

13. North Carolina

16-4

878

15

14. VCU

16-3

734

16

15. Iowa St.

14-4

719

9

16. Maryland

18-3

715

13

17. West Virginia

16-3

558

18

18. Northern Iowa

18-2

440

20

19. Texas

14-5

431

17

20. Baylor

15-4

407

21

21. Georgetown

14-5

334

22. Indiana

15-5

165

23

23. Miami

14-5

164

24. Oklahoma

12-7

90

19

25. Butler

15-6

70

Others receiving votes: Colorado St. 57, Arkansas 54, Ohio St. 43, SMU 43, Providence 29, Dayton 28, Georgia 28, Stanford 16, Wyoming 14, LSU 10, Seton Hall 10, San Diego St. 4, Texas A&M 2, Tulsa 2, Davidson 1, Green Bay 1, Saint Mary's (Cal) 1, Stephen F. Austin 1.

USA Today Top 25

Record

Pts

Pvs

1. Kentucky (32)

19-0

800

1

2. Virginia

19-0

767

2

3. Gonzaga

20-1

728

3

4. Duke

17-2

682

6

5. Wisconsin

18-2

681

5

6. Arizona

18-2

634

7

7. Villanova

18-2

600

4

8. Notre Dame

19-2

556

9

9. Louisville

16-3

532

10

10. Utah

16-3

481

11

11. Kansas

16-3

476

14

12. Wichita State

18-2

449

13

13. Maryland

18-3

414

8

14. North Carolina

16-4

403

15

15. VCU

16-3

336

16

16. Iowa State

14-4

308

12

17. West Virginia

16-3

300

17

18. Northern Iowa

18-2

231

19

19. Baylor

15-4

216

21

20. Texas

14-5

183

18

21. Indiana

15-5

75

23

22. Georgetown

14-5

72

23. Miami

14-5

59

24. Colorado State

18-2

58

25. Arkansas

15-4

50

Others receiving votes: Oklahoma 48, Ohio State 47, Dayton 43, Stanford 42, SMU 28, Butler 21, Wyoming 17, Providence 13, Kansas State 12, San Diego State 7, Tulsa 7, George Washington 6, LSU 6, Saint Mary's 5, Georgia 4, Texas A&M 2, Davidson 1.

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