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Zags, Cavaliers remain 1-2 in week of changes for AP Top 25

Posted: 5:49 PM, Mar 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-03-04 19:03:40-05
AP Top 25 College Basketball

NEW YORK (AP) — Gonzaga and Virginia remain Nos. 1-2 in a week of big changes in the AP Top 25 .

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Mar. 3, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week's ranking:

North Carolina and Tennessee both moved up two spots, to Nos. 3 and 5.

Gonzaga and Virginia were the only teams to hold their spots from last week.

The Zags moved to No. 1 last week and beat Pacific and Saint Mary's this week to extend the nation's longest winning streak to 20 games.

No. 25 Central Florida is ranked for the first time since 2010-11.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press' men's college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Mar. 3, 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 Pvs

1. Gonzaga (42) 29-2 1,578 1

2. Virginia (21) 26-2 1,553 2

3. North Carolina 24-5 1,428 5

4. Duke (1) 25-4 1,399 3

5. Tennessee 26-3 1,366 7

6. Kentucky 24-5 1,274 4

7. Michigan 26-4 1,216 9

8. Texas Tech 24-5 1,100 11

9. Michigan St. 23-6 1,039 6

10. LSU 24-5 1,005 13

11. Purdue 22-7 999 14

12. Houston 27-2 895 8

13. Kansas 22-7 798 15

14. Florida St. 23-6 702 18

15. Virginia Tech 22-6 668 20

16. Marquette 23-6 626 10

17. Nevada 26-3 579 12

18. Kansas St 22-7 499 16

19. Buffalo 26-3 437 21

20. Cincinnati 25-4 408 23

21. Wisconsin 20-9 322 19

22. Wofford 26-4 269 24

23. Villanova 22-8 214 -

24. Maryland 21-9 207 17

25. UCF 22-6 48 -

Others receiving votes: Auburn 43, Mississippi St. 25, Iowa St. 21, Utah St. 17, Washington 14, VCU 14, Louisville 12, New Mexico St. 8, Baylor 7, Belmont 7, Old Dominion 3.