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Virginia Is No. 1 In AP Top 25 Week 15 Release: Feb. 12

MIAMI, FL — Virginia is the new No. 1 team in the AP Top 25, following the Week 15 release on Monday, Feb. 12.

Despite losing 61-60 in overtime at home against Virginia Tech on Saturday, Cavaliers (23-2) earned 30 of 65 first-place votes to climb one spot to the top of AP Top 25 rankings for the first time since 1982.

Also making a notable move up in the poll on Monday was Michigan State, which collected 21 first-place votes to jump two places to No. 2 this season.

The Spartans (24-3) made the move up the poll after their wins against last week’s No. 3 Purdue and Iowa.

Villanova, which held the No. 1 spot for five straight weeks, fell to No. 3 this week after suffering its a home loss to St. John’s at the weekend.

The Wildcats received nine votes for first place, while No. 4 Xavier had the last five first-place votes. Cincinnati completes the Top 5.

Purdue fell three places to No. 6 after defeats to Ohio State and Michigan State last week.

Texas Tech, which is now the front-runner to win the Big 12 regular season title, holds firm at No. 7 and is followed by Ohio State, which jumps six-places to No. 8, Gonzaga, at No. 9 and Auburn, at No. 10.

Clemson, Duke, Kansas, North Carolina and Saint Mary’s rounded out the Top 15.

Rhode Island, Arizona, Tennessee, Wichita State and West Virginia make up the Top 25.

The AP Top 25 is completed by the returning Texas A&M, at No. 21 and Arizona State, at No. 25.

No. 22 is Michigan and it is followed by the slipping Oklahoma and Nevada.

Kentucky (24) and Miami (25) were the two teams dropping from the Top 25 this week.

AP Top 25 Rankings

1 Virginia (30) 23-2
2 Michigan State (21) 24-3
3 Villanova (9) 23-2
4 Xavier (5) 23-3
5 Cincinnati 23-2
6 Purdue 23-4
7 Texas Tech 21-4
8 Ohio State 22-5
9 Gonzaga 23-4
10 Auburn 22-3
11 Clemson 20-4
12 Duke 20-5
13 Kansas 19-6
14 North Carolina 19-7
15 Saint Mary’s 24-3
16 Rhode Island 20-3
17 Arizona 20-6
18 Tennessee 18-6
19 Wichita State 19-5
20 West Virginia 18-7
21 Texas A&M 17-8
22 Michigan 20-7
23 Oklahoma 16-8
24 Nevada 21-5
25 Arizona State 19-6 marketing strategy thesis viagra levitra or cialis which is better e-learning thesis–í levitra milford viagra generic on line dissertation proposal example virginia woolf essay levitra kenneth city dissertation outline master thesis for civil engineering go to site get link thesis statement on college major viagra tablets online india levitra heavener essay help dissertation writing style cover letter for an entry level bank teller position how do i know my ipad air is charging cheating helps students learn essay writer online free enter site research paper on c s lewis enter homework help for trigonometry levitra plato buy roaccutane with debit card Dropped from rankings: Kentucky 24, Miami 25

Others receiving votes: New Mexico State 66, Florida 48, Creighton 44, Butler 43, Virginia Tech 29, Middle Tennessee 26, Alabama 22, Houston 16, Nebraska 15, Missouri 14, Miami 10, Kentucky 8, TCU 8, East Tennessee State 5, Oklahoma State 4, St. Bonaventure 3, Louisville 2, Florida State 1, Vermont 1


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