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Raleigh, N.C. — Virginia remains the unanimous No. 1 in the final AP Top 25 poll of the season, while Kansas jumped to No. 4 after winning the Big 12 Tournament.

Michigan State (29-4) dropped one spot to No. 5, while Michigan (28-7) remained steady at No. 7 as both were idle following the conclusion of the Big Ten tournament on March, won by the Wolverines.

Michigan State and Michigan are also Nos. 5 and 7, respectively, in the coaches poll.

The Cavaliers (31-2) earned all 65 first-place votes in Monday’s poll to remain on top for the fifth straight week. Virginia completed a 20-1 run against Atlantic Coast Conference teams by winning the league tournament, helping the Cavs secure the No. 1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament field unveiled Sunday night.

The top four teams in the AP poll matched the selection committee’s No. 1 seeds. Villanova won the Big East Tournament and stayed at No. 2, while Xavier was third and Kansas jumped five spots to fourth.

Further down, Kentucky re-entered at No. 18 after winning the Southeastern Conference Tournament.

ASSOCIATED PRESS TOP 25

 

Record

Pts

Prv

1. Virginia (65)

31-2

1625

1

2. Villanova

30-4

1554

2

3. Xavier

28-5

1383

3

4. Kansas

27-7

1379

9

5. Michigan State

29-4

1304

4

6. Cincinnati

30-4

1230

8

7. Michigan

28-7

1213

7

8. Gonzaga

30-4

1199

6

9. Duke

26-7

1179

5

10. North Carolina

25-10

1100

12

11. Purdue

28-6

1047

10

12. Arizona

27-7

918

15

13. Tennessee

25-8

771

13

14. Texas Tech

24-9

716

14

15. West Virginia

24-10

663

18

16. Wichita State

25-7

604

11

17. Ohio State

24-8

600

17

18. Kentucky

24-10

528

19. Auburn

25-7

501

16

20. Clemson

23-9

439

19

21. Houston

26-7

430

21

22. Miami

22-9

134

24

23. Florida

20-12

102

23

24. Nevada

27-7

93

22

25. Saint Mary’s (Cal)

28-5

71

20

Others receiving votes: Arkansas 69, Loyola of Chicago 68, Rhode Island 66, TCU 40, Providence 22, New Mexico State 15, Butler 9, St. Bonaventure 8, Southern Cal 7, Kansas State 6, Buffalo 5, Seton Hall 5, UCLA 5, Creighton 4, South Dakota State 3, Middle Tennessee 2, Murray State 2, San Diego State 2, Virginia Tech 2, Davidson 1, Missouri 1.

COACHES POLL

 

Record

Pts

Pvs

1. Virginia (32)

31-2

800

1

2. Villanova

30-4

763

3

3. Kansas

27-7

685

9

4. Xavier

28-5

670

2

5. Michigan State

29-4

628

5

6. Duke

26-7

609

4

7. Michigan

28-7

604

7

8. Gonzaga

30-4

597

6

9. North Carolina

25-10

560

11

10. Cincinnati

30-4

549

8

11. Purdue

28-6

511

10

12. Tennessee

25-8

399

12

13. Texas Tech

24-9

348

13

14. West Virginia

24-10

347

18

15. Arizona

27-7

343

17

16. Wichita State

25-7

270

14

17. Ohio State

24-8

265

16

18. Clemson

23-9

242

20

19. Houston

26-7

231

21

20. Kentucky

24-10

229

21. Auburn

25-7

224

15

22. Rhode Island

25-7

96

24

23. Saint Mary’s

28-5

89

19

24. Florida

20-12

67

23

25. Nevada

27-7

56

22

25. Miami

22-9

56

25

Others receiving votes: Arkansas 34, Creighton 19, Loyola of Chicago 19, Providence 18, TCU 12, Middle Tennessee 9, N.C. State 9, Virginia Tech 9, New Mexico State 6, Florida State 5, Buffalo 4, Kansas State 4, Seton Hall 3, St. Bonaventure 3, Butler 2, Davidson 2, South Dakota State 2, San Diego State 1, Texas A&M 1.

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