Kansas State hops KU in Top 25 heading into Sunflower Showdown

Mizzou drops out of AP poll

Kansas State climbed three spots in the latest Associated Press college basketball poll, while two more losses bumped Kansas down another nine spots.

Kansas State (19-4) enters Monday night's installment of the Sunflower Showdown ranked No. 10 in the country. They'll play at No. 14 Kansas, also 19-4.

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Missouri, at 17-6 and 6-4 in the SEC, fell from the rankings.

Indiana maintained its No. 1 spot, despite a loss last week at Illinois.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 10, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

                        Record   Pts Prv
1. Indiana (26)          21-3  1,559   1
2. Duke (20)             21-2  1,515   4
3. Miami (17)            19-3  1,499   8
4. Michigan              21-3  1,428   3
5. Gonzaga (2)           23-2  1,371   6
6. Syracuse              20-3  1,293   9
7. Florida               19-3  1,286   2
8. Michigan St.          20-4  1,178  12
9. Arizona               20-3  1,062   7
10. Kansas St.            19-4  1,012  13
11. Butler                20-4    943  14
12. Louisville            19-5    842  11
13. Ohio St.              17-6    828  10
14. Kansas                19-4    823   5
15. Georgetown            17-4    679  20
16. Pittsburgh            20-5    591  23
17. Oklahoma St.          17-5    587  22
18. Marquette             17-5    493  24
19. New Mexico            20-4    433  15
20. Wisconsin             17-7    305   --
21. Notre Dame            19-5    264  25
22. Memphis               20-3    193   --
23. Oregon                19-5    137  19
24. Colorado St.          19-4    125   --
25. Kentucky              17-6     87   --

Others receiving votes: Minnesota 80, Missouri 69, Cincinnati 68, Saint Mary's (Cal) 62, Creighton 56, San Diego St. 53, Louisiana Tech 43, VCU 35, Saint Louis 34, Illinois 26, NC State 24, Akron 12, UCLA 8, UNLV 6, Indiana St. 5, Virginia 4, Wichita St. 3, Belmont 2, Mississippi 1, Oklahoma 1.

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