College basketball rankings: Kentucky falls out of AP Top 25 poll for 1st time since 2014

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 Jan. 21, 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 (63) 18-1 1,623 1
2. Virginia (1) 18-1 1,537 2
3. Purdue (1) 19-2 1,499 3
4. Duke 17-2 1,439 5
5. Kansas 16-3 1,338 10
6. Michigan State 17-3 1,243 9
7. West Virginia 16-3 1,217 6
8. Xavier 18-3 1,180 11
9. Cincinnati 17-2 1,087 12
10. North Carolina 16-4 1,014 15
11. Arizona 16-4 974 14
12. Oklahoma 14-4 917 4
13. Ohio State 17-4 787 22
14. Texas Tech 15-4 763 8
15. Gonzaga 17-4 610 13
16. Saint Mary’s 19-2 571
17. Wichita State 15-4 547 7
18. Clemson 16-3 474 20
19. Auburn 17-2 470 17
20. Florida 14-5 366
21. Arizona State 15-4 353 16
22. Tennessee 13-5 260 21
23. Nevada 18-3 190
24. Rhode Island 15-3 189
25. Michigan 17-5 123 23