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College basketball Top 25: Baylor on top for first time

College basketball Top 25: Baylor on top for first time

There’s a new No. 1 in college basketball.

Villanova survived 2016 without a loss, but the Wildcats were tripped up in 2017 with a loss to Butler. That moves undefeated Baylor, which owns six top-50 wins, into the top spot.

Here’s how I voted in the Associated Press top 25 this week:

  1. (2) Baylor (15-0).
  2. (1) Villanova (15-1).
  3. (3) Kansas (14-1).
  4. (4) UCLA (16-1).
  5. (5) Kentucky (13-2).
  6. (6) Duke (14-2).
  7. (8) Gonzaga (15-0).
  8. (7) West Virginia (13-2).
  9. (10) North Carolina (14-3).
  10. (11) Oregon (15-2).
  11. (9) Louisville (13-3).
  12. (20) Butler (14-2).
  13. ...