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Unbeaten Houston jumps to No. 2 in AP Top 25 poll

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Unbeaten Houston jumped Kansas into the No. 2 spot in Monday’s Associated Press Top 25 men’s basketball poll.

No. 1 Purdue (14-1) got 54 of the 63 first-place ballots and seven went to the Cougars (14-0), the lone remaining Division I team without a loss.

The No. 3 Jayhawks (13-1) received the other two votes. No. 4 UConn (13-2) and No. 5 Tennessee (11-3) held firm.

No. 6 Kentucky (11-2) leads the second five, followed by North Carolina (11-3), Arizona (12-3), Oklahoma (13-1) and Illinois (11-3).

Auburn (12-2) was the week’s biggest mover, vaulting nine spots to No. 16 after a win at Arkansas. Florida Atlantic (11-4) tumbled seven places after a loss to Charlotte.

James Madison (14-1) and Ole Miss (13-1) fell out of the Top 25 after sustaining their first losses of the season. Providence dropped out after two losses.

No. 19 San Diego State (13-2) and No. 22 Creighton (11-4) returned to the poll, and No. 20 Utah State (14-1) entered for the first time since the 2019-20 season.

The rest of the Top 25:

T11. Marquette
T11. Duke
13. Memphis
14. Baylor
15. Wisconsin
16. Auburn
17. Colorado State
18. BYU
19. San Diego State
20. Utah State
21. Clemson
22. Creighton
23. Gonzaga
24. Florida Atlantic
25. Texas

–Field Level Media

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