Gonzaga stays at no. 1 in men’s Top 25 poll; Ohio St. dips after loss to W. Virginia

Gonzaga remains atop The Associated Press men's college basketball poll following a light holiday schedule.
Gonzaga rolls over North Carolina in the Kennel, 94-81
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Gonzaga rolls over North Carolina in the Kennel, 94-81

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NEW YORK (AP) — Gonzaga remains atop The Associated Press men’s college basketball poll following a light holiday schedule.

The Zags did not play last week and received 63 first-place votes from a 65-member media panel.

No. 2 Duke and No. 3 Kansas each had one first-place vote, with Oregon and Ohio State rounding out the top five.

The Buckeyes dropped three spots after losing 67-59 to West Virginia.

The Mountaineers climbed six places to No. 16. No. 24 Wichita State moved into the AP Top 25 for the first time since the 2017-18 season.

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1. Gonzaga
2. Duke
3. Kansas
4. Oregon
5. Ohio St.
6. Baylor
7. Louisville
8. Auburn
9. Memphis
10. Villanova
11. Butler
12. Michigan
13. San Diego St.
14. Michigan St.
15. Maryland
16. West Virginia
17. Kentucky
18. Florida St.
19. Virginia
20. Dayton
21. Penn St.
22. Texas Tech
23. Iowa
24. Wichita St.
25. Arizona

Others receiving votes: Colorado 74, Xavier 58, DePaul 47, Washington 40, N. Iowa 32, Utah St. 30, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 28, Marquette 27, Arkansas 19, Purdue 12, Creighton 10, Georgetown 10, Indiana 5, Houston 4, St. John’s 3, Virginia Tech 3, BYU 2, ETSU 2, Seton Hall 2, Florida 1, Stanford 1, Yale 1.

Gonzaga takes on Detroit Mercy at home at 6 p.m. PST.