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Men's Basketball: AP Top 25 Poll

The 17th weekly edition of the AP Top 25 Poll dropped today, and there's a new #1.

Nelson Chenault-USA TODAY Sports

I'm not sure if anyone still cares about the top 25 polls considering the way this season has unfolded, but I'm going to pretend like we do.

Syracuse went 16 weeks unbeaten, but after 2 losses in a row they've been knocked from their perch a top the rankings. Florida hasn't lost since December 2nd, and at number 2 they were the natural heir to the throne.

Wichita State is the new #2, and shockingly the only undefeated team left.

The Big 12 continues to devour each other, leaving only 3 teams left in the rankings.

Kansas has officially secured a decade of dominance. The win over Oklahoma last night secured their 10th straight regular season championship. They were also one of the biggest movers in the top 10 this week; jumping up 3 spots. The Jayhawks will be the 5th ranked team in the nation coming into Gallagher-Iba Arena on Saturday.

Iowa State is on a three game win streak and they've moved up to 15th in the AP.

It wasn't a good week for Texas. After losing to Iowa State early in the week, they were obliterated by Kansas on Saturday. The two losses sent them tumbling down the polls to 24th in the nation. Things won't be getting easier this week with a game against Baylor Bears before traveling up to Norman to take on the Sooners.

AP Top 25

Rank Team Record Pts Prev
1 Florida Gators (47) 25-2 1,606 2
2 Wichita St. Shockers (14) 29-0 1,549 3
3 Arizona Wildcats (4) 25-2 1,494 4
4 Syracuse Orange 25-2 1,410 1
5 Kansas Jayhawks 21-6 1,310 8
6 Duke Blue Devils 22-6 1,286 5
7 Louisville Cardinals 23-4 1,152 11
8 Villanova Wildcats 24-3 1,113 9
9 Creighton Bluejays 23-4 1,103 11
10 Saint Louis Billikens 25-2 1,047 10
11 Cincinnati Bearcats 24-4 921 7
12 Virginia Cavaliers 23-5 909 14
13 San Diego St. Aztecs 23-3 886 6
14 Wisconsin Badgers 22-5 818 16
15 Iowa St. Cyclones 21-5 709 17
16 Michigan Wolverines 19-7 653 20
17 Kentucky Wildcats 21-6 629 18
18 Michigan St. Spartans 22-6 552 13
19 North Carolina Tar Heels 20-7 440 NR
20 Iowa Hawkeyes 19-7 418 15
21 Memphis Tigers 21-6 288 22
22 Ohio St. Buckeyes 22-6 253 24
23 SMU Mustangs 22-6 155 NR
24 Texas Longhorns 20-7 129 19
25 New Mexico Lobos 21-5 113 NR