Gonzaga Stays No. 1: AP Top 25 Rankings on Week 14

The latest college basketball rankings on Feb. 6 sees Gonzaga staying No. 1 for a second straight week. Week 14 of the rankings was released on Monday.

Gonzaga No. 1 in AP Top 25 rankings

Gonzaga No. 1 in AP Top 25 rankings and is 24-0

MIAMI, FL — Gonzaga stayed No. 1 for a second straight week in The Associated Press college basketball latest rankings, which was release in Week 14 on Monday.

The Bulldogs (24-0), who are the only remaining unbeaten NCAA Division I program this season, collected 59 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel for 1,619 points, after picking up a pair of wins over BYU and Santa Clara last week.

Meanwhile, after six of the Top 10 teams from last week fell during that period, defending champion Villanova (22-2) moved two places up to No. 2 this week.

The Wildcats, who had two wins last week, received the other six No. 1 votes for 1,565 points.

Kansas (20-3), which defeated Kentucky on the road at the top of the week before seeing its 51-game winning streak at Allen Fieldhouse ended on Saturday, remained No. 3, while Louisville jumped two spots from sixth to fourth.

The Oregon Ducks (21-3), who won their two fixtures last week, including an impressive 85-58 victory over then-No. 5 Arizona, soared eight places to No. 5 this week.

Baylor, which lost twice last week, to Kansas (73-68) and Kansas State (56-54) slipped from second to sixth.

The Top 10 is rounded out by Wisconsin at seventh, North Carolina, Arizona and UCLA.

Cincinnati, which is currently on a 14-game winning streak overall and is 10-0 in conference play, moved up three places to No. 11 and is followed by Virginia, West Virginia, Florida State, Kentucky, Purdue, Florida, Duke, South Carolina and Saint Mary’s in the Top 20.

Xavier (17-7) and SMU (20-4 are the newcomers in the AP Top 25 rankings this week, with Notre Dame and Northwestern making way.

Maryland at No. 21, Butler, at No. 22 and No. 23 Creighton completed the ranked teams this week.

NCAA College Basketball Rankings: Week 14

RANKTEAMRECORDPOINTSPV RANK
1Gonzaga (59)24-01,6191
2Villanova (6)22-21,5654
3Kansas20-31,4463
4Louisville19-41,4116
5Oregon21-31,26313
6Baylor20-31,2552
7Wisconsin20-31,23210
8North Carolina21-41,14512
9Arizona21-31,1365
10UCLA21-31,11511
11Cincinnati21-287614
12Virginia17-58759
13West Virginia18-58617
14Florida State20-483915
15Kentucky18-57418
16Purdue19-553723
17Florida18-553024
18Duke18-551421
19South Carolina19-449319
20Saint Mary’s (Cal.)21-246818
21Maryland20-332617
22Butler18-528516
23Creighton20-420722
24Xavier17-6144
25SMU20-4107

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