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Arizona moves back up to No. 13 in AP Top 25

Posted at 11:48 AM, Dec 07, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-07 13:48:51-05
UNDATED (KGUN9-TV) - Michigan State is No. 1 in The Associated Press men's college basketball poll for the first time since early in the 2013-14 season.
 
The Spartans (9-0) jumped from third to a runaway first following last week's losses by then-Nos. 1 and 2 Kentucky and Maryland. Michigan State received 62 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel.
 
Kansas (6-1), which had one first-place vote, moved from fourth to second, while North Carolina, the preseason No. 1, jumped from ninth to third and received two votes for No. 1.
 
Iowa State moved up one spot to fourth and was followed by Kentucky, Maryland, Oklahoma, Duke, Villanova and Virginia.
 
Butler, at No. 18, and Utah, at No. 25, are the week's newcomers, both having been ranked earlier this season. They replace Syracuse, which was No. 14, and Texas A&M, which was 18th.
 
1. Michigan St. (62) 9-0
2. Kansas (1) 6-1
3. North Carolina (2) 7-1
4. Iowa St. 6-0
5. Kentucky 7-1
6. Maryland 7-1
7. Oklahoma 5-0
8. Duke 8-1
9. Villanova 7-0
10. Virginia 7-1
11. Purdue 8-0
12. Xavier 8-0
13. Arizona 7-1
14. West Virginia 7-0
15. Providence 8-1
16. Baylor 6-1
17. Miami 7-1
18. Butler 6-1
19. SMU 6-0
20. Gonzaga 5-2
21. Vanderbilt 6-2
22. Louisville 6-1
23. Cincinnati 8-1
24. Oregon 6-1
25. Utah 7-1
 
Others receiving votes: UConn 82, Syracuse 78, Texas A&M 69, George Washington 60, UNLV 40, UCLA 19, South Carolina 15, Dayton 7, UALR 5, Florida 4, Georgetown 4, Iowa 3, Pittsburgh 3, Indiana 2, Northwestern 2, Navy 1, Notre Dame 1.