Louisville Moves To No. 1 In AP Top 25; Michigan Jumps From Unranked To No. 4

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Louisville is the new No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll, and unbeaten Michigan jumped from unranked to No. 4 in the nation.

After a week in which then-No. 1 Duke was upset at Cameron Indoor Stadium by Stephen F. Austin and then-No. 3 Michigan State was beaten by Virginia Tech, Louisville moved up from No. 2.

The Cardinals are the fourth different No. 1 team this season after Michigan State, Kentucky and Duke couldn’t hold the position.

Louisville is followed by No. 2 Kansas, No. 3 Maryland, No. 4 Michigan and No. 5 Virginia.

Louisville hosts Michigan in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday.

Michigan (7-0) jumps into the poll after beating then-No. 6 North Carolina and then-No. 8 Gonzaga last week to win the Battle 4 Atlantis title in the Bahamas.

“Well, I’m sure we’re on the map now,” Juwan Howard said after the event.

Howard’s club tied the biggest previous jump set by Kansas, which went from unranked to No. 4 on Nov. 27, 1989.

No. 6 Ohio State, No. 7 North Carolina, No. 8 Kentucky, No. 9 Gonzaga and No. 10 Duke round out the Top 10.

Michigan State fell to No. 11 and will host Duke on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

The other showcase game in the event features No. 7 North Carolina hosting No. 6 Ohio State on Wednesday.

AP TOP 25

1-Louisville (7-0)

2-Kansas (6-1)

3-Maryland (8-0)

4-Michigan (7-0)

5-Virginia (7-0)

6-Ohio State (7-0)

7-North Carolina (6-1)

8-Kentucky (6-1)

9-Gonzaga (8-1)

10-Duke (7-1)

11-Michigan State (5-2)

12-Arizona (9-0)

13-Oregon (6-2)

14-Auburn (7-0)

15-Memphis (6-1)

16-Seton Hall (6-2)

17-Florida State (7-1)

18-Baylor (5-1)

19-Dayton (5-1)

20-Colorado (6-0)

21-Tennessee (6-1)

22-Washington (5-1)

23-Villanova (5-2)

24-Butler (7-0)

25-Utah State (7-1)

Others receiving votes:

Florida 111, Xavier 91, San Diego State 89, Saint Mary's 86, Oklahoma State 85, Texas Tech 43, West Virginia 28, Purdue 24, DePaul 18, Arkansas 17, Indiana 13, Penn State 9, Stephen F. Austin 7, Oklahoma 6, Liberty 5, Notre Dame 2, Richmond 2, Virginia Commonwealth 2, SMU 1, Delaware 1

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Louisville is the new No. 1 team in the AP Top 25 college basketball poll, and unbeaten Michigan jumped from unranked to No. 4 in the nation.

After a week in which then-No. 1 Duke was upset at Cameron Indoor Stadium by Stephen F. Austin and then-No. 3 Michigan State was beaten by Virginia Tech, Louisville moved up from No. 2.

The Cardinals are the fourth different No. 1 team this season after Michigan State, Kentucky and Duke couldn’t hold the position.

Louisville is followed by No. 2 Kansas, No. 3 Maryland, No. 4 Michigan and No. 5 Virginia.

Louisville hosts Michigan in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge on Tuesday.

Michigan (7-0) jumps into the poll after beating then-No. 6 North Carolina and then-No. 8 Gonzaga last week to win the Battle 4 Atlantis title in the Bahamas.

“Well, I’m sure we’re on the map now,” Juwan Howard said after the event.

Howard’s club tied the biggest previous jump set by Kansas, which went from unranked to No. 4 on Nov. 27, 1989.

No. 6 Ohio State, No. 7 North Carolina, No. 8 Kentucky, No. 9 Gonzaga and No. 10 Duke round out the Top 10.

Michigan State fell to No. 11 and will host Duke on Tuesday night in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge.

The other showcase game in the event features No. 7 North Carolina hosting No. 6 Ohio State on Wednesday.

AP TOP 25

1-Louisville (7-0)

2-Kansas (6-1)

3-Maryland (8-0)

4-Michigan (7-0)

5-Virginia (7-0)

6-Ohio State (7-0)

7-North Carolina (6-1)

8-Kentucky (6-1)

9-Gonzaga (8-1)

10-Duke (7-1)

11-Michigan State (5-2)

12-Arizona (9-0)

13-Oregon (6-2)

14-Auburn (7-0)

15-Memphis (6-1)

16-Seton Hall (6-2)

17-Florida State (7-1)

18-Baylor (5-1)

19-Dayton (5-1)

20-Colorado (6-0)

21-Tennessee (6-1)

22-Washington (5-1)

23-Villanova (5-2)

24-Butler (7-0)

25-Utah State (7-1)

Others receiving votes:

Florida 111, Xavier 91, San Diego State 89, Saint Mary's 86, Oklahoma State 85, Texas Tech 43, West Virginia 28, Purdue 24, DePaul 18, Arkansas 17, Indiana 13, Penn State 9, Stephen F. Austin 7, Oklahoma 6, Liberty 5, Notre Dame 2, Richmond 2, Virginia Commonwealth 2, SMU 1, Delaware 1

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