College basketball rankings: Arizona State jumps Duke for No. 3 in the AP Top 25 poll

AP Top 25 poll

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Dec. 17, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking:

RANK SCHOOL RECORD POINTS PREVIOUS
1 Villanova (45) 11-0 1,602 1
2 Michigan State (15) 10-1 1,560 2
3 Arizona State (5) 10-0 1,429 5
4 Duke 11-1 1,390 4
5 North Carolina 10-1 1,332 7
6 Miami 9-0 1,308 6
7 Kentucky 9-1 1,231 8
8 Texas A&M 9-1 1,156 9
9 Xavier 10-1 1,073 10
10 West Virginia 9-1 1,040 11
11 Wichita State 8-2 851 3
12 Gonzaga 9-2 831 12
13 Virginia 9-1 796 16
14 Kansas 8-2 791 13
15 TCU 10-0 789 14
16 Purdue 11-2 706 16
17 Oklahoma 8-1 691
18 Baylor 9-2 396 21
19 Arizona 8-2 396 23
20 Cincinnati 9-2 314 25
21 Texas Tech 9-1 308 24
22 Tennessee 7-2 308 20
23 Seton Hall 9-2 223 15
24 Florida State 9-1 164 19
25 Creighton 8-2 144