U of L jumps in AP Top 25; UK holds No. 1 spot

first_img287 14. Louisville 2 4. Villanova 28-2 22. Butler Prv 1,026 14 24-7 1. Kentucky (65) 25. Boise St. 223 82 17 26-5 3. Virginia 8 — 11. Notre Dame 22-8 Record 13 Pts 24. Davidson 23-7 8. Maryland 24-7 4 The University of Louisville’s win over Virginia last Saturday resonated with Associated Press Top 25 voters, who boosted the Cardinals two spots in Monday’s rankings.U of L came in at 14th, while the University of Kentucky remained a unanimous No. 1 as it has the entire last month.Duke, Virginia, Villanova and Arizona rounded out the top five heading into postseason play for major-conference programs.Also from the Atlantic Coast Conference, Notre Dame moved from 12th to 11th a week after it knocked off U of L at the KFC Yum! Center, and North Carolina came in at No. 19.Louisville coach Rick Pitino to coach Puerto Rico this summer; take U of L to BahamasFrom the Southeastern Conference, Arkansas dropped from 18th to 21st, while LSU received votes.Bracketology: Louisville basketball a No. 4 seed, but in which region?Associated Press Top 25 for Monday, March 9The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 8, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: 5. Arizona 7. Gonzaga 1,229 406 1,454 10 9. Kansas 2. Duke 525 18. West Virginia 21 22 1,360 1 11 15. Oklahoma 21. Arkansas 701 12. Wichita St. 23-8 6. Wisconsin 1,037 13. Iowa St. 28-3 30-3 15 5 3 780 19. North Carolina 26-5 339 772 31-0 21-9 20. SMU 12 — 16 1,103 587 28-3 6 30-2 9 17. Utah 16. Baylor 21-10 — 1,544 22-9 24-6 1,344 99 19 7 300 18 797 10. N. Iowa 1,444 24-7 23. Georgetown 1,040 1,625 20 28-3 23-6 24-7 786 28-4 29-2 20-9 23-8 Others receiving votes: Oregon 69, Providence 63, Ohio St. 40, BYU 18, Michigan St. 15, LSU 8, Iowa 7, St. John’s 6, San Diego St. 3, Stephen F. Austin 2, Dayton 1, North Florida 1, Purdue 1, Valparaiso 1.C-J Brackets Game | Louisville Courier Journallast_img read more