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As expected, the Michigan State men’s basketball team took a tumble in the Associated Press Top 25.

The Spartans (16-3), who dropped both games last week and are off to a 3-3 start in Big Ten play, plummeted seven spots to No. 11 in this week’s poll, released Monday. They dropped to No. 10 in the coaches poll.

Michigan State lost to Iowa, 76-59, on Thursday before losing, 77-76, to Wisconsin on Sunday. Iowa is No. 9 in this week’s poll, up seven spots.

Michigan State returns to action Wednesday at home against Nebraska (11-8, 3-3 Big Ten).

Michigan (13-5, 3-2) remains unranked.

Oklahoma is the unanimous No. 1.

Coming off a week with two 2-point wins, the Sooners (15-1) received all 65 first-place votes from the national media panel on Monday. It is Oklahoma’s first time at No. 1 since the final two weeks of 1989-90. Kentucky was a unanimous No. 1 for 12 weeks last season.

Oklahoma becomes the fifth school to be No. 1 this season, joining North Carolina, Kentucky, Michigan State and Kansas.

North Carolina jumps three spots to No. 2 while Kansas, which lost to West Virginia last week, dropped two places to No. 3.

Villanova is fourth followed by Xavier, West Virginia, Maryland, SMU, Iowa and Texas A&M.

Associated Press Top 25

1. Oklahoma (65 first-place votes), 15-1, 1,625 points (No. 2 last week)
2. North Carolina, 16-2, 1,515 (5)

3. Kansas, 15-2, 1,499 (1)

4. Villanova, 16-2, 1,403 (6)

5. Xavier, 16-1, 1,321 (7)

6. West Virginia, 15-2, 1,278 (11)

7. Maryland, 16-2, 1,259 (3)

8. SMU, 17-0, 1,179 (10)

9. Iowa, 14-3, 1,167 (16)

10. Texas A&M, 15-2, 994 (15)

11. Michigan State, 16-3, 950 (4) 

12. Arizona, 15-3, 801 (18)

13. Baylor, 14-3, 649 (22)

13. Virginia, 13-4, 649 (13)

15. Miami, 13-3, 645 (8)

16. Providence, 15-3, 609 (12)

17. Louisville, 14-3, 608 (21)

18. Butler, 13-4, 439 (23)

19. Iowa State, 13-4, 411 (17)

20. Duke, 14-4, 375 (9)

21. Southern Cal, 15-3, 338 (NR)

22. Purdue, 15-3, 322 (24)

23. Kentucky, 13-4, 276 (14)

24. South Carolina, 16-1, 252 (19)

25. Indiana, 15-3, 210 (NR)

Others receiving votes: Pittsburgh 184, Clemson 53, Wichita State 38, Valparaiso 30, Notre Dame 14, Dayton 9, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 8, Gonzaga 5, Hawaii 3, Utah 3, Monmouth (NJ) 1, Navy 1, Oregon 1, UALR 1.

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